Does Your Child Have Bulimia?

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In a recent study, one in five 9th graders and two in five 12th graders (high school seniors) admitted to stuffing themselves with food and then forcing themselves to vomit, at least once. In the entire population, one in four U.S. teenagers are believed to binge and purge regularly. This is known as bulimia, often accompanied by

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How Chronic Illness or Disability Affects the Whole Family

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Over the years, one thing we’ve observed here at Westchester Health Pediatrics is that the stress of a child’s serious illness, chronic health condition or disability often causes problems in the family at large, particularly if parents try to deal with their fears, frustrations and exhaustion without support. In some instances, parents become so consumed

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“Head lice? In MY child?” Yes. Here’s What To Do.

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Now that school is back in session, your child is picking up all kinds of new things: reading skills, vocabulary words, friendships, playground games…and head lice. “Head lice? How can that be? We wash her hair every night. And we’re really clean people!” I wish I could tell you how many times I’ve heard this from

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My Child Gets a Lot of Colds. Is There Anything I Can Do?

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Get ready…cold season is on its way. Every year without fail, as soon as the air gets crisp and fall begins to tilt toward winter, here at Westchester Health Pediatrics we get inundated with kids with colds! Your child will probably have more colds (upper respiratory infections) than any other illness throughout his/her early life. In

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New Dad? 5 Tips For Adjusting To Your Crazy Life

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A new baby has just arrived? Congratulations! By now you’ve probably discovered that you’ve never been so overwhelmed with joy and never been so tired. Take deep breaths, cherish every moment and hang on for the ride of your life. Remember: if you need us, we’re here for you. 5 tips for new dads Let

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