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Helping Your Child Deal With Bullies: What You Can Do

Emily Andrews - 5/29/2018 - 0

Bullying can take many different forms but is defined as […]

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What You Need to Know About Climate Change and Children’s Health

Jennifer Landis - 5/22/2018 - 0

Children are more susceptible to adverse effects of climate change because of age & small size. Here are some steps to protect them & our environment.

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How to Talk to Your Aging Parent About Getting Help

Jenilee Matz MPH - 4/30/2018 - 1

Few things can be as complicated as caring for your mom or dad through their golden years. One common challenge adult children face when caregiving is their parent’s refusal to accept help. Understanding why seniors may reject offers for assistance can help you have a more productive conversation.

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A 13-Year-Old’s Perspective on How to Stem Violence in the World

Adam X - 4/12/2018 - 0

Our thoughts have the ability to make us well or make us unwell. Science has shown that yoga, meditation, and mindfulness can assist in the healing process and that our minds can control our bodies. It is more important than ever to teach kids the skills they need to cope with emotions in a better way.

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Smartphone Syndrome: A Millennial Mental Health Crisis

Thomas G. Kimball, PhD - 2/16/2018 - 1

Millennials were born during a period of rapid technological transformation. Most millennials have never known life without a cellular telephone or without having access to the internet. The mental health effects of being “always connected” have only recently started to be considered.

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The High Price of Being Constantly Plugged In

Taylor Davis - 2/14/2018 - 0

How constant connectivity negatively impacts teens’ mental health and what you can do about it.

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Top 8 Apps to Keep Your Family Safe and Healthy

Jennifer Landis - 1/26/2018 - 1

Here are 8 new technologies that are designed to keep families (including our pets) safer, healthier, and happier.

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Dry Drowning & Secondary Drowning: Should You Be Terrified?

Noah Rue - 1/24/2018 - 0

A highly publicized death of a child due to a rare form of drowning, terrified parents needlessly. Here’s what you need to know about secondary and dry drowning.

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What Every 7th Grader Needs to Know About Life

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 12/20/2017 - 1

Even when separated by thousands of miles, grandparents can play a special role in the lives of their grandchildren. Here is one grandfather’s advice to his granddaughter as she enters 7th grade.

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7 All Natural Ways to Treat ADHD

John Levine - 11/7/2017 - 1

Natural interventions such as brainwave entraining music, diet, behavioral therapy, and meditation may provide viable alternatives to ADHD medications.

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Why Your Teen is Out of His Mind

Jess Shatkin, MD, MPH - 10/6/2017 - 0

Teens don’t take risks because they want to upset us or because they think they’re invincible. They take risks because our species has been fine-tuned by evolution to do just that during adolescence.

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A Supermom’s Guide to Managing Stress

Samantha Rivers - 8/9/2017 - 1

Being a working mother and being stress-free don’t have to be mutually exclusive if you address the factors that contribute to your stress head-on.

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