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16 kids in US have this disease. A family is seeking a cure

HOPKINSVILLE, Kentucky — This is simply a love story. A family doing everything they can to save their children. Riley Frost, 5, looked healthy at birth with no signs of any illness. She was even feeding herself three years ago. Now, however, she and her 3-year-old brother Harrison are dying. …

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How can GPs help children and parents get through challenging periods?

Feature Doug Hendrie More than 500 GPs have already signed up for a course tackling children’s resilience and mental health. Dr James Best is one of the RACGP’s presenters on a new children’s health course. The Emerging Minds course, ‘Supporting Children’s Resilience in General Practice,’ is specifically designed to assist …

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I Let My Kids Take Mental Health Days From School

One day last year, I did something my parents never let me do when I was younger: I let my daughter, then 10, stay home from school even though she wasn’t physically sick. In our house, we call them mental health days and they’re an important part of our family …

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