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Bear Essentials Online - October 2012


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New Location: Northern Virginia Regional Outpatient Center

Children's Northern Virginia Regional Outpatient Center and Neurosurgery office have moved to a new location less than half a mile down the road from the old location. The new space offers an updated, family-centered environment for patients and families. View the new location and get directions.

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Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

Review these safety tips with your children before they go out for a night of trick-or-treating.

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Kids as Vegetarians

Thinking of raising your child as a vegetarian? Here are some important tips.

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The Facts about Bullying

Approximately 5.7 million children in the United States are involved in bullying in some way, whether it is as a bully, or a victim of bullying. Get the facts and help put an end to bullying.

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Bats and Monster Eyes

Your little ghouls will love Monster Eyes and Toasted Bats for Halloween snacks.

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The Parent’s Letter Project

The Parent's Letter Project lets families of patients at Children's National share letters of advice and support to parents going through the same thing. Emily's family moved from Texas to Maryland to ensure the best care. Today, you can hardly tell her ear was made out of half of a rib and a skin graft. Read more about Emily's reconstructive surgery.

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