B’More Healthy

B’More Healthy: Building a Better Brain

There’s a gray area in child development—an area where difficulties in behavior, attention or academic skills reveal early risks for long-term challenges. These early challenges can easily develop into lifelong disabilities in some children; however, when environments nurture brain health, more of these children will succeed like their typically developing …

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B’More Healthy: Vaccines 101 What you need to know about mandatory immunization.

There’s really only one reason children fear going to the doctor—shots. There’s nothing inherently unfriendly about most offices, particularly pediatricians’ play-oriented spaces, but not even the cutest monkey wallpaper or snuggliest waiting-room bear can hide the truth: There’s going to be a big scary needle, it’s going to pierce skin …

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