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Learn About Bullying Prevention

Two school girls whispering and laughing at another girl, a form of bullying.

Have your kids ever been bullied? Is your own child a bully? Learn more about bullying and bullying prevention.

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Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

Learn more about postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), which can cause teens to feel dizzy and have a rapid heart rate after they stand up, in addition to having routine headaches, weakness, fatigue, and exercise intolerance, that can interfere with daily activities.

Treating Vitamin D Deficiency

Learn how to identify, prevent, and treat vitamin D deficiency, which has become more confusing as pushing vitamin D supplements has become one of the latest nutrition fads.

Quacks and Consequences

Over the years, many alternative and quack treatments for autism, cancer, and other conditions have given parents false hope and harmed children.

The Florida Gun Law

Learn why the Rick Scott gun law can harm children and pediatricians are still working to fight it.

More Anti-Vaccine Myths and Misinformation

Even more anti-vaccine myths and misinformation are explained and debunked to help you make the right decision and get your kids vaccinated.

Non-Evidence Based Treatments in Pediatrics

Non-evidenced based treatments haven't been proven to work, but from recommending sunlight to treat babies with jaundice to changing their formula every time a baby cries too much, some pediatricians get caught in the same trap as parents who just want to try something to see if it might help.

Current Outbreaks and Alerts

Information about the latest outbreaks of infectious disease, from hepatitis A to MERS, that could be a risk to your kids.

Child Safety Roundup

Review the child safety roundup and help raise awareness of just how common these childhood accidents and tragedies really are.

Vaxopedia

A vaccine search engine to help you do your research and debunk a lot of the myths and misinformation that keep parents from vaccinating their kids and protecting them from vaccine-preventable diseases.

Eight Questions about Vaccines

Although we know that some anti-vaccine folks want to delay or skip some vaccines, ask these 8 questions to see what they would do in these high-risk situations.

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