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Healing After the Boston Marathon

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Friday, May 3, 2013 - 5:58am

All of us are touched by the terrible events at this year’s Boston Marathon. As the increasingly complex story unfolds, images of carnage fill television screens and front pages. These images and information are...

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Portion Distortion

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Friday, May 10, 2013 - 4:09am

More than one-third of American children and adolescents are overweight or obese; not surprising, since we live in a world of portion distortion, and a society seduced by supersizing. A new study in the journal...

Kids React to Interracial Family in Cheerios Commercial

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 8:30am

Whoever coined the phrase from the "mouth of babes" - referring to the wisdom of children could not be more spot on. Watch and listen to the wise comments the kids from the Kids React YouTube series gave regarding the...

Ask Dr. Sandy: Should Parents Encourage Kids To Clean Their Plates?

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 7:12am

Clean your plate. Growing up, I heard that a lot from my mom. She wanted to make sure I ate a well balanced diet. And it worked then...But maybe not now. Portion sizes have gotten bigger. Unfortunately, so have too...

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Backpack Safety

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Friday, September 6, 2013 - 7:00am

With the kids back in school, it’s the perfect time to discuss backpack safety. We may cringe when we see youngsters carrying heavy packs, but a study in the medical journal Pediatrics found kids are actually more...

Ask Dr. Sandy: Do Kids Need a Regular Bedtime?

Sandra Fryhofer, MD - Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 9:00am

Parents have long believed kids do better with regular bedtimes and a good night’s sleep. A British study proves it. The study found a good night’s sleep may make your kid smarter. This week on Ask Dr. Sandy we explain...

Justin Stewart, "Grandma" to many in the Cherry Tree Community.

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/15/14: Justine Stewart shares her story of growing up and raising children in public housing.

Drew Dawson - Monday, May 12, 2014 - 7:55am

Justine Stewart is a senior citizen, and long-time resident of Cherry Tree Crossing. She was raised in public housing, and she raised her kids in public housing as well. What's life like when the challenges of living in...

Even during chaotic times, Teresa found a reason to smile - the children.

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/20/14: Teresa Bowman says the children of Cherry Tree gave her a reason to smile.

Drew Dawson - Friday, May 16, 2014 - 3:25pm

This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree. Teresa Bowman is 69 years old. She’s a native of Brooklyn New York. She wasn’t raised...

Who Lives Like This? Why? How?

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/21/14: Teresa Bowman asks, "Who Lives Like This?"

Drew Dawson - Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 5:00am

This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree. Teresa Bowman is 69 years old. She’s a native of Brooklyn New York. She wasn’t raised in...

Cherry Tree Crossing - Augusta, GA.

The Cherry Tree Listening Project 5/22/14: Teresa Bowman speaks her mind on the staff that ran Cherry Tree Crossing.

Drew Dawson - Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 7:00am

This week on The Cherry Tree Listening Project, we focus in on the story of one woman who had a unique perception of Cherry Tree.  Teresa Bowman is 69 years old.  She’s a native of Brooklyn New York.  She wasn’t raised...

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