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  https://childrenspeds.portalforpatients.com/portal/parenting-blog/ErmolaevAlexander.jpg                        A guide to kids and sunscreen allergies
Dr. Scott Nortom, a dermatologist at Children's National, provides tips for parents on how to manage sunscreen allergies.( Huffington Post )
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  https://childrenspeds.portalforpatients.com/portal/parenting-blog/ErmolaevAlexander.jpg                Here's how to keep your young kids safe during the summer heat
What does hydration look like for young children? Dr. Terry Kind, a pediatrician at Children's National, provided tips for parents on how to keep their kids safe and hydrated this summer, as temperatures continue to rise. (  Northern Virginia Magazine 
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  https://childrenspeds.portalforpatients.com/portal/parenting-blog/ErmolaevAlexander.jpg Tips on how to stay safe at the pool
Dr. Joelle Simpson, an emergency medicine specialist at Children's National, offered parents and families tips about the dangers of leaving children unattended near pools and small bodies of water. 
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  https://childrenspeds.portalforpatients.com/portal/parenting-blog/ErmolaevAlexander.jpg How to manage your child's screentime
The excessive use of screens and technology has become a common theme in most households, especially among children under 18. Teens spend an average of nine hours per day using media outside of daily school work and children the ages of 8 and 12 years old spend six hours per day using media. While there is no clear answer on how much is too much screen time, it has been recommended that parents take a common sense approach to monitoring daily consumption 
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Rise and Shine

Click here to visit Rise and Shinethe Children's National Health System site devoted to helping children everywhere lead happier, healthier lives.   

At Rise and Shine, you'll find expert advice on everything related to child health or for more specific guidance on parenting issues. Best of all, you can rest assured that the information comes straight from the experts at Children's National Health System - Medical experts committed to keeping your child healthy and happy.