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Magnet Safety (0:00:30)
Dr. Julie Brown, co-director of Emergency Medicine Research, discusses the danger of powerful magnets.
Skateboards, scooters and skates provide fun ways for your child or teen to get the 60 minutes of physical activity that ... cont.
Has this happened to you? You’re driving home after a busy morning and your child falls asleep in the back seat of the car. ... cont.
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Posted on: September 10, 2014
Tonight, after President Obama speaks, PBS airs a NOVA documentary about vaccine science and safety. Vaccines: Calling The Shots. It’s told through the parent, pediatrician, and community lens. If you’ve ever wondered about vaccines in America, it’s time to tune in. I’ve been in touch with the team producing this documentary. Seriously excited to hear […]
Children’s Mental Health (0:00:30)
Mark Fadool, clinical director of mental health services at Odessa Brown Children's Clinic, provides early warning signs of mental health issues in kids and teens and urges us all to notice the signs and act early.
Marijuana is addictive. Most teens who enter Seattle Children’s substance abuse treatment program report that marijuana is ... cont.
Busy schedules and easy access to fast food can make it a challenge for families to make healthy food choices. Get ideas on ... cont.
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