Pediatricians Offer Strategies for Talking to Kids About Bad News
Parents wondering how to talk to their children about tragedies such as natural disasters or terrorist attacks have a new resource to help them, published online in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics.“There have been a lot of changes in how we receive news and the types of news we receive, which has impacted the information that kids are exposed to,” said Dr. Megan Moreno, a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
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