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After-school snacks for kids with diabetes

Dietician Erika Davies discusses healthy after-school snacks and appropriate portion sizes for kids with diabetes.

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How oversleeping and lack of sleep affect your child’s mood

It is essential that parents observe and monitor their child’s sleeping schedule to ensure they are not suffering from lack of sleep.

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A celiac smartphone app for gluten-free living

Recently, Children’s National released a free celiac smartphone app called the Celiac Disease & Gluten-Free Diet Resource Center.

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Q&A: How much sleep does my child need?

Although getting enough sleep is an important part of a child’s health and well-being, there are times to worry and times to be reassured.

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Why hand washing is preferable to hand sanitizing

Hand sanitizers often claim they “kill 99.9 percent of germs,” but they may not be the best option for fighting infection.