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Steps to take for a successful back-to-school transition

Kurt Newman, M.D., president and CEO of Children’s National Health System, shares tips on how to make returning to a school routine easier on your child.

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Back-to-school health tips

Follow these back-to-school health tips to help prepare for a successful new school year.

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Back-to-school vaccines: what parents need to know

As kids begin and return to school, here’s a guide to keep their vaccine record up-to-date.

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Getting the best care for your child

Pediatric surgeon Kurt Newman gives advice on getting the best care for your child.

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Q&A: Is a tattoo parlor safer than a mall kiosk for ear piercing?

Dr. Yasmine Kirkorian answers a reader’s question about whether ear piercing is safer at a tattoo parlor or a mall kiosk.