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Keep up with your kid’s health: Find healthy snacks, injury prevention tips, sleep advice, family wellness, heart-warming stories of brave pediatric patients facing down disease. Get expert advice from our pediatric specialists.

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Teen Self-Harm: Can I Prevent My Teen From Cutting?
Kids 11/16/2017

Teens turn to cutting and other forms of self-harm to ease stress. Teen self-harm requires parents to help their kids cope. Dyan Aretakis of the UVA Teen & Young Adult Health Center offers tips on how to get started.

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Dry Drowning: What You Need to Know
Kids 8/17/2017

Dry drowning became a hot topic this summer. Learn about the symptoms and get advice from Chris Holstege, MD, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics.

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Kids With ADHD Often Have a Parent With ADHD
Kids 8/9/2017

For any child with ADHD, there’s a 30 to 40 percent chance that one or both of the child’s parents also has ADHD. And in many cases, the parent’s ADHD has gone undiagnosed into adulthood.

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