Filomena Gomes

Kids with Personal Trainers:Is this pushing the limit?

(Mar. 21, 2005) - There aren’t many 10-year-olds like Ariel Ho. A competitive figure skater, Ariel wakes up at each morning at 5:30am. She has warmed up with a personal trainer by 6:15 and is on the ice at 6:45 — all before heading off to school.


Boning Up on Kids’ Health

(Mar. 21, 2005) - Mention bone density and most people imagine an older woman, stooped and fragile. But osteoporosis is not just an ‘old ladies’’ disease. Children, too, can be afflicted with this condition, and for a number of reasons, may be prone to the bone fractures that result from osteoporosis and its milder cousin, osteopenia.


Pediatric group steps in to stem medical errors among children

(Dec. 21, 2001) - Concerned about the growing incidence of hospital medical errors among adults, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released new recommendations aimed at protecting children.



Soil, sand and seeds - helping children grow

(Aug. 21, 2001) - Armed with a teaching degree, horticultural therapist Stephanie Molen thought it would be a breeze sharing her love of plants with disabled preschool children. But defeat came quickly.


For Queens Quiz Kid, it's all about the opera!

(Aug. 21, 2001) - Jessica Agudelo loves opera. Most days she's in school at 7am for the opera seminar or opera singing workshop offered at her high school. So it's not a surprise the 17-year-old was one of three students to win the 2001 Texaco Quiz Kid opera competition


Family Time at the Whitney

(Apr. 21, 2001) - Discover 20th Century and Contemporary Art this spring at The Whitney Museum of American Art Family Fun Program.


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