Checkup Newsroom (Biting)

2017
November
06,
2017
| 11:07 PM America/Chicago
If you have kids, you’re probably frustrated with some of the bad habits that they’ve picked up. Just this week I had two parents ask me how to get their child to stop biting his nails. “He just will not quit biting his nails no matter how much I ...
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2015
October
08,
2015
| 10:26 PM America/Chicago
What would you do if you brought your child home from a new day care and he had more than 20 bite marks all over his body? What if you then found out that you had been lied to about that day care’s license? In fact, they didn’t have a license a...
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September
29,
2015
| 03:09 PM America/Chicago
A study published in Pediatrics shows an increase of kids in the U.S. going to the ER for treatment of self-inflicted injuries, such as cutting. From 2009 to 2012, self-injuries increased from 1.1 percent to 1.6 percent of all visits. While the in...
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2014
June
30,
2014
| 09:00 PM America/Chicago
The World Cup has really been a tasty distraction for the past few weeks (ba-dum, ching!).One of the biggest stories centers around the suspension of Luis Suarez for biting an Italian defender.  It’s not the first time he has done it either.I usually...
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