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Window Fall Prevention
This 30-second video features Dr. Carlos Villavicencio of Seattle Children’s Hospital giving tips for preventing window falls.
When should my child wear a life jacket? Children and teens should wear a life jacket any time they are on a boat, raft, inner tube or swimming in open water like lakes, rivers or the ocean. ... cont.
While it’s tempting to leave your child alone in the car, it’s not safe. About 38 children in the United States die from heat stroke each year after being trapped in a car. Some of the children were... cont.
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Safety and Injury Prevention
Safety Topics for Children with Special Needs
Safety Topics for Infants 0 to 2 Years
Vaccination Hesitancy: 4 Myths Explained
April 26, 2017
Vaccination hesitancy or concern about getting your child their shots isn’t new. But it has recently been gaining attention in the media. In February, Robert Kennedy Jr. offered a $100,000 reward for anyone who could turn up a study showing that it is safe to administer vaccines to children and pregnant women. Let me start […]
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Children’s Mental Health
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... cont.
Your actions and what you model for your family can help guide your child to make healthy choices about what they eat and how to stay active.
As a parent, you can't control natural disasters or events in our world, but you can help your child cope when they do happen. The following tips provide ideas for helping your child feel safe,... cont.
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Behavioral and Emotional Wellness
Growth and Development
Nutrition and Fitness
Oral Health and Personal Hygiene
Wellness Topics for Children with Special Needs
Wellness Topics for Infants 0 to 2 Years
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The Teenology 101 blog is a guide for parents and caregivers raising teenagers, written by experts from our department of adolescent medicine.