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Lead Poisoning: Is Your Child At Risk?

Lead Poisoning: Is Your Child At Risk?

If you and your family live in an older home, your child could be at risk for lead poisoning—and there is no cure for this serious condition. The good news is that lead poisoning is preventable. Golisano Children’s Hospital pediatrician Dr. Stanley Schaffer shares steps you can take to protect your children.

Kids and Weight: What Not to Say

Kids and Weight: What Not to Say

Their intentions may be good but, far too often, the way people talk, think and act about obesity—especially around kids—can fuel weight stigma. Golisano Children's Hospital pediatrician Dr. Stephen Cook offers guidance for adults who regularly interact with children.

4 Toys a Pediatrician Wouldn’t Buy for Her Kids

4 Toys a Pediatrician Wouldn’t Buy for Her Kids

As you shop for the kids on your holiday list, be sure to consider safety when choosing toys and other gifts. And heed some words of caution from Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Dr. Anne Brayer to avoid some popular items that could land a child in the emergency room.
 

Keeping the 'Treat' in Trick-or-Treating

Keeping the 'Treat' in Trick-or-Treating

Halloween is an exciting time for many children and trick-or-treating is a staple of the fall season. Golisano Children's Hospital pediatrician Dr. Stephen Cook offers advice for avoiding the post-Halloween candy craze while enjoying the festivities.

5 Signs Your Kids May Be Too Busy

5 Signs Your Kids May Be Too Busy

Music lessons, drama club, soccer practice, dance class…the list of youth activities goes on and on. They add a lot to our kids' lives, but when does it all become too much? UR Medicine clinical psychologist Kenya Malcolm shares some signs that your young ones may have too much going on.