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Checkup Newsroom (Bullying)

2020
October
21,
2020
| 10:32 AM America/Chicago
Like so many children and teenagers, 15-year-old Emma’s struggle with bullying is lifelong. She compares being picked on by classmates since kindergarten to losing part of her childhood. One day in 7th grade, Emma came home especially upset about ...
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May
11,
2020
| 10:53 AM America/Chicago
By Lisa Elliott, licensed psychologist At a minimum, COVID-19 has clearly upended our normal day-to-day functioning. However, for many this pandemic has had a devastating impact. It’s reported that one-third of the entire global population has ...
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2019
April
12,
2019
| 10:41 AM America/Chicago
My 8 year old asks about once a week, “Dad, when can I start my YouTube channel?” And, I’m pretty sure my freshly minted 10 year old will soon be asking about his own Twitter, Instagram or YouTube account soon. I realize this is a tricky situation...
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2018
October
17,
2018
| 15:16 PM America/Chicago
The Promise to improve the health of every child in our region extends past the medical walls of Cook Children’s Medical Center. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, experts from Cook Children’s gathered at the Regional Child Health Summit to look at 2018 data ...
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2016
August
31,
2016
| 11:17 AM America/Chicago
Parents, do your kids know who Travis Rudolph is? If not, take a moment to introduce them to the Florida State receiver so they can learn from his wonderful example. Rudolph was visiting students at Montford Middle School in Tallahassee with ot...
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May
11,
2016
| 15:18 PM America/Chicago
The days of the schoolyard tough guy taking your lunch money may seem old-fashioned compared to the complex and often non-stop form of bullying that kids have to deal with today. A report released this week by the National Academies of Sciences, E...
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2015
July
17,
2015
| 11:29 AM America/Chicago
As a pediatric endocrinologist, I see many kids who tend to hide their diabetes or other diseases. They could all learn a lesson from a young woman named Marissa Heintschel. I learned about Marissa during one of my recent searches for news abou...
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April
30,
2015
| 08:50 AM America/Chicago
Social media has made it easier for us to stay connected with others. At the touch of our fingertips we can instantly communicate with people all over the globe. But do children consider the consequences of sharing information online? We all know ...
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February
02,
2015
| 13:59 PM America/Chicago
Shy, isolated and weak - is this how you would describe the typical bullying victim? Not so fast. A new study suggests that bullying affects kids at every position on the social ladder, and even the popular kids at the top encounter this emotional an...
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2014
July
10,
2014
| 11:37 AM America/Chicago
I know that I have some of the brightest, hardest working parents as patients and followers of my blog and social media. Because of that, I sometimes have a hard time coming up with topics that will challenge you.  One day I was listening to a podcas...
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April
15,
2014
| 11:01 AM America/Chicago
With the recent change in Facebook privacy settings which allow status updates, videos and images to be seen publicly there is even more cause to be cautious in your children's use of social media.It's no question that social media has changed the wa...
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