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Back-to-school time brings hectic schedules, early wake-up calls and new levels of stress. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Strong4Life team has tips to help smooth out the bumps. Stress: Have regular school conversations to ease your student’s comfort level. Know their teachers’ expectations … Continue reading

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Fresh herbs enhance flavor and aroma without adding any fat or salt. Mint is a refreshing herb that flourishes during early summer. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Strong4Life campaign suggests these cool ideas on hot summer days: Add mint leaves to … Continue reading

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News headlines have buzzed with warnings about Zika virus ever since the Brazil outbreak last year. According to the CDC, the virus is spread primarily by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The symptoms are usually fever, rash, joint pain … Continue reading

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When Tom Sullivan takes the mic, his audience relaxes as though enjoying time with a BFF. This popular television host and emcee lives to bring happiness to others.  What have you learned about yourself since turning 40? It wasn’t until … Continue reading

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Springtime’s here and so are the fruits of the season. Did you know strawberries, which begin to hit their peak in Georgia this month, can help you ward off pesky colds? They are packed with antioxidants, vitamin C, potassium and … Continue reading

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Medical Director of Child Wellness for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Stephanie M. Walsh, MD shares her best advice for kids and screen time. What is a healthy amount of screen time for kids? Per the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), children … Continue reading

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When it comes to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), sometimes parents and caregivers have more questions than answers. ADHD isn’t something that can be diagnosed with a blood test or a brain scan, nor is it certain what role lifestyle … Continue reading

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On November 2, Turner Field will be filled with runners of all ages, all ready to participate in the 29th annual Kids II Strong Legs Run. This event, which raises funds for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, includes a 10K and … Continue reading

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Atlanta’s doctors provide answers to all your medical questions. One Best Self reader asked: I have always considered it, but how do I become an organ donor? Stuart Knechtle, MD of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta says: More than 115,000 people … Continue reading

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Craving a short stack? Then head over to any Atlanta area IHOP restaurant tomorrow from 7a.m. – 10 p.m. For the seventh consecutive year, IHOP restaurants nationwide will offer each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes … Continue reading

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