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Q&A: My teen constantly lies to me. What do I do?

How to navigate a tough situation in which many parents find themselves.

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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.

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5 steps to good communication with your children

Knowing how to communicate is not always intuitive, but there are a few basic principles to keep in mind that can serve as a guide.

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Dangers large and small lurk in kids’ online challenges

Condom-snorting, Tide pod chewing and hot pepper eating are just a few of the crazy online challenges that teens are in to. But is it really worth risking your life to gain a few more likes and/or views?

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Q&A: Is it safe for my kids to eat a ketogenic diet?

The keto diet is all the rage lately. But is it good for kids?