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Are you Prepared to Help your Child Cope with Anxiety?

Anxiety disorders affect one in eight children and, if they go unrecognized and untreated, can lead to poor school performance or socialization, loss of sleep and even eventual substance abuse. 7 Types of Anxiety While anxiety is a normal emotional response to stress, anxiety disorders are psychiatric illnesses characterized by constant and overwhelming worry or […]

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How Much Do You Know About Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest? Sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart abruptly stops functioning. When the heart is no longer pumping blood to the brain and other vital organs, death can occur within minutes. “While not common, sudden cardiac arrest is more devastating in young people,” says William Scott, M.D., Co-Director of The Heart […]

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Be The Match: Q&A From a Stem Cell Donor

Children’s HealthSM will be hosting its 24th annual Be The Match registry drive on Monday, Feb. 16. Joining the Be The Match registry is easy and painless. And when you join the registry, you are one step closer to saving a life. Check out the registry drive times and locations near you. In 2013, we interviewed […]

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Measles Outbreak: The 5 Answers You May Be Looking For

Our expert’s message is simple — parents need to vaccinate their children. “It would be a tragedy if measles once again took a foothold in this country,” –Dr. Jeffrey Kahn, Division Director of Infectious Diseases at Children’s Health. In the first month of this year, more than 100 people have contracted measles, more cases than […]

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