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Connecticut Children’s: 24 Questions Teens Should Ask Doctors

By: Lauren Ayr-Volta, PhD, and Siddika Mulchan, PsyD By the time your child enters their teenage years, they should be getting ready to take charge of their own health. The more confident they feel speaking up at doctor’s visits, the better. It gives their doctor more...

How to Talk to Kids about Scary or Tragic Events in the News

by Robert D. Keder, MD With scary and tragic events in the news, parents often struggle with: What’s the best way to talk to kids about the news while also managing your own emotions as parents?  Connecticut Children’s developmental pediatrician Robert D. Keder, MD,...

Backpack Wearing: Do’s and Don’ts

By: Philip W. Mack, MD A lot has changed over the course of COVID-19 with remote, hybrid and in-person learning, but backpacks are here to stay. They’re customizable, come in all shapes, sizes and colors and are the ultimate in self-expression. But—when not worn...

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