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Summary: What may be dirty to a grown-up isn't necessarily dirty to a youngster. In this program, fun, friendly animated characters guide children step by step through taking a shower, washing hair, brushing teeth, and clipping nails. In addition, young viewers will learn about germs, the importance of clean clothes, and when and how to wash hands properly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV STA

Volkmar, Fred R.

Contents: Autism and related conditions: an overview -- Getting a diagnosis -- Raising a healthy child with an autism spectrum disorder -- Coping with common medical problems -- Handling visits to the emergency room or hospital -- Growth and nutritional issues -- Safety and your child -- Sleep and sleep problems -- Seizure disorders -- Dental care -- Sensory issues -- Common challenging behaviors -- Drug...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Woodbine House 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.154 Volkmar

Kalman, Bobbie.

Summary: Simple text encourages children to make healthy decisions, including brushing after meals, washing hands regularly, and getting regular checkups at the dentist and the doctor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 613 KAL

Summary: Provides guidance for assisting in common medical emergencies that occur in children and babies, outlining step-by-step instructions for dealing with such situations as shock, seizures, choking, burns, heatstroke, and insect bites.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Penguin Random House 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618 FIR

Summary: In this collection of health-related episodes, Arthur catches chicken pox, frets about losing his baby teeth, and has bad dreams caused by eating too many sweets. D.W. has a tantrum over spinach, and their dog Pal has to stay overnight at the veterinary clinic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Kids 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ART RATED G

Summary: Common Childhood Injuries is an excellent program that teaches how to care for minor emergencies and how to prevent serious ones from getting worse before medical help arrives. Part one covers coping with emergencies; allergic reactions; bites and stings; bone, joint, and muscle injuries; and burns. Part two covers cardiopulmonary arrest; choking; cuts; scrapes; abrasions; drowning; electrical...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Preventive healthcare is crucial to the well-being of young children. This program covers vital health issues including vaccinations and immunizations, as well as how to recognize symptoms of serious illness. Recently developed vaccines for chicken pox and Hepatitis B are examined, and the myths that polio and diphtheria have been eradicated are addressed. Foundation health habits such as...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Childhood asthma is a daunting challenge, but with guidance from a physician, the condition is manageable and shouldn't prevent youngsters from enjoying sports and activities. This program serves as an additional source of information for anyone raising kids with asthma. Parents will learn how to become active partners with doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals; be certain they...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Nothing can warm a parent's heart like a child's smile. But that beautiful smile needs help. Dental Care for Kids is an adult's guide to children's teeth: how they develop, the care they need, and the diseases that can spoil a child's mouth. It gives useful information about proper dental care from the prenatal period through the development of primary teeth until permanent teeth come in. This...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Corporate medicine is rapidly replacing the traditional family practice. This video provides today's parents with information and support in navigating the confusing new world of health care.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: All new parents face sleep-related issues, some mild, some extreme. This program profiles two families suffering from sleep deprivation and in great need of help as they establish bedtime routines. The parents of 11-month-old Lewis let him sleep in their bed, where he breastfeeds throughout the night-exhausting his mom and dad and preventing intimacy between them. Nineteen-month-old Yasmine...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: What can be done about the escalating violence in the lives of today's teenagers? This video focuses on ways to identify and reduce aggressive tendencies in young children.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Nothing can be more distressing to a new parent than not knowing how to help when baby is sick. This program gives clear demonstrations of how to take an infant's temperature using a digital thermometer and how to measure and give prescription medication.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Garabedian, Helen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo/Lifelong 2008

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.7 GAR

Siegel, Bettina Elias

Summary: Most parents start out wanting to raise healthy eaters. Then the world intervenes. In Kid Food, nationally recognized writer and food advocate Bettina Elias Siegel explores one of the fundamental challenges of modern parenting: trying to raise healthy eaters in a society intent on pushing children in the opposite direction. Siegel dives deep into the many influences that make feeding children...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2019

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Summary: More American children are showing symptoms of severe stress-from poor academic performance to psychosomatic illnesses. This video illustrates methods that help reduce anxiety in children while building their love of learning.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Although the culprit behind food poisoning is often invisible to the eye, food-borne illnesses represent a colossal health issue spanning a wide range of problems and solutions. This program explores the causes of food contamination, the symptoms and ailments it produces, and the methods for preventing it. Viewers are introduced to bacteria, viruses, fungi, molds, and yeasts that threaten...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 SEA

Summary: There's no more daunting or more beautiful event in a family's life than the arrival of a newborn. This program accompanies two families as they strive for order and peace of mind while adjusting to new members. Eight-week-old Umma endures severe colic as well as difficult breastfeeding issues-not to mention mom's postpartum depression. The parents of newborn Ciaran (delivered by caesarean...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: When it comes to kids and food, almost no one gets it right from the beginning. This program follows a family with three children, each facing different dietary concerns. Five-month-old Grace suffers from acid reflux, while Mark, age four, struggles with weight gain and David, age seven, must cope with severe food allergies. The boys also suffer from asthma and their parents, a busy father and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Sears, William

Summary: A guide for parents and children to use for toilet training.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2002

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 649.62 SEA

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FICTION Sears

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Pub. 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618 CHI

Summary: Keeping toddlers and young children in tip-top health requires nutritious foods, adequate sleep, and exercise. This video reviews the nutritional requirements for children, appropriate serving sizes, and the importance of variety, balance, and moderation in their diet. Along with healthy eating habits, we look at exercise and wellness patterns to teach to young children who can benefit from...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program provides tips and suggestions to help parents create a safe environment for their infant. Recommended sleeping positions for baby are also shown.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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