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Helping your child cope with shots

There are many strategies that you can use with your child to help reduce distress and fleeting pain associated with shots.

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Answers to your FAQs about the flu vaccine

As the 2017-2018 flu season draws near, we’ve compiled some answers to your frequently asked questions about the flu vaccine.

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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.