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What are the signs of attention deficit disorder and ADHD  Featured
What are the signs of attention deficit disorder and ADHD
Does your child not seem to listen? Or cannot stay seated and pay attention? A pediatric specialist weighs in on the signs that you should be looking out for.
Should pediatricians be giving kids prescriptions for exercise? 
Should pediatricians be giving kids prescriptions for exercise?
Is your child stuck in their quarantine routine? Childhood obesity and mental struggles have risen, these tips can be the solution.
Physical punishment with children may lead to permanent life-long behavioral problems, experts say 
Physical punishment with children may lead to permanent life-long behavioral problems, experts say
Recent studies have shown that children who experience physical punishment in their childhood can show negative permanent lifelong effects on their behavior.
Can ‘staying in the game’ be harmful to kids? 
Can ‘staying in the game’ be harmful to kids?
An orthopedic surgeon weighs in.
How to help your child’s sleep patterns in the summer  Featured
How to help your child’s sleep patterns in the summer
A pediatric sleep specialist shares tips on how to help your child sleep better.
Vaping and COVID-19 can show identical damaging effects to teens 
Vaping and COVID-19 can show identical damaging effects to teens
Health professionals have discovered that COVID-19 and vaping e-cigarettes can have similar medical health effects.
How to stay safe on the Fourth of July 
How to stay safe on the Fourth of July
A doctor shares tips on how to have a fun and safe weekend with your kids.