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Read the latest on wellness and preventive care for the whole family.

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Infographic: Men’s Health Through the Ages

Men: Do you want good health at every stage of life? Try some of these tips to help make it happen.

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Podcast: Teens and Social Media

In this episode of Kids Health Cast, David Laufgraben, M.D., discusses how social media and the digital world may be affecting teenage mental health.

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Infographic: Your Guide to Summer Safety

Make your summer as carefree as possible by taking the proper health and safety precautions.

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Podcast: What to Expect at the First Pediatrician Appointment

Nicolina Wawrin, M.D and Alison Austin, M.D. share what to expect at your child's first appointment with their pediatrician.

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Staying on Top of Your Health During Men's Health Month

Did you know that men are more likely than women to have chronic diseases but less likely to see a doctor for checkups or preventive care?

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Pride Month: Healthcare Self-Advocacy for LGBTQ Patients

As a lesbian, gay, transgender, non-binary, queer, intersex or asexual (LGBTQIA+) patient, you have, at some point, probably had trouble accessing health care. Experiences of stigma or discrimination may have prevented you from seeking medical treatment.

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Podcast: Prevention, Treatment, and Testing for HIV/AIDS

Benjamin Scallon M.D and Gregory McWilliams M.D discuss the latest on HIV/AIDS awareness, testing, and prevention.

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Give Blood on World Blood Donor Day 2021

The nation’s blood supply, like so much of life, has suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fear of spreading or catching the virus, and not knowing how antibodies--either from having had the virus or from the vaccine--affect donor blood are among the various reasons why people have stopped donating, according to Lisa Kalik, MD.

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Podcast: Keeping Your Family Safe This Summer During COVID-19

Chandrika Sridharamurthy, M.D. shares tips on how to keep your family safe this summer during COVID-19 and beyond.

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What Parents and Teens Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Now that adolescents ages 12 to 15 are eligible for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, we’ve asked Adam Stracher, M.D., Chief Medical Officer and David Laufgraben, M.D., Assistant Attending Pediatrician and Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics to address parents’ and children’s questions and concerns about its effectiveness and side effects.