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Hemophilia: Could Your Child Be at Risk for This Bleeding Disorder?
About one in 5,000 children, almost always boys, are born with hemophilia, or low levels of a blood clotting factor. These low levels mean the blood doesn’t...
Apr 15
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Does My Child Have Sensory Processing Disorder?
Have you noticed your child seems extra clumsy? Do they freak out about their socks and certain clothes? Do they react negatively to noise and bright lights? It’s...
Apr 10
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What Should I Avoid Eating and Drinking When Breastfeeding?
For nine months (or more!), you’ve carefully avoided deli meats, unpasteurized cheeses, alcohol and other foods that you just couldn’t stomach during pregnancy....
Apr 09
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Why Your 16- or 17-Year-Old Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine
You might not see the value in vaccinating your 16- or 17-year-old child against COVID-19 infection. After all, young people tend to have few or no symptoms...
Apr 07
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Cystic Fibrosis in Children: 5 Things Parents Should Know About Treatment
As a parent, you want to give your child the very best start in life. But when they are diagnosed with a life-threatening disorder like cystic fibrosis...
Apr 02
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Talking to Children About Mass Violence: An age-by-age guide for parents
School violence, mass shootings and terrorist attacks.  It feels like every time we open our social media apps or listen and watch the news, individuals,...
Mar 29
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Wilms Tumor: What Parents Should Know About This Pediatric Cancer
There’s probably nothing more frightening for a parent than hearing your child has cancer. Fortunately, thanks to advancements in treatment therapies,...
Mar 23
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How to Help Your Child Break Out of the Perfectionist Trap
Whether it’s acing their Spanish test, taking the shot on goal that wins the game or nailing Mozart’s Flute Concerto #1, you want your children to try...
Mar 21
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How to Spot the Springtime Hazards Hiding in Your Garage
It’s spring-cleaning time! And as you’re clearing out your garage or shed, there’s a good chance you’ll come across some products and chemicals you need...
Mar 20
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When to Worry About Your Child’s ‘Nuggets and Fries’ Diet
Just about every parent has dealt with a picky eating phase with their child. Whether it’s macaroni and cheese (only the orange kind!), yogurt that has...
Mar 12