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kids and their heritage and a second language. Elizabeth Vainder, M.D.

#61: Teach Kids about their Heritage and a Second Language: It’s more important than ever!

October 28, 2020 I was reading an article the other day in JAMA Pediatrics about how patients that didn’t speak English had more complications in the hospital than patients that spoke English.  I mean, much worse….These children were twice as likely to have an adverse outcome during their hospital stay than families who spoke English. …

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stress and kids Elizabeth Vainder, M.D.

#60: How to Recognize and Manage Stress in Your Kids

October 21, 2020 “She is having headaches and she is nauseous every morning before school. At night, she has trouble sleeping and comes into my room at night. I’m worried.”  If this sounds familiar to you, you’re not alone. Doctors all over the country are seeing more and more patients coming in with complaints of …

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