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Talking to your teen about removing unwanted hair
Rima Himelstein, MD
Mon, May 16, 2016, 10:22 AM
How teenagers feel about their hair — its presence or its absence — influences their developing self-concept, self-image, self-acceptance...
Making sense of food allergy research in the news
Christopher C. Chang, MD, PhD, MBA, FAAAAI, FACAAI
Clinical Professor of Medicine in division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Clinical Immunology at UC Davis
Thu, May 12, 2016, 4:00 AM
Recently, there was a news release from HealthDay that described the administration of hydrolyzed egg to egg allergic children. In the study...
Drowning does not 'just happen'
Tue, May 10, 2016, 4:00 AM
Today’s guest blogger is Kim Everett, trauma prevention coordinator at St. Mary Medical Center. The summer season is upon us, and it...
Teen IUD use is up, but condom use is down
Rima Himelstein, MD
Mon, May 9, 2016, 9:58 AM
2012 was a very good year. It was the year in which major professional medical organizations including the American College of Obstetricians...
Are you and your partner ready to get pregnant?
Peter Bidey, D.O.
Medical Director of Family Medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Tue, Apr 26, 2016, 4:00 AM
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...
How to answer your child’s questions about nutrition
Rachel Lenhoff, RD, LDN and Stefanie Weiner, RD, LDN, clinical dietitians, Healthy Weight Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 9
Thu, Apr 14, 2016, 2:07 PM
Looking for a better answer than "because I said so" when your child asks you about sugar consumption and other nutrition questions? Here's...
Tips for preparing your child for surgery
Melissa Breen, CCLS and Kristi Harris, CCLS
Wed, Apr 13, 2016, 4:00 AM
Today’s guest bloggers are Melissa Breen, CCLS and Kristi Harris, CCLS, certified child life specialists at The Children's Hospital of...
7 healthy cooking hacks
Stefanie Weiner, RD, LDN, clinical dietitian, Healthy Weight Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Tue, Apr 12, 2016, 4:00 AM
Now that you’ve mastered the fruit and vegetable hacks discussed in last month’s blog post, it’s time to get cooking. Try...
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