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Talking to Kids About Conflict

As a parent, it’s important to know how to talk to children about global conflict in a productive and sensitive way. Here are some tips to help you guide the conversation.

Parents – Here’s What to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids

The arrival of a pediatric vaccine for kids aged 5-11 is welcome news. However, it’s not uncommon for parents to have questions. Read on for answers to some common questions about the COVID vaccine for children.

Tired Child? How School & Sleep Impact Kids’ Mental Health

Does the new school year have your child moody, unfocused, or down? They could be experiencing sleep deprivation that is damaging their mental and physical health.

Tips for Keeping Medications Away from Children

About 50,000 children go to the ER annually due to the accidental ingestion of medicine. Here’s what you need to know to prevent your child from becoming part of this stat...

Nurturing Your Child’s Mental Health

As a parent you have the responsibility of nurturing your child’s mental health. While no simple feat, you can follow these simpler, more achievable steps.

Coping with Back-to-School Anxiety

As exciting as the back-to-school season can be, it can also drum up lots of anxiety in both kids and parents awaiting the first day of class.

Can You Spot a Flu Faker?

It’s not always easy to tell when your child is sick—especially if they have a talent for faking it. Here are six ways to tell if your child is really sick...

Back to School Immunization: Give It a Shot

This back-to-school season, a checkup with the pediatrician to stay up-to-date with your child’s immunizations should be at the top of your to do list...

Telehealth ROCKS!

A new grant, titled Telehealth ROCKS, helps connect children in rural areas with developmental disabilities and disorders, to specialists throughout Kansas.

What You Need to Know About Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

Named for its distinctive rash on the hands, feet, face, and mouth; Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) may have a funny name, but it is no laughing matter...

What to Do About Your Picky Eater

Familiar with the struggle of trying to feed a picky eater? Try out these strategies to create more peaceful mealtimes that build up healthier habits.

Telehealth Training to Improve Access to Autism Services

Telemedicine has improved access to care for both low acuity ailments and chronic conditions, and continues to help underserved populations receive essential medical care....

Playing Video Games and its Impact on Your Health

Playing video games can be a healthy hobby for both children and adults if you understand which games to play and when to play them.

5 Ways to Avoid Raising a Narcissist

To avoid raising a narcissist and improve your parenting skills in the process, try these strategies for instilling a broader worldview in your child.

Kid-Friendly Reminders for a Safe Halloween

If Halloween is a major source of stress when it comes to caring for your kids, remember to follow these safety tips for a fun evening of trick-or-treating.

Enterovirus D68: What You Need to Know

It starts off like the common cold, but unlike other viral illnesses, D68 is causing widespread hospitalization of children. Get more familiar with this rapidly spreading illness.

Back-to-School Health Alert: Keeping Your Child Protected from Common Illnesses

Every year kids go back to school and almost immediately need to take sick days after catching a cold or stomach flu. Keep your little one healthy with these tactics.

What’s the Harm In Watching Television?

TV is one of America’s ultimate sources of entertainment, but it may also be the root of many serious health problems—especially in young kids...