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Recognizing Stress and Anxiety in Students

Dr. McCarthy, Executive Director of The Summit School, sat down with Claire to discuss anxiety in children and how to recognize the signs.


The potential health hazards of vaping for teens

vaping WFewer teens are picking up smoking these days, but what they are doing instead could be even more dangerous and toxic than cigarettes.

Nationally and locally, teens are “vaping” or using “e-cigarettes,” which deliver nicotine and other chemicals in vapor form through a battery-operated device. And manufacturer-added flavors, such as chocolate and strawberry, contribute to the appeal.

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  1. The bitter facts about sugar
  2. 7 ways to keep your holidays healthy
  3. Study warns don't use codeine for kids' coughs or pain
  4. Meeting planned to alert Anne Arundel County parents to growing heroin epidemic
  5. Tips to keep kids safe on Halloween
  6. Testing proves penicillin allergies less prevalent than thought
  7. New guide helps explain the issue of transgender children
  8. Make sure kids are adequately fueled for sports
  9. Free fruit for kids while grocery shopping
  10. Marketing helps kids choose healthier foods
  11. Young kids battling mental health issues are on the rise
  12. Facts about 'super lice' and how to avoid them
  13. Tips to make sure children don't get left in a hot car
  14. Every Step Counts fundraiser helps Crofton boy with autism
  15. Zika Town Hall Meeting planned in Anne Arundel County
  16. 9 tips for cleaner, greener eating
  17. What Marylanders need to know about Zika
  18. Chesapeake Beach boy beats the odds and Walks for Wishes
  19. Whooping cough booster a bust and other vaccination news
  20. POTS kills quality of life for millions of teens
  21. Tips to help kids adjust to Daylight Saving Time
  22. Heading soccer ball banned for kids 11 and younger
  23. Therapy dog lends paw to those in need
  24. Illness from contact with turtles is slowly increasing
  25. Edgewater girl gets special connection with 'Dolphin Tale' actress
  26. Tricks to help kids take medicine
  27. Anne Arundel offering additional free flu clinics for kids
  28. 6 tips to ensure a safe holiday for the family
  29. Getting to the heart of why kids cut
  30. Tips for a safe and healthy Halloween
  31. 4 individual sports to get kids moving and more confident
  32. Anne Arundel cancels free FluMist vaccinations in schools
  33. Baltimore conference to help siblings of people with developmental disabilities
  34. Practical tips on how families can live healthier
  35. Getting Smart About Sex Education
  36. 8-year-old chef wins trip to the White House
  37. 7 questions to help parents brace for orthodontia
  38. Concussion discussion to help keep kids safe
  39. Why are Maryland teens turning to heroin?
  40. Don't let swimmer's ear sink your kids' summer fun
  41. Keep kids safe swimming in Maryland waters
  42. Children's National makes Honor Roll for pediatric hospitals
  43. Common kid summer skin issues and how to treat them
  44. Free vaccination clinics for Maryland students entering 7th grade
  45. Family fun and valuable information at the Brain Health Fair
  46. Be aware of red flags for risk of autism
  47. Protect your children from the latest measles outbreak
  48. Flu symptoms and ways to fight it now that it’s hit Maryland hard
  49. Get your family vaccinated even though it’s not a perfect match
  50. Race medals donated through Baltimore/Annapolis Medals4Mettle given to sick kids
  51. Individual at Potomac High School diagnosed with TB
  52. Ear ache or cough? Antibiotics not likely the answer study shows
  53. Easton teen lives with the super senses of synesthesia
  54. Facts about the flu vaccine for the family this year
  55. Get the lowdown on school lice policies in the Annapolis area
  56. CDC says number of teens vaccinated for HPV unacceptably low
  57. New vaccine requirements for kindergarten and seventh grades
  58. Tips for barefoot safety for kids
  59. Johns Hopkins and Children’s National named among top children’s hospitals
  60. A teenager’s take on living with cystic fibrosis
  61. Icing Smiles bakes up plan to provide cakes for sick kids
  62. Children’s National opens Fetal Medicine Institute
