Holiday safety tips from CHOP’s Poison Control Center

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The end of the year is filled with celebrations that revolve around food and it is hard not to be hungry just thinking about it! A delicious... Read more

How can I help my child see beyond gifts for the holidays?

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Today’s guest blogger is Susan Damico, assistant director of the Devereux Center for Resilient Children. For many, the holidays are... Read more

Healthy family recipe: Lentil, sausage, and greens soup

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Think outside “the can” the next time that you want to try a wholesome soup for your family. This meal provides a balance of vegetables... Read more

Making sense of the latest sleep advice and research

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You have a 3 month old and you’re feeling sleep deprived. You are falling asleep at your desk in the middle of the morning. Aunt Minnie... Read more

The 12 allergens of Christmas

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The holidays are a wonderful time of year filled with visiting loved ones, great food, and timeless traditions. It’s also a time of year... Read more

Cold medicines: Should I give them to my child?

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The short answer is: No. Sadly, like most things in medicine, there is no short answer to anything. With the winter season starting, cough... Read more

How can we help teens stop smoking?

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Me: “Smoking causes cancer.” My teen patient: “I know.” Me: “Smoking causes heart disease.” My teen... Read more

Healthy family recipe: Red lentil soup with lemon

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A hearty and healthy soup for dinner sounds like the perfect dinner these days…at least at my house. This recipe from Melissa Clark... Read more