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The one thing most likely to kill your child this summer (it’s probably not what you think)

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Life Health Canada More dangerous than guns, pit bulls and pit bulls with guns Author of the article: Tristin Hopper Publishing date: Jun 03, 2021  •  June 3, 2021  •  3 minute read  •  79 Comments Article content If Summer 2021 plays out like all the others, at least a… Read More »

Coronavirus: Child psychologists highlight mental health risks of lockdown

The delay in getting children and adolescents back to schools is a “national disaster” that is putting their mental health at risk, say leading psychologists. In an open letter to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson, they say the isolation of lockdown is harming already vulnerable young people. Highlighting the low risk to children of Covid-19, they… Read More »

What causes leg pain in child

Barbara Ostrov, MD, pediatric rheumatologist, Penn State University Medical Center, Hershey, Pa. Transient synovitis usually goes away in a week or two and does not cause any residual problems. These are often noted on X-ray when it is taken for an injury or fracture. However, there is no evidence to support this concept. A doctor… Read More »

Think your child has ADHD? What your pediatrician can — and should — do

ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is the most common neurobehavioral disorder of childhood. It affects approximately 7% to 8% of all children and youth in the US. As the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) pointed out in their recent clinical practice guideline for ADHD, that’s more than the mental health system can handle, which… Read More »

How to Bullyproof Your Child

When my 10-year-old daughter was shunned by her friends a few years ago, we tried a surprisingly effective anti-bullying strategy. The trouble started during a play date when three little girls battled over who would wear the one sparkly gown for dress-up. It ended up my daughter’s prize, infuriating one of the girls who told… Read More »