Overall Health

autism franklin tn

Autism With Children

Has a child in your life recently received an autism diagnosis? Whether that child is your own child, the child of a relative, or that of a close friend, it is important to learn what you can about autism spectrum disorders to gain a better understanding of what lies behind the behaviors they may exhibit.

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Vaping Dangers Franklin TN

Four Dangers of Teen Vaping

In recent months, the US Surgeon General has named teen vaping an epidemic, citing the 11% of high school seniors that admit to vaping. It can be unsettling to find out that your own teen has tried vaping, but do you really know the dangers of vaping? Here’s a quick guide to refer to so

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Oral Health Kids Franklin TN

Oral Health in Children

Oral health is an important aspect of health for all people. However, it is also more overlooked than many other areas of self-care. It can be especially neglected in children, as they often do not understand how serious and important oral health is. In fact, tooth decay is one of the most common health problems

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Let’s live healthier, Tennessee

HealtherTN.com is focused on helping Tennessee families make healthy lifestyle changes. Healthier Tennessee is a movement of people from all walks of life all across this great state banding together to improve our health. Healthier TN created Small Starts, offering free tools for a healthier you. Small Starts are simple, healthy actions you can turn

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Tick Encounters

The TickEncounter Resource Center promotes tick-bite protection and tickborne disease prevention by engaging, educating, and empowering people to take action. TERC resources to help you learn and promote the most up-to-date, effective, tick-bite prevention techniques. TERC Resources: How to remove a tick Tick testing Tick Identification For more information, FAQs and resources, visit the TERS website

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Behavior Concerns with kids

How To Handle Challenging Behavior From Kids

Challenging behavior from children can be a difficult and an ongoing struggle for parents and educators. Play, technology, and household responsibilities can be contributing factors to why children today have problems managing their behavior and emotions. It’s ok to let kids fail and not succeed all the time. It’s a normal part of childhood. Remember,

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Potty Training

Potty Training

Potty training is an exciting event for parents and toddlers. Parents are happy about leaving diapers in the past, moving to a big kid potty will get your toddler excited. Children are typically ready for potty training anywhere from 18 months to 3 ½ years old. Every child is different, so if your toddler isn’t

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Anxiety in Children Franklin TN

Anxiety in Children

Parents, teachers, and pediatricians can easily overlook anxiety disorders in children. Anxiety often reveals itself differently in children than in adults, making it more difficult to diagnose. If you suspect your child might be suffering from an anxiety disorder, discuss it with your pediatrician. With help, children can learn how to successfully manage their symptoms

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IS YOUR CHILD
SICK?

Visit our library to choose from over 100 symptoms and read more about managing your child’s illness. Our practice is focused on assisting families in the health and wellness of their children. We are available for consultation, prevention and treatment of the physical and emotional health concerns of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

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