Help! My child really doesn’t want to go back to school

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Today’s guest blogger is Paul A. LeBuffe, M.A., director of the Center for Resilient Children of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health... Read more

Back to school: Updates for using epinephrine auto-injectors

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As summer wraps up, it’s important to start preparing up-to-date information about your child’s food allergies to share with school... Read more

Recall round up: McDonald’s toy, travel system, and more

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Here is a listing with links to more information about the latest recalls from the Consumer Product Safety Commission this past week. Dorel... Read more

Back to school tips for children with autism

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Today’s guest blogger is Todd Harris, Ph.D., director of Autism Services for Devereux Pennsylvania, as well as Devereux’s National... Read more

Talking to your kids about third party candidates

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Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing conversation about talking about politics during the election season with kids. For older... Read more

Kids and trauma: When does it require treatment?

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A child watches her father kill her mother. A tween has a medical emergency and nearly dies. A teen is sexually assaulted. When children... Read more

Extreme obesity has tripled among teens

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Over 450 pounds. That’s what a 14-year-old boy who came in for his first appointment with me weighed. Our office scale only goes up to... Read more

Healthy family recipe: A twist on the classic PB&J

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This recipe was created by Melissa Gallagher, student volunteer with Healthy Weight Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia... Read more