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Concussions & Kids

Concussions & Kids

What parents need to know about concussions, including signs of a concussion, head injury treatment, and concussion prevention

March 2015
Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia (aka childhood apraxia of speech) is difficult to diagnose. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.

March 2015
Vaccinations: After the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

Vaccinations: After the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

4 vaccination facts to ease immunization fears after the Disneyland measles outbreak

March 2015
Bipolar Disorder in Children

Bipolar Disorder in Children

More kids are being diagnosed as bipolar every year. Find out how to read the signs and follow up with treatment.

November 2014
Beyond Mammography

Beyond Mammography

The pros & cons of tomosynthesis, breast MRI, computer aided detection and automated breast ultrasound to diagnose breast cancer in women who have dense breasts or a family history of the disease.

October 2014
Thyroid Problems in Children

Thyroid Problems in Children

The three types of thyroid problems in children can be managed with treatment.

October 2014
Vaccinations: What Parents Need to Know

Vaccinations: What Parents Need to Know

Immunization facts to help you plan your kids' vaccination schedule. Plus, the truth about vaccines and autism.

September 2014
Pediatric Emergency Room Guide

Pediatric Emergency Room Guide

Pediatric emergency room guide to hospitals in Philadelphia, the PA suburbs, Delaware and South Jersey. Plus, when to take the kids to the ER.

July 2014
Childhood Diabetes

Childhood Diabetes

Symptoms of diabetes in children and how to treat the disease, which is on the rise.

July 2014
Lyme Disease in Children

Lyme Disease in Children

Lyme disease in children's a real medical issue in the Delaware Valley. Learn how to check for and prevent the tick-borne infection.

June 2014

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Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

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Early Intervention for Children with Autism

Early Intervention for Children with Autism

Experts discuss the importance of identifying autism early and choosing the right therapy for your child to build toward future successes.

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The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

Make sure your child's bulky winter clothing doesn't interfere with her car seat's ability to restrain her in an accident.

Go Skiing with the Kids

Go Skiing with the Kids

At what age can kids learn to ski? What about lessons? Should you rent or buy their equipment? Local ski experts answer your questions.

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Family Fun Features

Family Guide to Black History Month

Family Guide to Black History Month

A roundup of venues in the Delaware Valley where families can celebrate and learn about influential African Americans throughout history.

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Photo Galleries

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

The 8th Annual MetroKids Super Camp Fair, held Jan. 31 at the Conshohocken (PA) Marriott, attracted hundreds of families who met with camp representatives and started planning their summer adventures.

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

The 8th Annual MetroKids Super Camp Fair, held Jan. 31 at the Conshohocken (PA) Marriott, attracted hundreds of families who met with camp representatives and started planning their summer adventures.

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Education

College Access for All Students

College Access for All Students

Tips on college preparation for first-generation college students and other students from families with limited college experience.

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Secondary Education

College Access for All Students

College Access for All Students

Tips on college preparation for first-generation college students and other students from families with limited college experience.

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Parenting

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

Make sure your child's bulky winter clothing doesn't interfere with her car seat's ability to restrain her in an accident.

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