  63. Maryland’s top 5 allergy triggers
  64. Kids need testing for high cholesterol too
  65. Do you support school breakfasts? Then join the Hear the Maryland Crunch!
  66. When to consider speech therapy for your tot
  67. 5 signs your baby needs allergy testing
  68. New CDC data show decrease in obesity rates in young kids
  69. Maryland kids oral health is improving
  70. Study shows bad teeth lead to bullying in kids
  71. Creative Coaching: Bringing Out the Best in Kids, Teens & Adults
  72. Oasis Mental Health: Celebrating 10 Years and Poised for the New Future of Health Care
  73. AAP study finds that quality of care varies for tonsillectomies
  74. Last chance to get supplies for Tobacco-Free Kids Week
  75. Study proves cognitive rest speeds concussion recovery
  76. When kids have problems sleeping
  77. Top world health concerns for kids and ways your family can help
  78. Sever’s syndrome is a pain in the heel for young athletes
  79. Pediatric physical therapists are the way to go for kids
  80. Make plans to quit smoking for Great American Smokeout
  81. KidsConnex meeting planned for all ages struggling with loss
  82. Study shows spanking causes aggressive behavior, cognitive issues
  83. Human milk from internet can make babies sick
  84. Irregular bedtimes linked to behavior problems in kids
  85. Youth alcohol and drug use in Anne Arundel County
  86. Chesapeake Family Facebook fans weigh in on vaccines
  87. Healthy Habits Week aims to keep kids in school
  88. By the numbers: Did you know kids in the UK receive fewer vaccinations?
  89. The insight on Lasik eye surgery for kids
  90. Don’t delay getting the family flu shots this year in Maryland
  91. Are probiotics right for your baby?
  92. Maryland receives grant to improve oral health among kids
  93. Infant mortality rate in Maryland declines
  94. 7 tips to help you find the perfect pediatrician in Maryland
  95. Could physical therapy and osteopathy help your colicky baby?
  96. Study shows dating violence prevalent among teens
  97. Study shows Marijuana in adolescence may cause psychiatric disorders
  98. Clubhouse for adolescents opening in Annapolis
  99. New cause of childhood asthma discovered
  100. More infants have flat spots on their heads with back-to-sleep
  101. Keep the family safe in the heat this summer
  102. New Maryland program to make children’s mental health care more routine
  103. When kids get sick and sidelined in the summer
  104. Children’s National and Johns Hopkins ranked among top children’s hospitals
  105. What to do if your child gets bitten by a poisonous spider
  106. The Dental Group: Implants - A Good Fit for Your Smile and Health
  107. American Academy of Pediatrics warns against the ‘Cinnamon Challenge’
  108. Winners of the Tobacco-Free Kids Week T-Shirt Design Contest
  109. Study shows children with autism more drawn to video games
  110. Initiative pledges millions to stop more kids from smoking
  111. Kennedy Krieger offers free autism screenings for eligible at risk infants
  112. Tips for treating kids with hay fever
  113. The problem with kids and online porn
  114. Concussion common sense for kids in sports
  115. Tips for when vomiting and coughing strike your family this winter
  116. College campuses called to do more for eating disorders
  117. Trustworthy websites to turn to for pediatric advice
  118. Recent studies stress the importance of limiting kids' television viewing
  119. New state database for children with special health needs
  120. Tobacco-Free Kids Week underway in Anne Arundel County
  121. Don't brush off routine visits to pediatric dentists
  122. Flu shot clinics still going on in Anne Arundel County
  123. Tackling the issues of teen health
  124. BPA showing up in unborn babies
  125. Could your couch be toxic?
  126. Study shows artistic teens more likely to suffer from depression
  127. Sale of baby bumper pads to be banned in Maryland
  128. Public comment sought on concussions in school sports
  129. The flu has hit Maryland earlier than last year
  130. Rest assured, study shows sleep training is not harmful on infants
  131. Free walk-in flu clinics in Annapolis and Glen Burnie
  132. Run for Kennedy Krieger’s Down Syndrome Clinic
  133. Trader Joe’s peanut butter associated with Salmonella outbreak
