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  • Use of Medicines in Sports (Care of the Young Athlete)

    The primary use of medicines in sports is to treat pain and inflammation. Athletes may also take medicines to treat specific medical conditions, such as asthma or diabetes, or to treat common illnesses, like colds, congestion, cough, allergies,

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  • What is a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician?

    If your child has a developmental, learning, or behavioral problem, a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician has the training and expertise to evaluate and care for your child. Developmental-behavioral pediatricians possess training and experience to consider, in their assessments and treatments, the

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  • Water Polo (Care of the Young Athlete)

    Water polo is an intense sport that requires athletes to tread water and swim for long periods. There is a version for younger athletes that allows them to stand in shallow water or hang onto the side of the pool, but this is illegal in competitive

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  • What is a Child Neurologist?

    If your child has problems involving the nervous system, a Child Neurologist has the special training and experience to treat your child. Examples of such problems are seizures, delayed speech, weakness, or headaches.

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  • What is a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon?

    If your child has musculoskeletal (bone) problems, a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon has the experience and qualifications to treat your child.

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  • What is a Pediatric Dentist?

    Pediatric Dentists are dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy through the teen years. They have the experience and qualifications to care for a child's teeth, gums, and mouth throughout the various stages of childhood.

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  • What is a Pediatric Ophthalmologist?

    If your child has an eye problem, is having difficulty with a vision screening exam or has difficulty reading or learning, or needs surgery or medical treatment for an illness affecting the eyes, a Pediatric Ophthalmologist has the experience and qualifications to treat your child.

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  • What is a Pediatric/Neonatal Critical Care Transport Team?

    If your newborn is premature or your child has a critical illness or injury requiring transportation from one medical facility to another, your newborn or child may require the care of a Pediatric/Neonatal Critical Care Transport Team.

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  • What is an Adolescent Health Specialist?

    If your child is between the ages of 11 and 21 years, he or she may benefit from the care of an Adolescent Health Specialist.

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  • When to See a Doctor (Care of the Young Athlete)

    A safe and speedy return to activity following a sports injury or an illness depends on early recognition and treatment. Knowing when to see your doctor is an important step in this process. With major injuries or illnesses, there is little

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  • Wrestling (Care of the Young Athlete)

    Wrestling is the oldest known sport, dating back to prehistoric times. Today it's the fourth most common sport in which athletes from different schools compete against each other. There are more than 50 kinds of wrestling. The most common types

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  • When Your Child Needs Emergency Medical Services

    It is rare for children to become seriously ill with no warning. Depending on your child's symptoms, you usually should contact your child's pediatrician for advice. Early recognition and treatment of symptoms can prevent an illness or injury from getting worse or turning into an emergency.

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  • 1 to 2 Years: Safety for Your Child

    Did you know that injuries are the leading cause of death of children younger than 4 years in the United States? Most of these injuries can be prevented.

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  • Acute Ear Infections and Your Child

    Next to the common cold, an ear infection is the most common childhood illness. In fact, most children have at least one ear infection by the time they are 3 years old. Many ear infections clear up without causing any lasting problems.

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  • 10 Years: Safety for Your Child

    Did you know that injuries are the greatest threat to the life and health of your child? Injuries are the leading cause of death of school-aged children. Yet you can prevent most major injuries if you and your child take a few simple steps.

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  • Homework Tips for Parents

    Need more information? Contact CHADD at www.chadd.org or CHADD’s National Resource Center on ADHD at www.help4adhd.org.

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