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COVID-19 Vaccine: Safe for Kids 5 Years and Up

We’ve been waiting for this news! The FDA has authorized the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 5-11. That’s right ...

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St. Louis Children's Ranks No. 1 Among Missouri Children's Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...

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The Winter Blues: Helping Teens Manage Seasonal Affective Disorder

Does your teen seem particularly moody or down this winter? It might be more than just a bad day; they ...

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Approaching the Topic of Race with Kids

My life changed dramatically in 5th grade. Throughout elementary school, I attended predominantly Black schools. In 5th grade, my family ...

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Toddler Bad Breath: What Causes it and How to Fix it

Newborn baby breath can smell so sweet, but as they hit the toddler stage, sometimes their breath becomes rancid. What ...

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New Year’s Resolutions: Helping Your Kids Set Goals

The New Year can be an exciting time full of opportunities for new beginnings and growth. The advent of each ...

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Popular Products Parents Can Skip: Advice from a Pediatrician

At this time of year, the internet is full of lists of “Top 5 recommended products.” So let’s flip the ...

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Babysitter Checklist: Everything to do Before Hiring a Babysitter

We love our kids dearly, but sometimes there is nothing like a night out without them. Having a go-to babysitter ...

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Stocking Stuffers and Toys to Avoid This Holiday Season

Just because a toy is on a shelf in a toy store or marketed online doesn’t mean it is free ...