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Teen health and development

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Why So Many Children Are Left in Hot Cars—and How to Prevent It
Every summer, it seems, news stories trend about childr...

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Childhood Bullying Has Lasting Health Consequences
It can sometimes be tempting to shake off schoolyard bullying, saying, “Oh, they&rsquo...

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Childhood Obesity Is a Major Problem. Is Your Child at Risk?
You may have heard about the national childhood obesity...

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How Virtual Violence Affects Your Child
As if parents need another reason to worry about their ...

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Is My Child at Risk for High Cholesterol?
When most people think about high cholesterol, they oft...

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Could Warning Labels Help Reduce Sugar Intake?
There are plenty of things American kids don’t ge...

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Is Your Child's Backpack Too Heavy?
Between jam-packed lunches, heavy textbooks, and school...

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How Much Screen Time Is Too Much for Kids?
From classroom computers to bedroom televisions to the smartphones that seem stuck to their hands...

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6 Ways to Help Your Child Handle School Stress
It’s that time again: a brand-new school year. For many elementary school kids, that means ...

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Head Lice: 11 Myths Debunked
Find out what you can do to treat—and prevent—a lice infestation.
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