Health and Wellness

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Planning the Ultimate Staycation

With a little planning and creativity, time away from work and school can be both restful and fun!

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Healthy Eating for the Whole Family…Even with the Pickiest of Eaters

Nutrition for the whole family doesn’t have to be hard, limiting or boring.

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Severe Cases of Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes on the Rise

Once fairly uncommon, Type 1 diabetes in children is becoming more frequent during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Supporting IEPs and 504 Plans at Home

Here’s some guidance on how IEPs and 504 plans are helping parents and teachers support students at home.

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Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The Injury Prevention Center at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (ChaD), in partnership with Safe Kids New Hampshire, offers these tips to both prevent and identify carbon monoxide in your home.

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Should My Child Have a Cholesterol Test?

A genetic disorder called “familial hypercholesterolemia,” if left untreated, can lead to early heart disease.

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Julie Braga, MD

What Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Should Know about Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

Many individuals are still deciding whether to get immunized, among them, pregnant and breastfeeding women.

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Parental Self-Care: Finding Balance in the Pandemic

On top of the usual amount of child care, household chores and work demands, parents have taken on full or part-time homeschooling and the responsibility of managing abundant family time.

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Winter Tips for Young Drivers

The winter break from school is a good time to talk with your teen driver about safe winter driving.

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Changes to Booster Seat Recommendations

Recent concern over when it’s safe to use a booster seat is a good reminder to review all the guidelines for child passenger seat safety.

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