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Helping your teen navigate their emotional landscape

You can help your teen learn the skills to get through sticky situations, and come through as a healthy young adult with few bumps in the road.

Dr. Kurt Newman with a little girl

Do’s and don’ts for parents: Health care advice from a pediatric surgeon

There are things every parent can do and learn ahead of time to make sure they get the best care for their kids if and when the time comes.

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Talking to kids about school shootings

Few events hit home for children and families like a school shooting.

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Managing your kid’s Valentine’s Day anxiety

Tips for helping to alleviate your child’s anxiety about upcoming Valentine’s Day celebrations.

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Could your child have seasonal affective disorder?

Each year, more than 1 million children and adolescents suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as the winter blues, a subtype of depression that follows a seasonal pattern.