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Back to School May Mean Headache Pain for Your Child

Tags: back to school, children with headaches, Headaches, migraine headaches, migraines

School is not the only thing that begins in the fall. For many children, the stress of returning to classes brings on an unwanted result: headaches.


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It’s Rare, but Colds Can Increase Stroke Risk in Kids

Tags: childhood stroke, cold, colds, respiratory tract infection

The cold virus that typically causes sore throat, cough and congestion can also temporarily increase the risk of stroke in children, according to a recent study.


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What Parents Need to Know About School Hearing Screenings

Tags: back to school, growing pains of parenting, hearing, hearing exam, preschool

School screenings for hearing are important, but parents need to know that they are not as thorough or accurate as a full diagnostic hearing test.


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5 Signs Your Child May Have an Ear Infection

Tags: ear infection, ears ringing, growing pains of parenting, hearing, hearing exam

How can you tell if your child has an ear infection? Experts say you should watch for five symptoms, including tugging/pulling at the ears. Read to find out more about the symptoms and how to address them.


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Do Fortified Cereals Have Too Many Vitamins for Your Kids?

Tags: cereals, growing pains of parenting, healthy diet, vitamins

A new study reports some cereals potentially put kids at risk for getting too much vitamin A, zinc and/or niacin. Our expert explains why parents shouldn't be alarmed — and what to focus on instead!


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The 4Bs of Back to School Success (Infographic)

Tags: back to school, breakfast, growing pains of parenting, infographic, parenting, sleep

Kicking off a new academic year can be stressful for both students and parents. Ease everyone back into the routine with these tips from our Cleveland Clinic Children’s expert


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How to Know if Your Child Needs a Speech Evaluation

Tags: ear infections, growing pains of parenting, Hearing loss, speech

Learn from our Cleveland Clinic Children’s expert why it’s best not to wait if you have a hunch your child could have a speech-language disorder.


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Gene in Children Linked to Higher Risk of Celiac Disease

Tags: autoimmune disorders, celiac, celiac disease, gene, genetic disorder, genetics

Researchers may be a step closer to helping doctors identify children born with a higher risk for Celiac disease, which ultimately could result in earlier treatment and fewer complications from the disorder.


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5 Do’s and Don’ts for Teaching Kids Good Eating Habits

Tags: Be Well e-News, childhood nutrition, healthy eating, pediatrics, snacking

Learn why forbidding food backfires with kids. And why it’s OK to keep offering foods your youngster doesn’t want. Our expert shares five do's and don’ts for the family table — and explains why it’s never too early to start.


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Best Beverages for Your Kids to Drink in Hot Weather

Tags: calcium, dehydration, diet, drinks, summer safety, vitamin D

Whether your child is dripping with sweat from playing tag in the hot sun or from playing basketball in the gym, it's critical for moms and dads to make sure their youngsters drink enough fluids in the summertime.