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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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Thumb Surgery: How Hand Surgeons Can Build a Thumb

Jul 23, 2019

As a hand surgeon who works specifically on kid-specific hand and arm issues, I get the chance to build a more functional thumb that they can use for the rest of their lives. Read More

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Beyond Coloring: How Art Therapy Can Be a Positive Impact for All

Jul 18, 2019

Art therapy engages the mind and body in ways that are different from language alone. Visual and symbolic expression gives voice to experience and empowers individual, communal and societal transformation. Read More

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Pets and Mental Health: How Furry Friends Can Impact Your Child’s Life

Jul 16, 2019

Studies have shown that having pets leads to a number of mental health benefits, such as decreased anxiety and depression, improved self-esteem and creating a sense of purpose. If you are considering getting a pet, here are four benefits that can come from having a four-legged friend. Read More

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What’s the Difference Between an Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist?

Jul 11, 2019

While pediatric audiologists and speech language pathologists each serve different roles, they often work together to track a child’s progress and make adjustments to hearing devices or therapy to best serve a child and their family. Read More

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How to Squat Safely: Correct Form for Maximum Effectiveness

Jul 09, 2019

One of the most effective exercises is the squat, but when done incorrectly squatting can lead to many issues inside and outside of the weight room. Read More

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Nephrotic Syndrome: More Serious Than You Think

Jul 05, 2019

When you see the words “nephrotic syndrome,” you might think the words describe a specific disease that impacts a particular part of the body. Because we know “nephro” means kidney, we know this is a disease in the kidneys. But this isn’t quite true. Read More

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Menstruation in Adolescents: The Importance of Using Menses as a Vital Sign

Jul 03, 2019

Adolescence is a time of many new things – including puberty changes and the onset of menstruation. A first period can be an exciting experience, but one that may cause some anxiety for young women and their caregivers. Read More


Teens and Fireworks Safety: An Important July 4th Discussion

Jul 01, 2019

At this time of year, we get a lot of questions from parents who want to know how to talk to their teens about fireworks. Here are some tips for how to get that conversation started. Read More