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Risk Factors and Warning Signs of Suicide

September is suicide prevention month. As the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S, the 3rd leading cause of death for people aged 10-14 and the 2nd leading cause of death for people aged…

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Partnering for Your Child’s Health | Because It Matters

Over the past 24 months, experts from the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital have been providing around-the-clock inpatient care delivering many benefits to Riverside’s youngest patients, families, nursing staff and pediatricians as part…

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HEALTHCURRENTS – Riverside’s Pediatric Hospitalist Program

Riverside Healthcare’s partnership with the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital brings award-winning inpatient care to the region’s youngest patients around-the-clock beginning in August. For more information about Riverside’s Pediatric Hospitalist program, visit riversidehealthcare.org.

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Fun Ways to Workout with Kids

Kids can make great workout buddies; it may be a whole different type of exercise but you can be certain to burn some calories. Here is a great list of fun ways to workout with…

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Printable Coloring Pages

Studies have found that creative self-expression and exposure to the arts benefits both cognitive and psychosocial health. Enjoy these printable coloring pages to de-stress and show your artistic side!…

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HealthCurrents – Back to School Anxiety

A new school year is just about to start, and most kids are feeling mixed emotions—excitement and a bit of anxiousness, too. The cause of back to school anxiety can depend on a child’s age.

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Healthy Backpack Tips

Wearing a backpack that doesn’t fit right or is too heavy can strain growing backs  and shoulders.  Here are some great tips  from the physical therapy professionals  at Riverside Healthcare: Carry no more than 10-15% of…

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