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Child health and development

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6 Ways to Help Your Child Handle School Stress
Ease concerns and boost their confidence with these expert-approved strategies.

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Why So Many Children Are Left in Hot Cars—and How to Prevent It
Follow these six steps each time you drive to help avoid a tragic outcome.

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How can you help your child that experiences anxiety?
Child and adult psychiatrist Domenick Sportelli, DO, explores the symptoms children and teens exhibi...

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What Really Helps Protect Your Newborn From SIDS
The exact cause of SIDS is unknown, but you can still take steps to reduce the risk.

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Are You Missing These Signs of Anxiety in Your Child?
Your son or daughter may be part of the one in eight children with an anxiety disorder.

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Spank, Slap or Hit Your Kids? Your Parenting Style Could Cause Them Problems Later On
This generational form of discipline may do more harm than good.

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Please Do Not Make Your Own Baby Formula
Recipes for homemade baby formula often circulate online. A pediatrician explains why making your ow...

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Ending childhood obesity to improve adult health
Childhood obesity is a metabolic ticking time bomb, leading to increased rates of high blood pressur...

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Sharing Care: The Posse Foundation, helping students in Atlanta and beyond
Many young scholars benefit socially, emotionally, and academically from the support of The Posse Fo...

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Ask Dr. Dom: stress at school
Child and adult psychiatrist Domenick Sportelli, DO, answers questions from both kids and parents ab...