Parenting

New Grads: It’s Time to Find a Doctor
New grad? Continuing your education or finding a new job shouldn’t be your only priorities. Kathryn Bain, MD, shares some tips on finding the right primary care doctor for you!
 
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Registration Open for Tanner’s New Get Healthy Kids Program
Make eating healthy and getting active a family affair. Registration is now open for Get Healthy Kids, a free, healthy lifestyle program for children ages 8 to 16 and their parents or guardians.
 
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Tanner Offers ‘Safe Sitter’ Course
Has your preteen thought about babysitting to earn extra money? Will he or she be responsible for younger siblings while you’re at work? If so, consider signing him or her up for Safe Sitter, a nationally recognized babysitting preparation course designed for 11- to 14-year-olds.
 
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Hey, Baby! Mom and Baby Fair is Aug. 25
Expecting? Thinking about starting — or growing — your family? See what west Georgia and east Alabama have to offer at Tanner's Hey, Baby! Mom and Baby Fair. Enjoy tours of Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton’s new NICU, grab some giveaways and door prizes, get to know area vendors, meet physicians from Tanner’s medical staff — including OB/GYNs, pediatricians and neonatologists —participate in education sessions and more!

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Parenting

College is a unique stage in a young person's development. But newfound independence coupled with the pressures of classwork and the need to fit in can make this a very emotional time.

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Parenting

Many parents no longer work traditional "9-to-5" jobs. And their nonstandard shifts do affect their child's behavior, new research suggests.

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Parenting

Overcontrolling moms and dads -- so-called "helicopter" parents -- can stunt their children's emotional development, new research warns.

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Parenting

Consumers should stop using over-the-counter teething products that contain benzocaine because they pose a serious health threat to infants and young children, U.S. health officials warned Wednesday.

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