Family First

April - Exercise

Making healthy choices when you’re sleep deprived can be tough. Research shows that kids who don’t get enough sleep have a harder time concentrating in school, can be irritable and their immune systems have a harder time fighting off illness. Use these tips for a better night’s sleep.

Apr. 23 - Apr. 29

Make it a routine – It’s easy to put off exercise when you don’t think you have time. If you’re an educator, try finding a few minutes between instructional time to get students moving. At home, parents can make a family walk part of your weekend routine or whatever time works for your family.


See more videos in our Family First Video Library on the KRCG website.
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SSM Health Medical Group and SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital are teaming up with our Family First partner KRCG-TV to focus on a year-long campaign to help families stay healthy and be active. By making small changes throughout the year, we can make a lasting impact on our overall wellbeing.

Through "Family First" we will provide families and the community with easy tips and timely health information. From getting better sleep to eating healthier and getting more exercise, there are small, achievable changes you can make in your everyday routine to create lifelong healthy habits.

Throughout the year, watch for informative stories, weekly tips and events that'll help your family live their healthiest lives.

Join SSM Health Medical Group, SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital and KRCG-TV as we issue an important call to action encouraging families to make small, healthy lifestyle changes! Together, we can make a difference.

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