  134. Why some families break the law for raw milk
  135. Study shows playing on sports teams reduces risk for obesity
  136. Mt. Washington Pediatric has a therapy dog on staff
  137. NIH expands safe infant sleep effort
  138. All Maryland newborns now screened for Critical Congenital Heart Disease
  139. Kids with ADHD better off if treated earlier
  140. Good Dental Hygiene Can Never Start Too Early
  141. Send the kids back to school in the best of health
  142. Seasonal flu shots now available at Rite Aid
  143. Infant mortality rate at record low in Maryland
  144. The dangers of teen tanning
  145. Breastfeeding rates in the U.S. continue to rise
  146. DHMH seeking comments on regulations on teen use of tanning salons
  147. Kid diet disasters and tips for tasty alternatives
  148. Maryland Board of Ed. requires concussion training for coaches
  149. Study shows improvements in Maryland child well-bing
  150. Cool Kids Campaign birdhouses to be on display at Mall in Columbia
  151. A night in Baltimore Washington Medical Center’s pediatric ER
  152. Early contact with dogs and cats makes kids healthier, study finds
  153. Campaign aims to stop summer weight gain, brain drain
  154. Sandusky sex abuse verdict: What parents need to know
  155. FAQs for Maryland Free Summer Food Service Program for children and teens
  156. New exhibit at Baltmore’s Port Discovery addresses childhood obesity
  157. Tips for boosting your tween’s self esteem during the braces year
  158. Study finds increase in the number of ADHD prescriptions for children
  159. Crib bumper sales to be banned in Maryland
  160. Only one-third of moms breastfeed as long as planned, study finds
  161. Tips for helping teens through the acne minefield
  162. Report released on Five Most Dangerous Jobs for Teens
  163. Children’s National and Johns Hopkins rated among best children’s hospitals
  164. Anne Arundel County Public Schools expand free summer meals program for youth
  165. Anne Arundel County urges seniors to Play it Safe through prom and beach week
  166. Dog Bite Prevention Week aims to protect children
  167. Study shows male students think abusing steroids is worse than abusing prescription stimulants
  168. When kids need plastic surgery
  169. Parents' support USDA standards for healthier options in school vending machines
  170. Beefing up a teenager's vegetarian diet
  171. New National Wildlife Federation report says dirt is healthy
  172. Study shows mothers who are obese or diabetic more likely to have children with autism or developmental delays
  173. Study shows yelling at toddlers makes them act up
  174. CDC reports increase in autism on World Autism Day
  175. Parents not using booster seats when carpooling, study shows
  176. Maryland launches ‘Healthy Teeth, Healthy Kids’ campaign
  177. National Wildlife Federation offers ways to get the kids offline and outside
  178. Smoking ban in vehicles with children passes Maryland Senate
  179. Cutting edge equipment for newborns now at Queen Anne's Emergency Center
  180. Study shows movies with alchohol consumption lead teens to binge drink
  181. Study shows video games make kids more impulsive, less attentive
  182. FDA says some electric toothbrushes are a danger to adults and kids
  183. New Map Showing Lyme Disease Risk Underscores Need for Maryland Families to Protect Against Ticks
  184. Allergy Tests Aren’t Foolproof
  185. Protecting Maryland's Most Vulnerable
  186. State gets $28.3 million bonus for children’s Medicaid enrollment
  187. Screen Children for High Cholesterol
  188. Reasons Unclear for Rise in Knee Injuries
  189. Maryland Home-Born Baby Boom Causes Concern
  190. Families Suffer as Disability Funding Goes Unspent
  191. Listeria Precautions
  192. More Drugs Mean More Accidental Poisonings
  193. The 3D Experience: Safe for Kids?
  194. Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Concussions in Kids
  195. Concussion Awareness and Safety
  196. Acupuncture: Safe for Children?
  197. Skin Cancer Prevention and Sun Safety Tips for Your Family
  198. Celebrate April - The Month of the Young Child
  199. Stink Bugs: Making Asthma and Allergies Worse for Kids?
  200. Department of Health Combines Good Food with Good Health At County Supermarkets

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