CHILDREN'S HEALTH

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How Pet Therapy Can Help Promote Healing for Hospital Patients

Pet therapy, in which hospital patients get a chance to meet and interact with animals, can have several benefits such as reducing stress and promoting healing. Watch as therapy dogs meet some young patients at Rainbow Babies & Children's.

Jennifer Wuersig

Advances in Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Help Patients Live Longer and Better

Fifty years ago, children diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) had little hope of living long enough to become an adult. But advances in research and treatment for the disease have dramatically changed that outlook.

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Kids and Screen Time: Don't Let It Be a Battleground

Time spent on electronic devices such as phones, tablets and even computers may have an undeserved bad rap based on shaky science. A Rainbow Babies & Children's clinical psychologist explains why.

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Your Toddler's Digital Life: Do You Know Age-Appropriate Habits?

It’s hard for parents to know how much cell phone, tablet or computer screen time is OK for their children. Test your knowledge of guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics on children’s media use.

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How Parents Can Help Their Young Athletes Avoid Burnout, Overuse Injuries

With increasing pressure on kids and parents to participate in club, travel or year-round teams, burnout and overuse injuries are getting more common in younger athletes. What parents can do.

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Why You Should Skip Cold Medicine for Kids

Children catch as many as six to eight colds per year. But before you reach for the over-the counter cold medicines, learn about their potential risks.

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The Dangers of Teen Vaping: What Parents Need to Know

Vaping can pose a serious health threat to children. Learn the facts about e-cigarettes and why parents should talk to their children about their potential dangers.

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How You Can Vaccinate Against Cancer

You can eliminate your -- or your children's -- risk for six types of cancer with the safe and proven vaccine that prevents the human papillomavirus (HPV). Learn move about the HPV vaccine.

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