Articles by Matthew Carron, Research Assistant

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

November 27, 2019

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Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

“When you feel good, you have a much better chance to make good decisions.” – Ming Sun The divide between mind and body has been debated for centuries. As we learn more about how our physical health influences our mental well-being, this divide becomes harder to find. This leaves parents with two important questions that […]

Stay In Shape: Kids’ Bodies Feed Their Minds – Shrinking It Down

October 23, 2019

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Stay In Shape: Kids’ Bodies Feed Their Minds – Shrinking It Down

How can we guide children to healthfully navigate food, fitness, sleep, and more (especially when Takis® taste so much better than eggs for breakfast)? These aren’t just important for physical health but mental health, as well. The MGH Stay In Shape Program for elementary and middle school students, going on 20 years strong, is one solution that’s benefited several communities in Massachusetts. In today’s episode, special guest Ming Sun, MCHES, of MGH Community Health Associates, joins host Steve Schlozman, MD to share more about Stay In Shape – including strategies to help kids set […]