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Posted by: Lynn Rosenthal on Aug 22, 2019

Every child experiences stress. It’s important to understand children’s stress can become toxic if it’s not acknowledged and addressed.

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Pediatric News You Can Use From America’s Largest Pediatric Hospital and Research Center

700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Back to School: Safety Tips for College-Bound Kids

Aug 13, 2019

Heading off to college can be exciting and stressful for both parents and kids. What most parents don’t know is that back-to-school is the beginning of what is called the “Red Zone,” which is a six-week timeframe where students, particularly first-year students, are more likely to experience sexual assault on campus. Read More


Safety Tips for Cheerleaders: Preventing Overuse Injuries

Aug 09, 2019

Because of the nature of practices, cheerleaders tend to see injuries similar to what dancers get. In this way, cheer athletes really should take care of, and prepare, their bodies for practice as a dancer would. Read More

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ADHD and Sports: What Parents Need to Know

Aug 07, 2019

Should kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) play sports? Of course! While some features of ADHD my pose challenges, generally speaking, kids with ADHD are able to play sports. Read More

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Marathon Training: Best Practices for Your Best Performance

Aug 05, 2019

In order to optimize your training, nutrition needs to be a regular component of the workout plan - period. Routine eating has to be a priority. Read More

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Breastfeeding: Changing the Plan Does Not Mean Failure

Aug 02, 2019

Some new mothers experience their birth plan exactly as expected and nursing comes naturally. Everything is perfect. But, then she goes home and things change. Read More

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Exercise and Heat Illness - Signs, Symptoms and What Parents Need to Know

Jul 31, 2019

When the temperature rises outside, it is important to be aware of the dangers it can bring. Exertional heat illness is one of the top three causes of death in sports and prevention is one of the greatest tools to keep from having a serious injury associated with the heat. Read More

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Colorectal Patients: Transitioning to Adult Health Care

Jul 29, 2019

A transition of care model to help teens and adults with colorectal diagnoses helps patients receive appropriate care as they move from the pediatric to the adult health care setting. Read More

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What Parents Need to Know About Medical Marijuana

Jul 25, 2019

Medical marijuana is marijuana used to treat a medical condition as recommended by a physician. Marijuana is the common name for the plant cannabis sativa, and its two primary components are cannibidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Read More