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Beneficial Telehealth Tips New issue of the Care for Kids newsletter published Check out the Winter 2021 issue of the Iowa EPSDT Care for Kids newsletter! The lead article, “Telehealth Tips that Benefit the Provider and Patient,” focuses on using several evidence-based communication strategies to provide effective communication during a telehealth visit. Written by Kelly Skelly,…
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Effect of Video Game Violence on Children Playing with Real Guns

Effect of Video Game Violence on Children Playing with Real Guns A Randomized Clinical Trial With more and more children being injured or killed with guns in the home, concern over the possible contribution of violent video games to these tragedies has increased. A recent JAMA network article examines the role violent video games may…
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New Guidelines from the World Health Organization

New Guidelines from the World Health Organization To grow up healthy, children need to sit less and play more. Last month the WHO released new guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviors, and sleep for children under 5 years of age. Screen time for infants less than 1 year is not recommended; with no more than…
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ADHD in Primary Care Update – Workshop

What’s new in primary care for children with ADHD? Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation: What should providers tell families who ask about electrical impulse therapy? CBD Oil (Cannabidiol): What do families need to know about the use of alternative medicine? Adverse Effects of Medication: How can families manage the adverse effects of medication treatment? Join pediatricians at the…
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