Children’s Health Articles

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Top Tips for Encouraging Kids to Take Their Medicine
August 2020

Trying to encourage your child to take medicine can be a daunting task. Between bitter liquids and chalky chewables, it’s easy to see why medicine…

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A Good Start: How to Help Your Child Stay Healthy in Daycare
August 2020

More than 12 million children under the age of 5 are in some form of child care. Many are enrolled in daycare centers, where they…

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Tips for Kids: How to Avoid Colds and the Flu This Fall
August 2020

The end of summer brings more than just the start of school; it also ushers in the beginning of cold and flu season. That’s why…

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3 Ways to Safeguard Kids from Depression
May 2020

Depression is often thought of as an adult mental health issue. But children can suffer from depression too, with the incidents increasing with age. According…

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Maintaining Normalcy When School's Out
April 2020

Children rely on well-known routines to get them through the day. This is why a typical school day often has a calming effect on kids,…

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Tackling the Talk: How to Discuss Addiction with Children
October 2019

Have you ever discussed addiction with your children? Your answer may well be no. Maybe you think your kids are too young. Or maybe you…

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