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Placebo May Be Effective Treatment For Childhood Cough

Now a report from the journal Pediatrics suggests the placebo effect could have a real impact with a common childhood problem – the cough.

11/06/2014

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Parent Responsibility For Teen Drinking Party

Can parents get arrested or sued for their teen’s beer party if they weren’t home?

11/03/2014

The Best Things About Thanksgiving

Survey: Kids Bring Great Happiness — And Lots Of Stress

While adults with children under 18 were more likely to say they smiled or laughed on any given day, they were also more likely to say they have a lot of stress at home.

10/23/2014

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Top Neighborhood Trick-or-Treating Events In Philly

Here’s where to take your brood of candy-craving little monsters for a safe, festive and community-centric trick-or-treat in Philly.

10/22/2014

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Chore-Inator App

Any parent can tell you that getting your kids to do their chores is a Herculean task. Chore-inator attempts to lend a hand.

10/07/2014

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Training Session Held At Chestnut Hill College To Help Treat Trauma In Children Of Military Members

Sister Nancy DeCeasare Ph.D., associate professor of Human Services as Chestnut Hill College, says the specialized training session was geared towards mental health professionals.

10/02/2014

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No Need To Be Terrified By Child’s Night Terrors

Night terrors, which can occur in a child’s first few hours of sleep, can be dramatic for parents and caregivers.

10/02/2014

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2 More Enterovirus Cases Confirmed In New Jersey

Health officials say two more New Jersey children have confirmed cases of a respiratory illness that is caused by an uncommon virus.

09/30/2014

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A Report On Homeless Students Shows New Jersey With A Sharp Increase

Education Department spokesman David Saenz stressed the state used a new reporting method that accounted for some of the increase, but said some could be attributed to Superstorm Sandy.

09/25/2014

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Local School Districts Preparing For Potential Enterovirus 68 Spread

“It seems pretty unenviable it would move,” says Terry Quinlan, the supervisor of health services for the Lower Merion School District.

09/13/2014

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Weekend PhillyFun Picks For Kids — Sept. 13-14, 2014

Fall is in the air and there is plenty of fun to be had for the whole family this weekend in Philadelphia!

09/12/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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12 Kids Hospitalized With Respiratory Virus In Del.

It’s not clear if that virus is Enterovirus 68, the illness that has sickened more than 1,000 people.

09/11/2014

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Young Siblings Struck By Pickup Truck In Parkwood

A brother and sister are hospitalized after police say they were struck by a pickup truck in Northeast Philadelphia.

09/10/2014

Talking To Teen

Parents Need To Talk With Stressed Out Teens

Studies are suggesting that today’s teens are having a greater struggle than previous generations. Psychologists say the best way to deal with this is through communication.

09/05/2014

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