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Food Sensitivity Tests: The Pitfalls of Home Testing Kits

Posted by: David Stukus, MD on Jul 19, 2018


At-home tests are being marketed as a convenient way to determine food sensitivity. Read what our allergy expert has to say about what these tests can and can't do.

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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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Picky Eating: How to Help Change a Child's Food Habits

Jun 28, 2018

Picky eating is common among young children, but picky eaters aren’t just kids who refuse to eat vegetables. Here are ways to help better understand this problem and how to manage it. Read More

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ADHD Changes in Children as They Grow and Develop

May 31, 2018

It is difficult to predict whether an individual with ADHD will experience a significant improvement in symptoms and impairment over time; but, individuals with more severe ADHD symptoms, greater impairments in functioning, family histories of ADHD and additional psychiatric diagnoses (e.g., mood, anxiety, and substance use disorders) appear most at risk for continued difficulties. Read More

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How to Have a Successful Summer: Building Deeper Connections with Your Kids

May 24, 2018

Your relationship with your child is the most important predictor of their future self and success. Fancy vacations are not necessary to create joyful moments. Spending quality time playing and learning together will help you nourish that relationship and grow together. Read More

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How to Support Siblings of Children with Special Needs

May 02, 2018

The stigma surrounding mental illness is real, but a child or teen going through the mental illness is not the only one affected. Read More

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Autism Awareness Day: A Time for Acceptance and Action

Apr 02, 2018

April 2 marks the 11th annual World Autism Awareness Day – a day to recognize people living with autism. Cities around the globe have hosted events recognizing Autism on this day, and many notable places celebrate the day by participating in “Light it up Blue.” Last year, Read More

6 Things Every Parent Should Know About Toilet Training

Mar 30, 2018

Toilet training is a big milestone for children but can also be a nerve-wracking time for parents. Understanding the process is important and so is recognizing when it might be beneficial to reach out for professional help. Read More

Substance Abuse: Are You Worried Your Teen May Using?

Mar 06, 2018

You are not alone. The media is exploding with information on opioid overdoses, and the debate about the legalization of marijuana wages on. Here are a few important things to know about teen substance abuse. More teens that not have used alcohol. Read More

Exposure to Community Violence and Its Impact on Our Youth

Jan 25, 2018

It’s hard to ignore the levels of violence in the United States, especially within the juvenile population. This has a clear impact on the country as a whole, but more specifically, the youth who have been exposed to it. Read More