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How to keep your children safe at playgrounds

The Injury Prevention Center shares tips for safe playground play.

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Charles Cappetta, MD selected for 2022 Van Scoyoc Award

Thousands of children lead healthier lives thanks to Dr. Chuck Cappetta

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Helping teens make safe choices

Stress, peer pressure and transitions can contribute to drug and alcohol use among teens, so during the busy season of teen milestones like proms and graduations, it’s a good time to reinforce these conversations.

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100 Deadliest Days of Summer

As summer begins, teens will be staying out later and going to barbeques, trips to the beach or college visits. Summer is an important time to remind your teens about driving safely.

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The pandemic's impact on children and development

More children need help building skills impacted by several years of pandemic-fueled stress and anxiety, but resources provided by families, teachers and healthcare providers can boost their success.

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Talking with your child about difficult events

Here are a few practical steps to conversations with school-age children about events that are alarming, unsettling and often painful.

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Kids, bicycles to take over New Hampshire Motor Speedway May 25

Family-friendly event promotes bicycle safety, healthy habits

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Amid U.S. baby formula shortage, Dartmouth Health Children’s pediatricians offer guidance for keeping babies safe, healthy and fed

Pediatricians with Dartmouth Health Children’s want parents to be empowered with knowledge on how to keep their babies healthy and fed during this crisis.

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Watch out for ticks

With the warm weather and everyone enjoying outdoor activities, it's important to check for ticks to help prevent Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.

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Protecting children and promoting healing: the CAPP Program

When child abuse or neglect is suspected, families in New Hampshire and eastern Vermont have a trusted resource to deliver medical care, guidance and advocacy.

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