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January 13, 2023
Kids and Suicide
The pandemic exacerbated mental health issues, but experts are concerned with increasing rates of suicidal ideation in youth.
January 6, 2023
7 Tips to Avoid ‘Tech Neck’
Don’t be part of the surge in neck and back pain related to digital devices.
November 4, 2022
What You Need to Know About RSV, Flu and COVID Right Now
Viral infections are leading to an uptick in hospitalizations. Experts share tips to keep yourself well.
October 20, 2022
Top 3 Tips to Avoid the Flu
Health care workers are on the frontlines of flu every day. Here’s how they stay healthy.
October 19, 2022
Am I Still Protected?
COVID-19 vaccines have gotten a serious upgrade. Two UVM Medical Center experts weigh in on the optimal protection against a fall surge.
October 13, 2022
Home Remedies for Flu
Try some of these home remedies next time you’re feeling ill.
June 14, 2022
Ask the Expert: How to Talk to Children about LGBTQIA+
In this Q&A, pediatrician Anna Hankins, MD, shares her advice for open, curious conversations with your child around LGBTQIA+, sexual orientation and gender identity.
April 7, 2022
Let’s Talk About Consent
It can be uncomfortable, but talking explicitly to our children and young adults about safe and unsafe touch is critical to empowering them and helping them understand that they are in control of their bodies.
April 5, 2022
5 Healthy Recipes You Can Make with Your Kids
From midweek dinners to tasty snacks, these easy-to-make, affordable meals are perfect for even the pickiest eaters.
February 9, 2022
Myocarditis and Vaccination: Is It Worth the Risk?
Myocarditis, a rare side effect of COVID-19 vaccination, made headlines. A pediatric cardiologist at UVM Medical Center explains why coronavirus infection poses a much, much greater danger.
November 12, 2021
First With Kids: What You Need to Know About Teen Suicide
Suicide is a leading cause of death for 15 to 24-year-olds. Lewis First, MD, Chief of Pediatrics at the University of Vermont Children's Hospital, provides advice to parents when dealing with this difficult subject.
February 27, 2019
Is Your Child Ready to Babysit?
Parents have been babying me with questions about when their child is old enough to babysit. Let me take on the job of discussing babysitting and provide some more information on the topic. There is no set age for a child to begin babysitting. But there are specific responsibilities and skills that any older child
February 13, 2019
The Crushing Ways of First Love
Right around Valentine’s Day, parents always crush me with questions about their son or daughter’s first romantic relationship. Take heart and let me provide some information on this heartfelt topic. Has your pre-teen or teen developed a crush or early romantic interest in someone? If so, it’s time to communicate the family values of respect