Articles About Family

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    NOV 22, 2019

    Stressed about seeing family for the holidays? Here are 6 tips to help you cope.

    Whether it’s the fear of another political argument with your uncle or feeling the absence of a loved one who passed — family holiday parties can be a stressful experience. To help you tackle some of these tough situations, Leigh Miller, LCSW, a therapist and social worker at Kaiser Permanente, shares tips on how to cope with 6 difficult — but common — family stressors during the holidays. ... Read More >

    TOPICSFamilymental healthMental Health and Wellnessself-careStress

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    APR 29, 2015

    Limit screen time

    A lot of kids spend more time in front of a screen than they do reading, talking with family and friends, or playing outside. It’s also affecting their health. ... Read More >

    TOPICSBetter LivingFamilyHealthPractice Wellnessprevention

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    JAN 19, 2015

    Love well to live well

      Studies show people in successful relationsh... Read More >

    TOPICSFamily

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    JAN 19, 2015

    Dating violence: Is your teen at risk?

    Every year, nearly 1.5 million high school students experience physical abuse from a dating partner. One in three adolescents is a victim of physical, sexual or emotional abuse. Alexa Sueda, MD, joins us to talk about what teen dating violence looks like and some of the warning signs parents and friends should be watchful for. We also speak with Nancy Schwartzman, the inventor of the Circle of 6 mobile app, who talks about ways that young women can both prevent and cope with sexual abuse. ... Read More >

    TOPICSFamilyKidsSafety

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    JAN 19, 2015

    Learning about eating disorders for teens

      An eating disorder is a condition th... Read More >

    TOPICSFamilyKidsNutrition

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    SEP 29, 2014

    Sharing memories with older adults

    Sharing memories (sometimes called life review or reminiscence) helps older adults relive past events in their lives. By sharing memories, older adults can explore their thoughts and feelings about the past. They can put their past experiences in perspective with what is happening to them in the present or what is expected to happen in the future. ... Read More >

    TOPICSFamily

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    SEP 29, 2014

    Bullying: Signs a child is bullied

    Children who are being bullied may be embarrassed and not want to talk about it. Be aware of the signs that your child is being bullied so you can help resolve the problem. ... Read More >

    TOPICSFamilyKidsSafety

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    SEP 29, 2014

    Bullying: How to help your child who bullies

    It can be hard to accept that your child may be bullying other children. But once you recognize the problem, you can help solve it by helping your child learn how his or her actions affect others. Being sensitive to others’ feelings (empathy) is largely a learned skill that you can teach your child. ... Read More >

    TOPICSFamilyKidsPractice WellnessSafety

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    AUG 07, 2014

    Caregiver support: You're not alone

    Are you a working mom who helps an elderly parent? Are you a husband caring for your sick spouse at home? Do you regularly lend a hand to a neighbor with chores? ... Read More >

    TOPICSCommunityFamilyHealthy aging

  • Child with feet in the sand
    AUG 07, 2014

    Child safety: Preventing drowning

    Did you know? An infant or child can drown in as little as one inch (2.5 cm) of water or another type of liquid. So, take careful note of the following recommendations, which can help keep y... Read More >

    TOPICSEducationFamilyKidsSafetySports & Fitness