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self-harm

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?

healthy body image

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.

car seats

Car Seats and Carriers Are No Substitute For a Crib

Babies sleep a lot, and new parents know little ones can fall asleep almost anywhere. But that doesn’t mean babies should sleep anywhere.

hockey and covid-19

Hockey Players: Best Tips To Stay Healthy During COVID-19

How to stay healthy on the ice, on the bench and in the locker room.

eliminate allergies

How You Can Eliminate a Food Allergy

Physicians have figured out a way to harness the body’s immune response to eliminate allergic reactions to food. Eli Silver, MD, a pediatric allergy and immunology specialist at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, explains.

sprains in kids

Your Guide to Sprains, Strains and Shin Splints in Kids

You can’t prevent every bump, scrape and bruise during childhood. But you can help reduce your child’s risk for sports injuries such as strains, sprains and shin splints. Here's how.

hypertension in kids

High Blood Pressure: Kids Can Have It Too

High blood pressure, which is sometimes called hypertension, affects about one in three adults in the United States. But this health problem doesn’t just affect adults.

kidney stones in kids

Childhood Kidney Stones May Lead To Long-Term Health Concerns

An increasing number of kids and teens have experienced the agony of kidney stones. Now health experts have concerns about their long-term health.

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