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Screen addiction: How much is too much?

Because of the different ways children use screens, there is no set number of hours that qualifies as a screen addiction.

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Text bubble bullies: the latest in cyberbullying

Recently, there has been an uptick in cyberbullying based on which smartphone kids use and whether they have iMessage or SMS capabilities.

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Smartphones: How to Set Limits and Bring Peace to Your Home

This episode of “The Parent Pep Talk,” podcast covers the basics of smartphones and kids, from how to introduce your children to a smartphone to what to do if screen time is getting out of control.

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Bullying and adolescent suicide

Bullied teens are twice as likely to consider suicide and nearly two-and-a-half times as likely to actually attempt suicide.

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5 back-to-school tips from a pediatrician to parents

Linda Fu, M.D., gives advice on helping your kids transition into the new school year.