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Bedwetting Not Uncommon Among Children

Bedwetting affects five to seven million children in the US and about ten percent of all 7-year-olds.

12/09/2014

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Don’t Ignore ‘Growing Pains’

We don’t think of musculoskeletal pain in children but it occurs more commonly than you would think. Don’t ignore it.

11/24/2014

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Asthma Is Common And Potentially Fatal Problem Among Inner City Youth

Asthma is a major health concern and it is particularly an issue in children who live in the city.

11/20/2014

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New Survey Tracks America’s Kids After School

A new survey by the Afterschool Alliance chronicles how children spend the hours between 3 and 6pm – when they are largely unsupervised.

11/18/2014

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Prevent Spreading Germs This Winter

I’m sure you have noticed how easily infections seem to spread in schools. Here’s an easy tip to minimize the risk of your getting sick.

11/17/2014

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Making Kids Good Readers

Many studies have shown that reading consistently to kids is the strongest factor in a child’s later reading success.

11/17/2014

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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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Hundreds Of Thousands Of Children Abducted By Non-Custodial Parent

Kids often hear about “stranger danger” but statistics show that strangers are NOT the most frequent abductors. This is what you need to know.

11/05/2014

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Ustyme App

Ustyme is a video call app that lets families read over 200 books and play games – even when they’re in different parts of the country.

11/03/2014

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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

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Let The Grandparents Watch The Kids

A Johns Hopkins study done four years ago found that grandparents watching children actually reduces the incidence of injury by 50% or more.

10/31/2014

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Temple University Study Sheds New Light On How Toddlers Learn Language Skills

A new study indicates that the quality of communication with toddlers is of much greater importance than the number of words.

10/29/2014

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Teens Reluctant To Seek Help For Depression Because Of Social Stigma

Teenagers often fail to seek help from depression because they’re embarrassed about the problem.

10/29/2014

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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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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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