Articles About pediatrics

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    APR 12, 2020

    Talking to kids about COVID-19

    This may be an upsetting time for children. They may wonder why people are staying home and why they can’t go to school or play with friends. You can help them understand what’s going on and help them feel safe. Here are some tips for how to talk to children about the COVID-19 outbreak. ... Read More >

    TOPICSCommunicationCORONAVIRUS & COVID-19Mental Health and Wellnesspediatrics

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    JUL 24, 2019

    Don’t let your child lose sleep to technology

    The season of sun and fun is winding down, and before long, kids’ meandering schedules and summertime sleepovers will be replaced with regimented schooldays and weeknight routines. It can be a tough transition, and proper sleep will become essential — but not just for structure. Children and teenagers who get a full night’s sleep will also properly grow and develop both physically and socially, among other health benefits. ... Read More >

    TOPICShealthy lifestyleMid-Atlantic Statespediatricsscreen timesleepteen health

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    MAY 16, 2019

    Screen time and kids: Setting limits for better health

    Living in a digital age has its benefits — practically instant access to information and the ability to connect with friends and family across the country. Naturally, people are more plugged in than ever, including young children. In fact, a study in JAMA Pediatrics found that between 1997 and 2014, screen time doubled for kids 2 years old and younger — but at what cost?1 ... Read More >

    TOPICSchildren's healthhealthy lifestylepediatricsscreen time

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    NOV 03, 2016

    Fighting childhood cancer in Northern California

    Even if you’re leading a healthy lifestyle, you or a loved one could be among the more than 1 in 3 people in the United States diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. It’s encouraging to know that Kaiser Permanente specialty care is helping our members with cancer get back to pursuing their dreams. ... Read More >

    TOPICScancerhealth careNorthern CaliforniapediatricsResearch