Category: Children’s Health

Provider, with back to camera, holds stethoscope up to young adolescent boy's chest to listen to his heart.

July 17, 2023

4 Reasons to Schedule a Summer Well Visit for Your Child

Checking in with their doctor is valuable whether your child plays sports or not.

Children's Health, Kids and Mental Health, School-Age Children

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underwater view of a little girl jumping into a pool

July 12, 2023

Do These 5 Things to Keep Kids Safe Around Water

Active adult supervision is critical to avoiding trouble.

Children's Health, Safety

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college-aged girl carries a laundry basket out of the trunk of a car while her dad carries a grocery bag

July 5, 2023

Help Your Teen Prepare for Mental Health Challenges at College

Talk openly about mental health and offer your support before school starts.

Adolescents, Kids and Mental Health

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Woman walking in the woods spraying bug spray on her legs.

June 19, 2023

Treating Summer Bug Bites

Here’s what to do when what’s bugging you is biting you.

Children's Health, Family Medicine, Skin Care

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Kids looking out a window at the airport

June 12, 2023

Traveling with Kids? Plan Ahead to Stay Well

Try these pediatrician-approved tips for preventing and fighting illness on the go.

Children's Health, Cold and Flu, Coronavirus

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Grandma and aunt hold newborn baby while talking to the new mom

June 2, 2023

Make Sure Your Vaccinations Are Up to Date Before Meeting a Newborn

Simple shots can help you protect a baby from whooping cough, flu and COVID-19.

Babies, Maternal Health, Vaccines

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middle-school aged girl sits on couch, talking to adult who is out of frame

May 11, 2023

How Parents and Schools Can Work Together to Support Mental Health

Schools often can help if parents inform the right people.

Kids and Mental Health, Mental Health

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Mother wearing face masks hold her toddler as a provider gives the toddler a bandage on her arm

May 2, 2023

3 Things Parents Should Know About Bivalent Boosters for Young Chil...

Experts encourage parents to get their children vaccinated as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.

Babies, Coronavirus, Toddlers and Preschoolers, Vaccines

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mom sits on porch with young daughter, their backs to the camera

April 11, 2023

Q&A: How to Talk with a Child About Death

Acknowledging the loss is the first step.

Kids and Mental Health

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April 6, 2023

Your Newborn Has Sickle Cell Disease. Now What?

With the guidance of experts, parents can help prevent complications.

Blood Diseases, Children's Health, Genetics

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forlorn child sits on school steps, backpack next to her

March 9, 2023

How to Spot the Signs of Bullying—And What to Do

Parents can help improve behavior whether their child is bullied or bullying.

Adolescents, Children's Health, Kids and Mental Health, School-Age Children

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little girl looks at a bandage on her knee

March 7, 2023

7 Questions to Ask if Your Child Is in Pain

Children can’t always express what they’re feeling, but parents can help figure it out.

Children's Health, Pain Management

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