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Are Irregular Periods Common in Teens?

Your child getting her period is a milestone moment marking adolescent development. Dr. Sarah Garwood, Adolescent Medicine Specialist at St ...

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How to Deal With Teenage Mood Swings

Children transitioning to adolescence may experience teen moodiness, the source of much frustration for parents. This stage is characterized by ...

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How to Help Your Teen Adjust to Moving

Life changes, such as moving to a new home or to an entirely new city, can be difficult for most ...

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Life Skills to Teach Your Teen

Successful Launch in 10…9…8…7… “Can you iron?….. Change a tire?…. Fill a prescription?” I ask these questions in rapid-fire to ...

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COVID-19 Vaccine: Safe for Kids and Effective for 6 Months and Up

 We’ve taken another important step in the battle against COVID-19! Vaccines are now approved, recommended and available for all ...

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Children as Young as 6 Months Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

St. Louis Children’s Hospital physician discusses the vaccine for the youngest children. Many parents have been eagerly awaiting the opportunity ...

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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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What Does the COVID-19 Infection Do to Your Lungs?

I’ve just finished another block on the COVID ICU service, and now more than a year and a half into ...

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Back to School: Protecting Your Kids and Family from COVID-19

We were all hoping that by the time we sent our kids back to school this year, we wouldn’t have ...