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How to Keep Kids Out of the Emergency Room This Winter

Our pediatric emergency medicine specialists share winter safety tips to help you and your children get through the winter season safe and healthy.

Age-Specific Schedules and Activities for Kids During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Making a complete schedule with at-home activities is not always easy, but we’re here to help make schedules go smoothly.

Outdoor Adventures with Kids

If you’re going for a hike or adventure with children, our experts have some advice for a smooth trip. Read on to learn our tips for adventuring with kids.

The Top Tips for Trampoline Safety

Find out more about trampoline safety and the risks associated with children using trampolines. Learn how to trampoline safely into summer.

Tips for Getting Fit and Healthy as a Family During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Getting fit and healthy is often easier with the support of others. Check out our tips on how to get in shape as a family.

The Benefits of Physical Activity and Exercise on Mental Health

Getting kids moving is important now more than ever. Find tips from our child psychologists and learn why exercise and play is so important to your child’s mental health.

Summer Burn Safety

Summer can be lots of fun, but it also comes with a few safety risks. Learn more about summer burn safety and burn prevention to keep kids safe all summer long.

Post-Concussive Syndrome: The Big Picture Behind the Symptoms

"Post-concussive syndrome" refers to concussion symptoms that last more than a week or two. But there's often more to them than meets the eye. Learn what causes post-concussive symptoms, and why "syndrome" might be a misleading term.

Worried About Your Child's Perfectionism?

Children and teens might experience anxiety and depression because they feel like they have to be perfect all the time. We help parents understand when they need to be concerned.

Playing to Win: When Youth Sports Push Too Hard

Sports are great for kids, but increased competitiveness and pressure can lead to overuse injuries and burnout.

My Kid Isn't Athletic

Dr. Emily Stuart offers six tips for getting kids out of the house and having fun, even if they don't like traditional sports.

5 Nutrition Truths for Growing Athletes

The advice and products available to help fuel young athletes for sport are more abundant than ever before, and it’s getting harder to know what works.

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