Health - Physical and Mental

  • Description:
    Information on how to manage pain in common childhood pain experiences (such as teething, colic, and ear infections).
    Review Date: 4/24/2017
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    Includes the descriptions of 14 vaccine-preventable childhood diseases. Additionally, there is information on vaccine schedules and immunization office visits and answers to questions frequently asked by parents regarding their concerns about vaccines.
    Review Date: 6/21/2017
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    Information for parents on teen depression and how they can help. Includes warning signs, communication tips, and when/how to seek professional help.
    Review Date: 4/21/2017
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    Includes parenting tips to help teenagers with ADHD achieve independence.
    Review Date: 7/25/2017
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    Includes recommendations for speaking with teenagers about suicide.
    Review Date: 6/8/2017
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    Explains different types of attachment bonds and the effects these bonds can have on children.
    Review Date: 4/22/2017
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    Tips for parents on the physical fitness of toddlers, including what they are capable of at various ages and ideas to help them stay physically fit.
    Review Date: 4/21/2017
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    Tips for parents to help prevent poisoning for children, including where to get help if you suspect your child has been poisoned.
    Review Date: 4/22/2017
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    Premature births are discussed with an emphasis on health problems that can be experienced by premature babies. Additional information is available as to how parents can best take care of their premature baby.
    Review Date: 3/31/2017
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    Written for school psychologists: Information regarding risk factors and warning signs of youth suicide and ways that school personnel can prevent it.
    Review Date: 2/27/2017
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    Information on how to protect children's health during and after natural disasters including floods, extreme heat, wildfires, and volcanic ash.
    Review Date: 5/17/2017
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    Parents are provided with a detailed action plan for their child's first doctor's visit for diabetes.
    Review Date: 4/7/2017
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    Tips for parents on raising a resilient baby, including information on how to properly handle the fear that is sometimes associated with babysitters, shots, crying and falling.
    Review Date: 4/24/2017
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    Particular signs for sensory problems in infants, toddlers, pre-schoolers, grade-schoolers, adolescents and adults are outlined.
    Review Date: 6/26/2017
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    Tips for parents on how to best support their grieving, school-aged child following the death of a close friend or family member.
    Review Date: 3/9/2017

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