Tag: "playgrounds" at medical news
Lawmakers alerted on new tobacco control policies by research team
...es and enforce existing laws for smoke-free parks, playgrounds
and outdoor recreation areas accessible to young people. 6. Eliminate tobacco-vending machines and self-service displays in stores accessible to young people. 7. Improve community education about the risks of adolescent smoking, and urge the publ...
Luxury Spas Ride Boom in Wellness Industry in Poland
...from pre-1989 communist-era. Then, they were the playgrounds
of the proletariat, where miners and steelworkers were sent to re-charge their batteries. Seventeen years after the collapse of communism, they have been revamped and are now mostly the domain of senior citizens - not only from Poland. Last year th...
Adolescent Girls More Active If Neighborhoods Have Parks
...s with active amenities such as basketball courts, playgrounds
and walking paths were associated with more physical activity than parks with passive amenities, such as picnic areas and lawn games. The study suggests that communities should make parks a higher priority, particularly ones with amenities like run...
Haryana Adopts New Rules for Private Schools
...standards like good rooms and buildings and proper playgrounds
for students, the official said. The new rules come into effect from April 1. Source-IANS...
School Playgrounds and Athletic Facilities Helps To Fight Childhood Obesity
A RAND Corporation study issued today says school playgrounds
and athletic facilities can be important tools in ...where risk of obesity is high and public parks and playgrounds
are often lacking, could benefit from convenient and safe places for physical activity. And making s...
Children Using Slide in Playground Treated for Exposure to Poisoning
...den lattice and littered the playground. Soil on playgrounds
that are near freeways where decades of lead-bearing exhaust fumes have created lead deposits could be another source of toxicity for children, it was then warned. Soil often is contaminated by airborne lead particles that drop to the ground and beco...