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How to Manage Encopresis in Children

Encopresis is a frustrating experience for children, parents, and teachers. Encopresis is generally defined as the passage of feces in ...

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Guidelines for Leaving Your Child Home Alone

Is your child ready to stay home alone this summer? Our Safety Stop team discusses guidelines for leaving your child ...

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What Can Pregnancy Vaccines Do for Me?

 Did you know that during pregnancy vaccines can be very important to protect your baby? In this video, Dr. ...

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Keeping Your Child Safe on the Ice: What You Need to Know About Hockey

In St. Louis, all eyes have been on the rink for the last few months. The Blues have inspired many ...

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St. Louis Children's Hospital Ranks No. 1 in Missouri and Top Nine Percent in the Nation

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 Bugs Are Here! | Dealing with Mosquito Bites

Rainy springs and hot summers in our beloved St. Louis bring a variety of annoying insects. Particularly, during these months ...

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Everything about bug bites on kids | St. Louis Children’s Hospital

What are the best ways to prevent and treat bug bites on kids? We’ll discuss the different types of bug ...

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How Much Is Too Much Fluoride in Your Child’s Toothpaste?

Have you ever wondered how much is too much fluoride? Or what the right amount of toothpaste to use is ...

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Talking to Your Kids About Violence in Movies

Summer movie season is in full swing, which means action-packed blockbusters—but how do you talk to your kids about the ...