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Friday, October 2, 2015
After witnessing a traumatic event, such as school shooting or natural disaster, or watching the event unfold on the news, many children may have questions or experience feelings of anxiety, confusion, or fear. It’s important that adults know how to help them overcome their feelings of grief or fear in a supportive way.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time when the community can come together to prevent child abuse and neglect. It can be tough to recognize the signs of abuse, since it takes on many different forms.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Joseph Wright, MD, a pediatrician and an expert on bullying awareness and prevention, discussed the similarities and differences between bullying and teen dating violence.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
In this video, Brooke Bokor, MD, MPH, explains the difference between sports drinks and energy drinks.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
As we look to our children’s future, it’s becoming clearer that a large part of it lies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). It’s our job as parents and as adults to keep encouraging them toward STEM education, if they’re interested, because they’re the next generation of leaders. Children’s National shares how they use STEM.
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