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  • Fatty liver disease in children is on the rise

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    Fatty liver disease in children is on the rise

    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common cause of chronic liver disease in children, affecting 1 in 10 children. According to the American Liver Foundation, the number of children affected by fatty liver disease is on the rise – having more than doubled in the last 20 years.


  • Teal Pumpkin Project: Candy alternatives for Halloween

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    Teal Pumpkin Project: Candy alternatives for Halloween

    Having a child with a food allergy or diabetes impacts nearly every aspect of life – including how he or she can participate in holidays and related celebrations. Festive autumnal celebrations nearly always include candy and treats, and it can be heartbreaking to tell a child with a food allergy that he or she can’t participate in the merriment of trick-or-treating on Halloween night.


  • 10 trick-or-treat safety tips

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    10 trick-or-treat safety tips

    The spookiest day of the year is quickly sneaking up on us. You're probably already on your way to being knee deep in pumpkins, costumes, candy and creating great Halloween memories for your child.


  • How do you know if it's a concussion?

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    How do you know if it's a concussion?

    Accidents can happen in sports, but what are the proper steps to take if your child has been hit in the head? As a parent, it is important to know what to look for if you suspect that your child may be suffering from a sports concussion.


  • Recognizing ADHD in children

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    Recognizing ADHD in children

    There are a variety of reasons a child may have trouble sitting still, following directions or paying attention. Often, this behavior could be due to age or maturity level. However, frequent hyperactivity or trouble concentrating could be a sign of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).


  • 5 habits that can lead to unhealthy weight in kids

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    5 habits that can lead to unhealthy weight in kids

    With 1 in 5 children affected by obesity, childhood obesity is considered an epidemic in the U.S. In fact, the number of children and teens affected by obesity has more than tripled over the past 50 years.



  • Your child's gut health

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    Your child's gut health

    Gut health is the latest health trend filling news feeds and showing up on food labels and supplement bottles. If you're a parent focused on keeping your child healthy, you may be wondering if gut health, microbiome, bacteria and probiotics are just buzzwords part of a passing fad, or something you need to investigate.


  • 4 health effects of vaping

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    4 health effects of vaping

    The number of teens who vape has risen significantly over the past decade. In 2011, approximately 1.5% of high school students reported e-cigarette use in the past month. In 2018, 20.9% of high school seniors reported vaping within the past month – and more than 37% reported using e-cigarettes within the past 12 months.


  • Bullying at school: Signs your child is being bullied

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    Bullying at school: Signs your child is being bullied

    According to stopbullying.gov, bullying is defined as unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-age children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time.

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