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Have You Hugged Your Teen Lately

HUGGING YOUR TEENAGER Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP Here’s a loaded question – When’s the last time you hugged your tween or teenager? It’s easy to hug babies.  To a newborn, a parent’s love may be as important as food. They…
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Sleep is medicine for the body - Especially for Teens

Teens and Sleep Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP A few weeks ago I wrote about babies and sleep.  I received numerous requests from parents of pre-teens and teens about sleep. Sleep is important for our teenagers.  Sleep is food…