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Youth with diabetes more likely to stick to CGM if they're involved in the decision, CHOP study finds

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Discussing mutual strengths can improve parent-teen communication

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Turning into the food police will only make your child's picky eating worse

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Increasing screen time during COVID-19 crisis could harm kids' eyesight

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Supplies for pregnant women, mothers now available at distribution sites in Philly

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Tips to help children cope during the COVID-19 shutdown

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To help infants avoid asthma, go easy on the cleaning – at least for a bit

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Six Flags Great Adventure to be designated autism-friendly park

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Here's how long your baby should be sleeping at night – and when to become alarmed

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Appendicitis can create an emergency in a hurry

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Most parents think teenagers spend too much time gaming – but not their own kids

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Grandchildren remind us to find magic in the moment – and provide motivation for healthy living

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Adult, baby brains mirror each other during play, Princeton study finds

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Philly mom warns parents against dangers of rare-earth magnets

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Button batteries, which can burn the esophagus, pose danger to young children

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When teens abuse parents, shame and secrecy make it hard to seek help

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As measles cases rise worldwide, rate of unvaccinated U.S. children traveling overseas sparks concern

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Hospital-based breastfeeding initiatives reduce early infant deaths

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Most young kids – including infants – are getting way too much screen time

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A guide to talking with teens about safe sex

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'Vegan' parents charged in death of malnourished son

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Tips for parents with picky eaters

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Does taking acetaminophen while pregnant increase chances of a child having ADHD and autism?

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On Halloween, follow these trick-or-treating safety tips

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Pennsylvania police department warns parents about THC candy after Nerds Rope drug bust

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Tips for helping your infant through the teething process

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Men should avoid alcohol in months before conception for baby's heart health, study suggests

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Camouflaged vaping devices are hoodwinking parents and schools

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Children 5 and younger should only drink milk and water, scientists recommend

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Tips for making healthy school lunches your kids will love

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Here’s how to get your children ready for flu season

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Five tips for instilling healthy habits in your kids

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Dr. Spock's timeless lessons in parenting

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5 tips for parents to build communication skills with children with autism spectrum disorder

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Many day care centers continue to use recalled infant sleeper products

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23,000 trampolines recalled after legs collapse

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Upper Darby identify police identify 15-year-old who left newborn baby on porch

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