How a picky kid grew up to be an award-winning chef

April 2021 … Michael Solomonov, an award-winning chef and restaurateur in Philadelphia, was interviewed by reporters on the staff of the William Cramp Fit Flyer in Philadelphia, and a version of the Q and A will be in the spring edition. Additionally, Mr. Solomonov will be featured in our book, Leading Healthy Change in Our Communities 2021 —  Doing […] Read More

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A yummy smoothie that’s fun to make

| By John, 2nd grade | April 2021 … I recently made a delicious smoothie using my favorite food — a banana — and other ingredients that my family had in our refrigerator and freezer. I’d like to teach you how to make it, too.  My smoothie had almond milk, spinach, frozen mango, blueberries and a banana. […] Read More

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The things I’ve learned

| By Dion, 8th grade | April 2021 … I’ve learned a lot about myself this past year. I learned that I can draw, and that I draw pretty well. I can stay up late at night for a long period of time without going to sleep. Even though I know it’s not good for […] Read More

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Luther Clark joins Healthy NewsWorks board

March 2021 … Healthy NewsWorks is pleased to welcome Dr. Luther T. Clark, a board-certified cardiologist, as a member of its board. Luther is deputy chief patient officer and global director of scientific, medical and patient perspective in the Office of the Chief Patient Officer at Merck, where he works to ensure that the company’s […] Read More

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Why I decided to become a yoga teacher at age 12

| By Mishi, age 12 | March 2021 … I first started practicing yoga with my mom once she became a certified yoga teacher in March 2020. We called it Quarantine Yoga, a 30-day challenge for my 7-year-old brother and me. I got really into it, and it was fun!  Two weeks in, Mom pitched […] Read More

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What I wish I had known

|By Katelyn, 3rd grade| March 2021 … It was Thursday, March 12, 2020. Everybody at Gotwals Elementary School heard the announcement over the loudspeaker: “Good afternoon, Gotwals Elementary School students. Unfortunately, we all will be given a two-week vacation at home because of coronavirus. We will be cleaning the schools while you are at home.” People in my classroom were […] Read More

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Healthy NewsWorks launches By Kids For Kids

March 2021 … Healthy NewsWorks is pleased to announce the launch of By Kids For Kids, its new digital platform.  Designed for and primarily featuring content by students in elementary and middle schools, the site allows children and families in the Philadelphia region and beyond to receive reliable, health-focused news while offering both teaching and learning resources.   “During the pandemic, all […] Read More

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Tips for getting a good night’s sleep

| By Healthy Eagle staff |  March 2021 … Getting a good night’s sleep is important because your body needs to rest for the next day, a doctor at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children recently told the Healthy Eagle staff.   “When you’re sleeping is when you’re doing most of your growing and [when] your cells recharge,” said Dr. Priya […] Read More

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How an award-winning author deals with stress and deadlines

March 2021 … Lesa Cline-Ransome, an award-winning children’s book author living in Rhinebeck, N.Y., was interviewed by reporters on the staff of the William Cramp Fit Flyer in Philadelphia. Responses have been edited and condensed.  Q. What is a typical day like in your life as a writer?  A. I don’t spend my whole day writing. A lot […] Read More

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One year in, looking at what the pandemic has changed

| By Maribel, 8th grade |  March 2021 … This pandemic has changed and affected our lives differently. Some may have found new hobbies, like learning to cook. For others, their whole mindset has changed.   It has definitely taken a toll on me, as a student and in my personal life. One day during the pandemic […] Read More

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