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Homework 101

St. Louis Children's Hospital psychologist Russell Hoffmann, PhD, offers this advice to families of teens and young children on adjusting ...

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Homesickness -- Homesick, Home

Your child’s first overnight stay at Grandma’s house. Your son’s first weeklong camp. Homesickness can happen at any age, but ...

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Homebound Hazards

We all like to think our homes are safe places, but accidents can occur anywhere. Learn what precautions you can ...

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Home Safety Checklist

At St. Louis Children's Hospital we pursue knowing in everything we do. We know that child proofing your home is ...

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Home Remedies for Colds and Croup: Do They Work?

In today’s world of advanced medical science, is there a place for home remedies of the past? While nothing can ...

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Holiday Decoration Safety Tips

Holiday decorations add to the fun and excitement of the holiday season, here are some tips to ensure your children ...

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Herbal Remedies -- Use Caution

The bottle says it's safe and natural. The sales clerk in the health food store swears by it. ...

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Help Your Child Learn Empathy

Empathy is the ability to know how others are feeling. It also helps kids understand someone else’s point of view. ...

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Heel Pain in Young Athletes: Sever's Disease

Sever’s (calcaneal apophysitis) is irritation of the growing area in the back of the heel. Growth plates are located throughout ...