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What parents need to know about the changing perceptions of pot

For 15 years, Heather Eshleman has traveled throughout Anne Arundel County, talking with students about the dangers of marijuana. But a few years ago,...

The best ways to protect your kids from the summer sun

Wondering which sunscreen to pick for your children? Looking for a sunblock that will keep them from getting burned but won't cause them harm...

Study reveals brain differences in those with ADHD

People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — especially children — have smaller brain volume than those who don't have ADHD, according to a recent...

Fun activities for families during Healthy Anne Arundel Month

Get the family involved in Healthy Anne Arundel Month with fun events for all ages. Healthy Anne Arundel Month is held...

Take out the tonsils? New study weighs in

If you are considering a tonsillectomy for your child but wondering whether it would be better to take a “wait and see” approach, two...

8 simple tips to keep sickness from spreading in your house

There are many ways to keep germs from spreading in your house when someone is sick, but nothing works better than everyone washing hands...

Study shows depression is a growing threat to teens

The number of teenagers suffering from major depression has increased significantly in recent years, particularly in girls, according to a recent study by the...

The bitter facts about sugar

Many parents have no idea just how much sugar their children are eating. Most would never pack two Krispy Kreme glazed donuts for their...

7 ways to keep your holidays healthy

Make sure that your kids aren't sick when Santa comes swooping down the chimney this year. There are steps you can take to attempt...

Study warns don’t use codeine for kids’ coughs or pain

Has your child ever had such a bad cough that you've asked your pediatrician for cough medicine with codeine? Or perhaps your child had...

Meeting planned to alert Anne Arundel County parents to growing heroin epidemic

Learn how you can protect your family from the escalating heroin problem in Anne Arundel County at a “Not My Child” community conversation Nov....

Testing proves penicillin allergies less prevalent than thought

Think you or your kids are allergic to penicillin? You actually might not be. A new study from the University of...

New guide helps explain the issue of transgender children

If you are having trouble understanding what it means for children to be transgender, there is a new guide to help. The American Academy...

Make sure kids are adequately fueled for sports

If your kids play sports and you wonder what they should eat and drink to boost their performance, start with everyday good nutrition, according...

Free fruit for kids while grocery shopping

Skip the bakery cookies and lunch meats, Giant Food is now letting kids eat fruit free when shopping with their parents. ...

Marketing helps kids choose healthier foods

Marketing vegetables with characters that have superhuman strength in elementary schools gets kids to eat healthier, according to a recently study by the American...

Young kids battling mental health issues are on the rise

The need for mental health services is on the rise for elementary-aged children, according to Pamela Brown, executive director of the Anne Arundel County...

Facts about ‘super lice’ and how to avoid them

Have you been hearing more about “super lice” and worrying about giant lice invading your kids’ heads? Don't fear. “Super lice” are no bigger...

Tips to make sure children don’t get left in a hot car

Last year 39 children in the U.S. died as a result of being left in a hot car. This was far more than the...

Every Step Counts fundraiser helps Crofton boy with autism

Connor Skalitzky was diagnosed with autism when he was 2. Now, as a high school freshman, the Crofton resident is an honor roll student...
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Stress Management in 2020 – For Kids and Families

Part 1   By: Dr. Sharon Richter, Annapolis Pediatrics’ Behavioral Health Department Parents are role models for their children when it comes to teaching life skills, including...

It’s a “Delmarvalous Fall” at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina

Just in time for the fall season, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina is providing local residents with the “Delmarvalous Fall”...

Maintaining — and Retaining — Your Retainer

One day in the not-too-distant future, your braces will come off. In a few moments, you'll be free of bands and...

The Importance of Early Orthodontic Treatment

The American Association for Orthodontists recommends that every child have an orthodontic evaluation by the age of 7. Early detection and...

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