Teens & Tweens

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Spring Forward for Kids and Teens: Adjusting to the Time Change

With daylight saving time, we spring ahead – but losing an hour of sleep can cause problems for both parents and children. Learn how you can help ease the transition.

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Is Your Child or Teenager at Risk for a Mental Health Crisis?

Learn the signs and symptoms that may suggest your child or teen is at risk for depression, anxiety or even suicide.

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A Healthy Start Back To School Means Up-To-Date Vaccinations

Whether your child is starting junior high or heading off to college, back-to-school is a time for your child to start fresh. That includes making sure your children are up-to-date on immunizations. And this year, that may mean a COVID-19 vaccine.

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Pair Your Child’s Sports Physical With a Well-Child Visit

The American Academy of Pediatrics advises combining your child’s sports physical with a routine well-child visit. This is more convenient than scheduling two appointments and has other advantages as well.

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How Vaccinating Kids and Teens Against COVID-19 Can Slow Spread, Variants

A UH Rainbow pediatric infectious disease specialist explains why children should get a COVID-19 vaccine and the part that children can play in stopping spread of the disease – and halting development of coronavirus variants.

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Self-Harm Among Teenagers Is More Common Than You Think

One recent study suggests that as many as one in five children between 10 and 18 years old are engaging in intentional self-harm, such as cutting, burning, or hitting themselves. But why would that be? And as a parent, how can you stop it?

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Help Your Child Develop a Healthy Body Image

Every parent wants to raise a child who feels comfortable in his or her own skin. A key to achieving this is fostering a healthy body image.

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Recognizing Emotional Problems in Teens – and When to Seek Help

Adolescence is accompanied by physical and emotional changes, a desire for independence and facing decisions about social activities. The COVID pandemic has added new challenges and heightened anxiety.

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