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The Children’s Runners 10 program is a stretching program developed by Washington University pediatric sports medicine specialists at the Young Athlete Center. The program focuses on 10 stretching and strengthening exercises designed to improve flexibility, strength and endurance of the muscles used for running. Visit our website for more information about our injury prevention programs:
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The sight of washed-out bridges, demolished homes and uprooted old trees may bring up some questions from your kid. Here’s the best way to answer without freaking them out. Like many Canadians, I’ve been crushed to see how Hurricane Fiona wreaked havoc on the Maritimes. The sight of washed-out bridges, demolished homes and uprooted old
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Excitement for the total solar eclipse is building by the day, but are you ready to watch this once-in-a-lifetime event with your family — safely? We at the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Eye Center have some tips and tricks to make sure everyone’s eyes are protected and no one misses a second of the action.
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To build a more inclusive future, we must not shy away from having regular conversations with our kids about race, prejudice and diversity. With the death of the Queen, there has been much interest in Harry and Meghan’s return to the UK. Like many, I have been deeply saddened by the accounts of how Meghan
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8-year-old Ava loves being outside, especially when she’s fishing and swimming with family and friends. At a routine checkup at 9 months, her pediatrician saw that the left side of her body was larger than her right, and an orthopedist confirmed her to have hemihypertrophy, which has a strong link to childhood cancer. An ultrasound
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New parents face conflicting advice on many fronts – but one area where doctors and the American Academy of Pediatrics agree is on creating the safest sleep environment for a baby. Mom and newborn medicine physician, Dr. Jagruti Anadkat, offers the latest advice from the AAP on safe sleep. Visit Children’s MomDocs (a blog by
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