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Autism diagnoses are more common, but no less challenging for families. Dartmouth Health Children’s offers tips for getting kids necessary supports

Treatment is never one-size-fits-all, and the definition of what qualifies as ASD has expanded in the last decade.

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Challenges and treatment for the growing number of ASD diagnoses

Being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD) does not always translate into children getting the specific support they need, warns developmental and behavioral pediatrician, Nina Sand-Loud, MD. Find out how to get the right treatment for your child.

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Dartmouth Health Children’s, New Hampshire YMCAs partner as hosts for National Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Day is a national initiative focused on improving the health and well-being of kids and families.

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Dartmouth Health Children’s pediatric dermatology chief recognized for work in quality improvement

Julianne A. Mann received the Innovations in Quality Improvement Award from the American Academy of Dermatology.

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Measles cases on the rise: Dartmouth Health Children’s pediatrician urges vaccination

Measles cases are surging in various parts of the world, highlighting the critical importance of measles vaccinations.

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From left, Sharon Van Tuil, MD, FAAP; Martin Schwartzberg, MD, FAAP;  Rochelle Heit, MD, FAAP; Catherine Leighton, APRN, CPNP; and Mary Shupe, MPH, APRN, CPNP.

Dartmouth Health Children’s welcomes River Road Pediatrics to health system

Effective March 18, 2024, River Road Pediatrics will join the Dartmouth Health Children’s system of pediatric care.

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“Policies based on opinion and confusion rather than science and facts are not good for anyone.” The truth about gender-affirming care for youth in New Hampshire from Dartmouth Health Children’s

An opinion piece by Dartmouth Health Children’s Frances B. Lim Liberty, MD, Keith J. Loud, MD, MSc, and Jessica A. Smith, MSN, APRN.

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6 healthy sleep habits in the age of melatonin

With melatonin use among children surging, promoting healthy sleep habits and routines remains essential, says Dartmouth Health Children’s Pediatrician, Erik Shessler, MD.

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Top Doctors 2024

Thirty-nine Dartmouth Health Children's physicians, across 15 pediatric specialties, recognized as "Top Doctors" by New Hampshire Magazine.

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Measles is on the rise globally

With measles cases on the rise across the world and small outbreaks in a handful of U.S. states, getting your young child vaccinated is as important as ever, say medical experts.

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