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Archive: April, 2012
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New reason to turn off the TV
Mon, Apr 30, 2012, 1:43 PM
TV-watching in kids and teens has already been linked with higher risk for overweight, sleep problems and a taste for junk food. Now, a new...
Pa. vaccine deadline extended!
Mon, Apr 30, 2012, 10:31 AM
Whew! If you’re a Pennsylvania parent still scrambling to schedule catch-up vaccines for your kids before your school district’s...
Preventing unplanned teen pregnancies
Rima Himelstein, M.D.
Adolescent Medicine Specialist at Crozer-Keystone Health System
Fri, Apr 27, 2012, 4:08 PM
It is normal for teenagers to believe in “the personal fable”: they think they are special and unique (no argument there!) and...
Why bullying hurts kids’ health
Fri, Apr 27, 2012, 8:03 AM
When I was a kid in the late 1950s and early 1960s, most adults dismissed bullying with that worn-out rhyme “sticks and stones will break...
Best – and worst – ways to cut kids’ soda sips
Tue, Apr 24, 2012, 12:42 PM
Hold the lectures about mountains of sugar, tons of empty calories and loads of artificial ingredients. A new study from Belgium suggests that...
Inside the recent rise in measles
Mon, Apr 23, 2012, 1:24 PM
Seventeen outbreaks, 222 cases. That doesn’t sound like much. But when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new measles...
Talking with kids about sex and safety
Janet Rosenzweig, MS, PhD, MPA
VP for Programs & Research for Prevent Child Abuse America
Tue, Oct 15, 2013, 11:17 AM
This is a guest post from Janet Rosenzweig, M.S., Ph.D., M.P.A., interim executive director of Prevent Child Abuse - Pennsylvania, a program...
Shining some light on Vitamin D and kids
Beth Wallace Smith, R.D.
Registered Dietitian at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Wed, Apr 18, 2012, 1:22 PM
At least once a week, a parent of one of my patients will ask me a question about Vitamin D. And it’s a good thing they ask. In the...
Christopher C. Chang
Gary A. Emmett
Sarah Levin Allen
W. Douglas Tynan