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Q: How do I break my kids' electronic dependency?

I have 2 children ages 9 and 11. Both are growing increasingly preoccupied with their electronic devices and less interested with doing anything else. My 11 year old daughter can literally watch YouTube on her tablet in her room from the time she gets up until the time she goes to bed. My 9 year ...

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Keeping Young Children Safe from Foreign Objects

An adult would never try to see if a grape will fit in her ear. Curious young children, however, think very differently than parents and adults. This curiosity sometimes causes kids to place small "foreign" objects in odd places like the nose, ears or throat....

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How To Prevent & Treat Carsickness in Young Children

Motion sickness is common in both children and adults. The cause of motion sickness deals with the brain's ability to interpret messages based on what it senses....

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The Self-Esteem Shield

Parents are powerful influences in helping their children develop self-esteem as they grow. Research shows that adolescents who grow up with high self-esteem are less likely to abuse drugs or drink compared to kids who grow up without a sense of self-worth....

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Does my child have allergies?

Dr. Greg Severson MD, Pediatrician at Methodist Physicians Clinic HealthWest answers this question.

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