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Treating children with ADHD

Pediatric neuropsychiatrist Jay Salpekar, MD, recommends a combination of therapy, education, behavior modification and medicine for treating children with ADHD.

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Three tips for a smooth back-to-school transition

For a smooth back-to-school transition, make sure you talk to your child about the transition, identify potential stressors and try a “dress rehearsal” to get them used to the routine.

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How to keep your kids academically healthy during summer break

Research shows that on average, students’ achievement scores can decline over summer vacation by one month’s worth of school-year learning.

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Here’s how to keep your young kids safe during the summer heat

We spoke with local doctor, Terry Kind, about how parents, guardians and caregivers can keep their kids safe and hydrated as temperatures continue to rise.

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Drowning prevention for kids

Drowning prevention tips for kids differ with age, but in general, it’s important watch your kids and make sure you teach them about swimming safety.