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Annalisa Abjelina, MD, FAAP

National Trails Day: June 4, 2022

If you’re a fan of hiking, biking, horseback riding, walking your dog, then you probably know that tomorrow, June 4th is National Trails Day! The American Hiking Society established this […]

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FOUR EASY STEPS TO
MAINTAIN A HEALTHY HEART

In the United States, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women. World Heart Day is celebrated annually on September 29, to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease. […]

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THREE WAYS TO WRITE AWAY STRESS

With so many hardships and pressures going on this past year, getting rid of stress may seem impossible. But stress management isn’t about getting rid of stress but learning how […]

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THE THREE B’s OF READING TO YOUR NEWBORN

Even though your baby might not be able to talk or read, taking the time to read to them has incredible benefits. Here are the three B’s of reading to […]

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EIGHT TIPS TO HELP TEENS GET GOOD SLEEP

How often do we hear teens brag about how they stayed up late playing online video games with groups of friends or pulling a Netflix all-nighter? If they could, most […]

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It’s Library Shelfie Day!

In 2014, the New York Public Library declared this day for sharing “shelfies” in front of library shelves to inspire a love of books and reading. Unfortunately due to the pandemic […]

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TRUE OR FALSE: A baby walker will help
my child learn to walk.

This is FALSE! Using a baby walker will not help babies learn to stand or walk. In fact, there are strong associations between walker use and developmental delays in balance […]

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TRUE OR FALSE: Kids fall asleep faster
if they watch tv before bed

It’s definitely FALSE! Sleep is one of our most important health requirements and often overlooked. A child’s mind and body needs sleep – just as much as air, food, and […]

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