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Pediatric allergist Jonathan Hemler
7 Quick Questions with Pediatric Allergist Jonathan Hemler video post

As a pediatric allergist, Jonathan Hemler, MD, diagnoses and treats kids who have food allergies. He also researches the causes and treatments of these allergies. He's especially interested in: Anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reactionRed meat allergiesThe genetics of food allergies The organization Food Allergy Research & Education recently named UVA…

Way shows Josephine how to breathe to ease anxiety.
My Sleepless Tween: How Yoga Helped My Child’s Anxiety and Insomnia
Kids 8/3/2018

Helping a sleepless tween figure out to manage stress, anxiety, and insomnia isn't easy. So I took my kid to see Dr. Way, who gave her a yoga prescription. My daughter learned to meditate, stretch, and take care of her worried thoughts. And now we're both less stressed. This is a story every parent should read.

teen self-harm: is your child at risk?
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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