Healthy Kids Archive: November, 2012

Five Ways to Help Your Child Overcome Needle Fears

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By Katherine K. Dahlsgaard, Ph.D. American children receive over 30 shots for vaccinations during the course of their lives. That doesn’t... Read more

Taking the Sting Out of Kids’ Needle Fears and Phobias

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By Katherine K. Dahlsgaard, Ph.D. It's flu season, which means it’s flu shot season, which means it’s a good time for some parental... Read more

Deadly Sleep Positioners

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By Sari Harrar Infant sleep positioners (ISPs) promise to reduce risk for sudden infant death, prevent “flat heads” in babies who... Read more

1 in 6: Your Risk for Food Poisoning

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Is it just me, or is anyone else surprised that it’s time to thaw a turkey? Ready or not, it’s time for everyone’s favorite... Read more

For Parents: Is Your Kids’ Drug Reaction An Allergy or Not?

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A skin rash…itching…breathing problems…swelling. These can be warning signs that your child is having an allergic reaction... Read more

Teens Abuse Prescription ADHD Drugs, Too

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By Rima Himelstein They’re known as study drugs ... party drugs ... vitamin R, the smart drug, addy, a-bomb ... Regardless of the slang... Read more

10 Ways to Entice a Screen-loving Kid to Get Moving

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By Frances Zappalla, DO After reading a recent study released in Pediatrics that looks at mounting research showing that a child's media use... Read more

Talking to Kids Scared by Superstorm Sandy

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By Garry A. Emmett, M.D., F.A.A.P. I can blog again now that my married children and their families are out of my apartment in the aftermath... Read more