Nutritional Assessments: An Important Way We Help Your Child Grow Up Healthy

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When you’re a parent, there’s no shortage of things to worry about when it comes to your kids. Are they on track developmentally? Are they up-to-date with their vaccinations? Are they getting the right nutrition? At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we’re parents too and we feel the same way, especially about nutrition. In fact, your child’s

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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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What You Should Know About Teenage Eating Disorders

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Eating disorders are serious health conditions that can be both physically and emotionally destructive, particularly for teenagers. Here at Westchester Health Pediatrics, we have a number of teenage patients with eating disorders, and we want to stress to parents that early diagnosis and intervention make a big difference in recovery. Affecting boys as well as

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