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In the #MeToo era, teaching kids and teens about consent — what consent means, who can give it, when they can give it and when they know if they have it — is more important than ever. Our pediatric experts offer advice on how to start the conversation.
The questions teens ask during appointments with adolescent medicine expert Dr. Amy Sass are wide-ranging and hard to answer: Is my body normal? Should I have sex? Here, she shares the questions she gets from teens — and the answers that motivate them.
It's hard to decide if your child is ready for action movies, social media, explicit songs — and even harder to keep up with parental controls and new technology. Our experts share insights on guiding children through today’s media landscape.
School refusal is common, but it can be hard for parents to navigate this territory. Our child psychologists shed light on school refusal behavior — and offer tips on motivating kids to go to school.
Just like first aid skills like CPR, mental health first aid is a toolbox for stabilizing a crisis until professional help arrives. Learn the basics.
A kid's stomach might hurt for many reasons, and most of them are not appendicitis. So how do you identify the real thing?
CT scans increase kids' lifetime cancer risk — more so than adults. With a specialized knowledge of kids' bodies, pediatric radiologists image differently. Read how our experts in the Radiology department promote pediatric radiology safety.
Teaching kids to care about others is critical for social development. Our expert gives tips for parents on cultivating empathy in children at a young age.
Lying can be a frustrating experience for parents. Our experts share how to teach honesty and integrity - without a power struggle.
Children and teens might experience anxiety and depression because they feel like they have to be perfect all the time. Guido Frank, MD, pediatric psychiatrist helps parents understand when they need to be concerned.
Teens today are growing up with a depth, breadth and speed of media that didn't exist 20 years ago. Their parents don't always understand what that's like, but teens still need their help.
If your child has a food allergy or intolerance, they might be missing out on vital nutrients. Learn about food intolerance and elimination diets for kids.