Toddler/Preschool Health

Castle Connolly Medical The farmer’s market is your ticket to healthy eating this summer. According to Atlantic Health System dietitians, the time between when a fruit or vegetable is harvested and when you actually eat it impacts the content of its vitamins and minerals. For this reason, locally-grown produce that you can obtain at or right before prime ripeness offer greater nutritional value than imported foods. As an added bonus for families, farmer’s markets expose kids to healthier snack options and teach them about the growing and harvesting process.
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Toddler/Preschool Health Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Unless otherwise noted, for more information, fees, class locations, and to register for Parent Education programs at Overlook Medical Center, please call 908-522-2946; for Parent Education programs at Morristown Medical Center, please call 973-971-5027. View calendars with a full list of programs offered at Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center.

Hydrocephalus Support Group
This group provides educational information, guidance and support for children and adults with hydrocephalus and shunts.
Morristown Medical Center, Auditorium B
For more information, schedules and to register, please call 973-326-9000.

Spasticity and Gait Disorders Clinic
Children with spasticity and gait disorders and their parents can meet with a team of specialists from Goryeb Children’s Hospital. Appointments are required for both consultations and treatment.
First Friday of every month
Goryeb Children’s Hospital, Center for Advanced Medicine in Pediatrics (CAMP)
Farris Family Building, 3rd floor
For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call 973-971-5901.


Toddler/Preschool Health Articles
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Toddler/Preschool Health

A comprehensive, nearly two-decades long study of the DTaP vaccine that's routinely given to babies and young children finds no safety issues.

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Toddler/Preschool Health

Extra pounds in early childhood may do more than put a child's physical health at risk -- they might result in a slightly lower IQ, new research suggests.

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Many parents don't recognize the signs of speech and language problems in children, or don't know that early treatment is important, a new survey finds.

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As America's opioid crisis continues, too many toddlers are accidentally overdosing on narcotic medicines. But a new study suggests that better packaging might curb the problem.

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Receiving anesthesia before age 3 does not appear to affect a child's intelligence, according to a new study.

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