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

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

Free Library: The best kids books for gifts this season

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Today’s guest bloggers are Christopher Brown, Curator, Children’s Literature Research Collection; Teresa Arnold, Children’s... Read more

How to prevent injuries this winter

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Winter weather outlooks predict snow and chilly temperatures on the horizon, creating an atmosphere for festive family fun, and also presenting... Read more

Should we let our pets lick us?

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Today’s guest blogger is Shelley C Rankin, PhD, an associate professor CE of Microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania, School of... Read more

Helping your child with special needs during the holidays

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I encourage parents to remember that as stressful and overwhelming the pressures of the holidays are for us, they are equally uprooting for... Read more