Teaching Children to Cope with Pain

child in pain

It’s important to help children master their response to pain in age-appropriate ways. Children who have the emotional and cognitive ability to understand and determine their response to an injury generally suffer less. This is self-efficacy, and it allows the child to feel in control.

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Prescription-Free Healing Pleasures of Summertime

Prescription-Free Healing Pleasures of Summertime By Dr. Lynn R. Webster Now that the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has heightened its warning that taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke, it’s a good idea to find alternatives that come with no side effects. Fortunately, summertime can be the perfect…

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