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Preventing kids from abusing prescription and over-the-counter medicines

Every day, almost 2,500 teens abuse a prescription medicine for the first time.

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How to handle a bad report card

Eleanor Mackey, PhD, gives parents advice on how to deal with a bad report card and other bad news.

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Vaping, e-cigarettes and teens

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, e-cigarette use has sharply risen and is now the most commonly used nicotine product among youth.

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Burn prevention and home safety

Learn more about ways to keep your children safe from getting burned in different parts of your home.

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Halloween tips for first-timers and veterans

Psychologist Eleanor Mackey goes over Halloween preparation, from choosing an age-appropriate costume to trick-or-treating safety.