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21 articles tagged Pediatrics
'Blonde girl eating watermelon on beach to help maintain healthy body weight'

Help Children Have Healthy Weight

Obesity is a serious issue that's affecting more and more kids. That’s why it’s crucial to help children maintain a healthy body weight.

Woman 'Female emotional despair'

How Early Puberty Affected Me

A teen mom reflects on her good and bad decisions resulting from early puberty, as she advises girls in similar situations to make wise choices.

Pediatrics 'African-American woman portrait'

School Nurses Are Family Doctors

School nurses are well aware of the choices low-income parents face. In many cases they willingly assume the role of de facto family physician.

Parents 'Dads With Girls Entering Puberty'

Single-Parent Dads Explain Puberty To Girls

Your daughter is growing up. She needs more personal hygiene products and a trip to the gynecologist. Here’s how to remain calm and helpful.

Parents 'Moms With Boys Entering Puberty'

Single-Parent Moms Explain Puberty To Boys

You may feel like renting an R-rated movie in lieu of having the talk with your son. But there are some important things you both should know.


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Education 'Female upset by pregnancy'

Effects of Teen Pregnancy on Education

An unexpected pregnancy can interrupt high school or higher education plans. Rather than coping in isolation, get the support to overcome challenges.

Parents 'Outgrowing Your Family Bed'

Outgrowing Your Family Bed

At what age is it no longer appropriate for small children to fall asleep beneath their parent’s or sibling’s sheets?

Vision 'Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month'

Children’s Eye Health and Safety

Telltale signs of vision prob­lems are squint­ing, head­aches, lack of concen­tra­tion, or reading compre­hension.

Immunology 'Can You Outgrow Asthma?'

Can You Outgrow Asthma?

The prospect of breaking free from an ailment that hinders breathing excites asthma sufferers.

Woman 'Frightened black girl beneath sheets'

Protect Girls From Mutilation

Female genital mutilation, done by cutters or medical doctors, can cause long-term physical and emotional problems.

Orthopedics 'How to Get Taller Within Months'

Increase Your Height

Whether you are tall or verti­cal­ly challenged, you adapt to daily challenges. Some go further and surgically increase height.

Woman 'Protect Children From Breast Ironing'

Dichotomy of Protecting Children With Torture

Breast ironing is a practice of suppressing pubes­cent breast growth in a mis­directed attempt to preserve chastity.


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