Choosing the right summer camp for kids and teens can be a big decision for parents. A pediatric psychologist weighs in to discuss the social and developmental benefits of summer camp.
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Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in children and adolescents. Here are eight things parents can do when they suspect their child is considering suicide.
Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in children and adolescents – but it doesn’t have to be.If you are considering suicide or self-harm, pausing to take these 5 steps can save your life.
Suicide rarely happens without warning. You may be in the best position to notice that a friend needs help. Do these three things to do if your friend is suicidal.
Anxiety is a feeling everyone experiences at some point but for some, it grows too strong or too frequent. These tips on how to manage anxiety can help.
Even if it’s not uncommon for teens and kids to feel sad sometimes, those moments can still feel overwhelming. The good news is there is a lot you can do to help bust these bummers. Next time you’re feeling down, try some of these tips.
Measles is one of the most contagious infections. To prevent the spread of measles in a community, about 95% or more of the population must receive the measles vaccine or be immune.
A registered dietitian at CHOC Children's Hospital offers parents tips for traveling with picky eaters, including: At home before a trip, set the stage by offering some of the foods you might experience on your upcoming travels.