Tag "Dr. Kwabena Blankson"

Eating Disorders 101: When Eating Habits Become Unhealthy

On the surface, it seems simple – everyone has to eat.  However, our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors about eating can be the difference between life and death.  Balanced eating and exercise ought to lead to healthy outcomes, but too often,

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Bigger, Stronger, Faster

  Important Facts About Nutritional Supplements           The GNC website has categories like “Nitric Oxide,” “Hardcore Products” and “Mass Gainers” to name a few. My fear is that teens will walk into a GNC or Google “sports

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Overuse Injuries: A Growing Trend in Young Athletes

  by Tricia White As organized youth sports have grown in popularity, the pressure to compete has led to children specializing in one sport only. In generations past, children changed sports with the seasons throughout the year, but today it

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Too Sexy Too Soon?

From a very early age, our children are bombarded with graphic messages about sexiness. From the clothing marketed to pre-teens to video games, music and the media, our children get the message that being “cool” means being sexy. By Dr.

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Dear Parents of Young Men…

  by Dr. Kwabena Blankson | Contributor You and your son may not know this, but in the next romantic relationship he is in, he is (statistically speaking) more likely to be a perpetrator of violence than the victim. How

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