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Children's Health August 2015


  • Special Edition: Our Children’s Health
  • Nutrition: Making schools safer for children with food allergies; Eating more vegetables
  • Preventive Health: E-cigarettes-Why caution is warranted; If you smoke, your baby smokes too; Asthma
  • Sports: Concussions-A silent epidemic among our children; New concussion testing helps athletes; Building stronger bodies; Avoid body overheating
  • Access to care: EC vs UC (Emergency Care vs. Urgent Care)
  • Behavior: Children with ADHD-Ensure back-to-school success; Bullying; Bedwetting; Sleep schedules improve classroom performance; Is my child too shy?
  • Adolescence: Puberty
  • FYI: Helpful websites & resources; Calendar

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