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Back to school advice from Healthy Kids bloggers
Healthy Kids blog Editor
Thu, Sep 1, 2016, 4:00 AM
It’s that time of year again, we’ve asked our Healthy Kids bloggers to offer the best advice for parents to keep in mind as the...
Why drowsy driving is impaired driving
Flaura Koplin Winston, MD, PhD
Tue, Jun 14, 2016, 9:35 AM
Motor vehicle crashes remain the number one cause of death for teens in the US, and I always remind parents that they need to help their teens...
Should I be concerned if my child snores?
Amer Kechli, M.D., FAAP
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Temple University
Thu, May 5, 2016, 4:00 AM
You noticed that your child recently started snoring. When do you need to worry about it? The quick answer is: 1. You should be concerned...
The Baby Box: Silly name, but serious business
President & CEO, Educating Communities for Parenting
Mon, Feb 29, 2016, 4:00 AM
When I first heard about the “Baby Box”, I wondered what it would entail. When I found out that it was basically a starter kit...
8 simple new year’s resolutions for families
Rob Danoff, DO
Wed, Dec 30, 2015, 11:38 AM
Today’s guest blogger is Rob Danoff, DO, a family physician and program director of the Family Medicine and Combined Family Medicine/Emergency...
Treating chronic pain in kids
Katherine S. Salamon, PhD
Mon, Dec 28, 2015, 10:22 AM
Today's guest blogger is Katherine S. Salamon, PhD, who directs the Integrated Pain and Wellness Program at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital...
A closer look at study reporting ADHD medications cause sleep problems
Katherine K. Dahlsgaard, Ph.D.
Lead Psychologist of The Anxiety Behaviors Clinic at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Wed, Dec 2, 2015, 5:30 AM
Warning: a new study concludes that drugs such as Concerta, Adderall and Vyvanse lead to worse sleep in children. But, parents who are considering...
Why is sleep so important for our kids?
Sarah Levin Allen, Ph.D., CBIS
Assistant Professor of Psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Mon, Oct 5, 2015, 5:30 AM
Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series on brain health. One sheep, two sheep, three sheep, if you’re anything like...
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