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

Children are more susceptible to the adverse effects of climate change because of their age and small size. As adults, it is our responsibility to protect them from these harms by taking steps now to protect them as well as prevent further deterioration of our environment.
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How to Talk to Your Aging Parent About Getting Help

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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.

A Happy 2017 Thanksgiving from the TDWI Team!

Everyone from TDWI wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you enjoy this holiday with friends, families, and those that you love.
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7 All Natural Ways to Treat ADHD

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

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

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.