Health's Up When it comes to health, it isn't always easy for kids and families to navigate the facts. Health's Up is a podcast that explores health choices through child voices. In a new series all about stress, join our host, pediatric nurse practitioner Kristi Westphaln, and middle schoolers at Mary Bethune School in Cleveland as we explore the science behind stress, easy ways to cope, and how to build a community of support even in these virtual times.
Health's Up

Health's Up

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When it comes to health, it isn't always easy for kids and families to navigate the facts. Health's Up is a podcast that explores health choices through child voices. In a new series all about stress, join our host, pediatric nurse practitioner Kristi Westphaln, and middle schoolers at Mary Bethune School in Cleveland as we explore the science behind stress, easy ways to cope, and how to build a community of support even in these virtual times.

Most Recent Episodes

Building Community: From Apps to Real-Life Eco-maps! | Health's Up

In this episode, we learn who kids can reach out to for support when stressed - in social media and real life! Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/building-community-from-apps-to-real-life-eco-maps-healths-up.

How to Feel Better: Finding Success In Tackling Stress | Health's Up

In this episode of Health's Up, we learn strategies to improve your mood or distract from your stress. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/how-to-feel-better-finding-success-in-tackling-stress-healths-up.

Fight or Flight: Understanding Stress | Health's Up

In this episode of Health's Up, we learn about different types of stress and the science behind them. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/fight-or-flight-understanding-stress-healths-up.

'Zooming' In On COVID-19 | Health's Up

For this special edition of Health's Up, we asked kids for questions about COVID-19 and set out to find expert answers. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/zooming-in-on-covid-19-healths-up.

Health's Up: An Ideastream Public Media Podcast

Health's Up is a podcast that explores healthy choices through child voices. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/healths-up-an-ideastream-public-media-podcast.

Cockroach Poop, And Other Things That Make it Hard to Breathe | Health's Up

In this episode of Health's Up, we learn about asthma, vaping and other things that can make it hard to breathe. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/cockroach-poop-and-other-things-that-make-it-hard-to-breathe-healths-up.

Cockroach Poop, And Other Things That Make it Hard to Breathe | Health's Up

10 Hours! Every Night! | Health's Up

In this episode of Health's Up, we learn why it's so important to get a good night's rest. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/10-hours-every-night-healths-up.

Healthy Waldorf Salad Snack Attack | Health's Up

We hear tips on nutrition in this episode, and learn a delicious recipe from Mrs. Simpson's class! Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/healthy-waldorf-salad-snack-attack-healths-up.

Getting Moving | Health's Up

In this episode, we learn different ways to stay active, and the students challenge their gym teacher! Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/news/getting-moving-healths-up.