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Preventing kids from abusing prescription and over-the-counter medicines

Every day, almost 2,500 teens abuse a prescription medicine for the first time.

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Vaping, e-cigarettes and teens

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, e-cigarette use has sharply risen and is now the most commonly used nicotine product among youth.

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Preparing your child with autism for a medical visit

Our Autism Behavioral Communications support team shares some tips to ensure your child has a positive experience.

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Is it anxiety or acting out?

Psychologist Eleanor Mackey, PhD, explains how anxiety can make children retreat or act out – and how parents can help prevent these disruptive or out-of-control behaviors.

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When your child’s friend has cancer

Young children, who may be struggling just to understand their friend’s illness, may not know how best to support their friend and will need your guidance.