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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD):
Learn about changes to diagnosis criteria.

Halloween safety: Tips for keeping kids safe on topics from costumes to candy.

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Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

Why do you need them, and how do you maintain them?

World Mental Health Day

To mark World Mental Health Day, AboutKidsHealth offers advice on how to cope with stress and depression.

Premature babies and music

Find out how Pacifier-Activated-Lullabies can help premature babies learn how to feed.

Treatment of stuttering

How to recognize if your child is stuttering, and steps you can take to treat it.

Belly Bonanza: This video helps children learn how our bodies digest food.

Sleep study: Learn how sleep problems are diagnosed when your child visits a sleep lab.

J4K Halloween: Teach your child some tips on how to stay safe on Halloween.

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