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

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