Posted by: Dane Snyder, MD on Sep 25, 2020


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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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Distance Learning: Best Practices to Support Your Student

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Since schools have been closed due to COVID-19, many parents have had to become more hands-on in their children’s daily learning than ever before. Supporting their students at home has been just as much of a learning process for these parents as it is for kids. Read More

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Take the Hassle Out of Homework: 6 Ways to Help Your Child

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Homework is important and provides countless benefits like improved comprehension, cognition and memory. So, how can you encourage your child to do their homework without a nightly battle? Check out these six tips to take the hassle out of homework. Read More

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Pets and Children: Keeping Kids Safe When Animals Are in the Home

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Dogs, cats, and other pets can be wonderful additions to the family. They can be fuzzy friends that provide love and companionship for many years. Unfortunately, even the most loving of pets can bite. Read More

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Social Media: A Teen’s Perspective

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Social media has transformed the way we communicate in our daily lives. While there are many upsides to social media, there are also negative consequences. Read More

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Back to School: How to Get Your Kids Ready for the Year Ahead

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Summer has flown by and, seemingly out of nowhere, it’s time to prepare the kids to head back to school – a transition that can be tough on caregivers and kids, alike. Read More

How to Choose an Urgent Care

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Convenience seldom plays a role in the timing of your child’s illness or injury. Take the sudden earache at 3 in the morning…or a fall down the stairs on a Sunday afternoon. Sporting injuries are more likely in the evening or on a weekend. Read More

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Setting Up Your Child for a Successful Summer Camp Experience

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The decision to enroll your child in a summer camp is only the first step. With the variety of options, parents may wonder about the possible benefits. What should you consider when selecting and preparing a child for camp? Read More

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So far, 94 cases have been reported in 17 states and two people have died from bleeding from the use of synthetic cannabinoids. Read More