Health and Wellness

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Teaching Children Diversity and Inclusion

It’s essential to address children’s natural curiosity and questions to help them learn, and to engage in regular conversations about diversity and practice inclusivity at home.

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Wildfulness: Nature’s Cure for Stressed Families

With hiking trails in abundance in northern New England, families can get an early start on building nature habits.

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Supporting Older Children during COVID-19 Restrictions

Pediatrician Kimberly Gifford, MD, and Susan Pullen, LSCW, D-H, discussed best practices for guiding older children through physical distancing, remote learning and maintaining healthy habits.

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Addressing Back-to-School COVID-19 Concerns

CHaD Pediatrician Steven Chapman, MD, addresses the anxiety many are feeling about children returning to school this fall.

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Hot Cars and Heatstroke - Look before You Lock

Heatstroke is the number one killer of children, outside of car crashes. Safe Kids New Hampshire offers these tips for keeping your child safe in cars during hot weather.

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Celebrate with Fireworks Safely - Be Prepared, Be Safe, Be Responsible

Here are tips for keeping you—and your family—safe during the most popular season for fireworks.

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The Power of Parental CPR

How many know what to do if their child’s heart has stopped from choking, an accidental injury to the chest or from being submerged under water? Knowing how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), can save their life.

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High School is Difficult Enough–Now Add Quarantine

High school students were the focus of our third installment of D-H's “Heads Up: Coping through COVID-19” webinar series.

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Surviving Stay-at-Home Orders with Young Children

“Heads Up: Coping through COVID-19” webinar series provides strategies and tips for juggling responsibilities and maintaining health and wellness during this challenging time. This webinar focuses on parents of infants through sixth graders.

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Accidental Adult Poisonings Increase During COVID-19 Pandemic

Using disinfectant products the wrong way is causing an increase in accidental adult poisonings.

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