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Tips for Parents: Kids and Energy Drinks
Monday, June 06, 2011

Learn how drinking energy drinks can make kids and teens sick and how the high amounts of caffeine found in some of these drinks can be high enough to kill.

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Tips for Parents: Teen Plastic Surgery
Tuesday, March 29, 2011

In Tips for Parents: Teen Plastic Surgery, learn the most common plastic surery procedures among teens, the risks involved, and what you should consider before making a decision.

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Corporate Angel Network
Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Cancer patients fly free in the empty seats on corporate jets.

A national public charity whose only mission is to arrange free travel to treatment for cancer patients using empty seats on corporate and fractional ownership flights. It’s a simple process and hassle-free.

www.CorpAngelNetwork.org.  (866) 328-1313

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Tips for Parents: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Monday, November 10, 2008

Signs and symptoms of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, a mental disorder that makes a child have obsessive thoughts about germs, cleanliness, safety or school success.  These thoughts often cause them to do compulsive, ritualistic behaviors such as hand washing, checking doors or appliances, or saying particular phrases or questions over and over.

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Sex education: Talking to toddlers and preschoolers about sex
Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Tips for talking to young children about their sex organs and understanding common early sexual behaviors.

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Should I Have My Son Circumcised?
Monday, October 06, 2008

Routine circumcision is no longer recommended by most pediatricians.  However, there are reasons some parents opt to have their sons circumcised.  Learn more about circumcision, the reasons for and against it, and get a worksheet that will help you weigh your decision.

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Video: Stress and School Performance
Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Help your child cope with stress.

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Video: Keeping Your Child Healthy
Wednesday, April 16, 2008

The healthier your child is, the more successful he/she will be in school.

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Tips for Parents: Teenage Stress
Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Identify the stresses teens face and learn ways to help them cope.

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Tips for Parents: School Stress
Monday, March 31, 2008

Identify the stressors your child faces and learn healthy ways to deal with stress.

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Zero to Three
Thursday, March 20, 2008

“The Nation’s Leading Resource on the First Years of Life.”  Follow the “Parents” link to a “Parent’s A-Z” with articles on hundreds of topics, a tip of the week, FAQs, Brain Wonders (a section of the site devoted to brain development), and the national education campaign “The Magic of Everyday Moments.” It “is designed to help you and other caregivers understand and gain ideas for how to use simple, everyday moments to promote your child's social, emotional, and intellectual development.”

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The Mayo Clinic
Tuesday, March 18, 2008

“Mayo Clinic's three main Web sites provide information and services from the world's first and largest integrated, not-for-profit group medical practice. Manage your health with information and tools that reflect the expertise of Mayo's 2,500 physicians and scientists, learn how to access medical services, and discover Mayo's medical research and education offerings.”

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Quitting Thumb-Sucking and Pacifiers
Monday, March 17, 2008

Tips for helping your child break the thumb-sucking or pacifier habit.

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National Association of School Psychologists
Thursday, March 06, 2008

Follow the “Helpful Information” link for articles and fact sheets on parenting, mental health, diversity, kids activities, and more.

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My Lion-Childhood Cancer Community Service Kit
Thursday, March 06, 2008

This kit "Is designed for teenagers and their leaders to step in and make a difference through community service or service-learning."

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Kids' Health from the Nemours Foundation
Thursday, March 06, 2008

With three separate sites.  The parent site offers “Practical parenting, information, and news,” the kids’ site features “Homework help and how the body works,” and the teen site details “Answers, advice, and straight talk” about teen health issues.  Also available in Spanish.

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Interactive Childhood Immunization Scheduler
Wednesday, March 05, 2008

CDC’s National Immunization Project—“Interactive Childhood Immunization Scheduler.”  Includes useful links for more information. 

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Intelihealth
Wednesday, March 05, 2008

A one stop resource for health information.  The site is divided into four main areas:  Diseases and Conditions, Healthy Lifestyle, Your Health, and Look it Up. With information for men, women, children, and the aged; also features dental information, an “Ask the Expert" area, and interactive tools such as the exciting “A Look at Your Colon,” a “Ball Park Chow” game, and a depression self-assessment.  Featuring Harvard Medical School's consumer health information.

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Healthy Start, Grow Smart Series
Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Developed by the US Departments of Agriculture, Education, and Health and Human Services, these twelve booklets walk you through baby’s first year of life.  They include feeding tips, checkup information, stages of development, ways you can keep baby safe, and much more.  Also available in Spanish.

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Healthy Schools Healthy Youth
Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Includes a “Summary of Adolescent and School Health Tools,” health topics like asthma, skin cancer, and sexually transmitted diseases, publications, statistics, articles, and more.

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Checklist for Test Anxiety
Monday, March 03, 2008

From How-to-Study.com, this resource includes a checklist for identifying test anxiety, and tips on what you can do to relax for that next test.

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Center for Adolescent and Family Studies
Monday, March 03, 2008

Indiana University’s online directory with links to information on conflict and violence, mental health issues, health and safety, a teens only page, publications, and additional resources.

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Anxiety--Rachel's Story
Friday, February 29, 2008

From Teens Health, this article is targeted to teenagers.  A snapshot of what anxiety can look like.

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American Academy of Pediatrics --Sleep Issues
Friday, February 29, 2008

Parenting help with information on bedtime activities, foods for sleep, sleep patterns, problems, schedules, and important information on SIDS.

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American Academy of Pediatrics
Friday, February 29, 2008

This site has a parenting corner with featured topics and parenting resources, hundreds of symptoms, treatment and prevention articles for everything from abuse to working parents, and safety tips to prevent injury and illness.

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About Our Kids
Friday, February 29, 2008

From the New York University Study Center.  The website focuses on children’s mental health with featured articles like “Does My Child Worry Too Much?” and  “Early Child Development: The First Five Years.”

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