Viral vs. bacterial: when to use antibiotics
Millions of prescriptions for antibiotics written each year for children and teens may be unnecessary, according to a new study to be released in the October 2014 issue of Pediatrics, the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Researchers looked at data on the treatment of acute respiratory infections in children from 2000 to 2011 […]
What if I don’t like my child’s teacher?
Children come to school with a wide array of personalities, temperaments and learning styles. Teachers also bring their own personalities and teaching styles into the classroom. Although parents are not in the classroom every day, their dispositions and parenting styles can influence the important parent, teacher and child partnership. It can be overwhelming to maneuver […]
Creative collaboration helps vulnerable youth
A creative collaboration between two Phoenix-based organizations is helping children and teens facing challenges that include abuse and neglect. For more than a decade, Dance Theater West has partnered with Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona to present a free performance for Valley families, which features both experienced and first-time dancers. Susan Silverman, who […]