CMV: A more common virus than you think

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This past year the world has been in a Zika state of mind. The newly discovered link to birth abnormalities is cause for alarm and strategies... Read more

Would you step in if you saw a child being harshly punished?

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While almost everyone can say it’s important to prevent child abuse, it’s not quite clear what to do when it calls for taking action... Read more

How family friendly are our candidates’ policies?

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Today’s guest blogger is Judith A. Levine, PhD, associate professor of sociology, at Temple University. U.S. family policy is woefully... Read more

Why one child psychologist hates homework

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Editor's note: Come meet Dahlsgaard and ask her questions related to mental health during a session at the Healthy Kids Fest on Sunday, September... Read more

A growing trend: Opiate abuse during pregnancy, suffering newborns

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Editor’s note: This is the first of two parts about opiate abuse and its potential consequences during pregnancy. More newborns are... Read more

Are you and your partner ready to get pregnant?

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Planning a family is stressful enough in itself. Whether it is finances, timing, or health, all of these aspects can place a large amount of... Read more

How we all can fight the effects of poverty

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Last month, The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that all pediatricians screen for poverty in children, hoping to reduce the toxic... Read more

Should my child be screened for cholesterol?

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Today’s guest blogger is Sam Gidding, MD, Chief, Division of Cardiology, Nemours Cardiac Center at Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children... Read more