Healthy Kids Archive: February, 2013

New guidelines for treating ear infections

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Although the American Academy of Pediatrics did not issue any radical new ideas on preventing middle ear infections in children in a new report... Read more

When a teen feels suicide is “the only way out”

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Maybe you and your teen heard the news report earlier this month about the 22-year-old who jumped to her death from the George Washington... Read more

Parents less likely to recognize if their child has a weight problem

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As parents, we often don’t like to admit when our kids have a problem, and a new poll confirms that usually happens when it comes to... Read more

Teen depression: Not just a phase they will outgrow

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This is the first in an ongoing series that will examine mental illness in teens. Blog contributor Rima Himelstein, M.D., a Crozer-Keystone... Read more

Let's get kids moving!

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Today’s guest blogger Lauren Falini, BS, is an exercise physiologist in the division of weight management at A.I. duPont Hospital for... Read more

Eight ways to keep kids heart healthy

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Today’s guest blogger is Frances Zappalla, D.O., a pediatric cardiologist at the Nemours Cardiac Center at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital... Read more

The best way to treat traumatized kids still not clear

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What type of treatments help kids who have witnessed shootings, been caught in a storm, or who have been abused themselves? What treatments... Read more

Keeping kids with food allergies safe on Valentine's Day

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Valentine’s Day usually means celebrations and exchanges with chocolate and other treats, and marks a popular time for parties and dates... Read more