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As adults, we know that sedentary lifestyles and the smartphones treated like an extra appendage aren’t doing our health any favors. But how are these habits affecting young children?
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) children under 5 years of age must spend less time sitting watching screens, or restrained in strollers and seats; get better quality sleep; and have more time for active play to grow up healthy.
As we approach the end of summer, it’s time to start checking items off your child’s back to school checklist. But, along with new school supplies, your checklist should include important steps to help kids get back on track with a healthy sleep routine.
Doctors at Ascension Via Christi offer the following tips to help manage your child’s sleep schedule:
- Administrative Excellence: Dr. Philip Newlin, MD, and Claudio Ferraro, Ascension Medical Group Via Christi
A letter from Carla Yost, Chief Nursing and Quality Officer, Ascension Via Christi:
Thirty-three years ago, I received my nursing pin. While I remember my freshly ironed white dress and nursing cap, family and nursing classmates who supported me through my final pathophysiology exam, I don't remember who the speaker was.
When Virgil Miller was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he wasn’t eager to spend months getting treatment or recovering from surgery.
But because he was referred by his urologist to the Ascension Via Christi CyberKnife Center in Wichita for treatment, he didn't have to do either.
In just five sessions of an hour or less over a 10-day period, Virgil’s radiation therapy was complete.
Kansas-born Don King has been chosen to lead Ascension Via Christi — bringing nearly 20 years of senior healthcare leadership experience to his new role as Ascension senior vice president and Kansas ministry market executive.
In his new role, effective April 15, King will provide strategic and operational leadership while promoting alignment within Ascension Kansas and Ascension’s national ministry.