It’s normal for kids to be sad or anxious, Dr. Tami Benton told reporters from East Norriton Bulldog Bulletin and Gotwals Healthy Press, and she wants them to understand that it’s OK. But those feelings can become a problem if they don’t go away. “We don't label anxiety as a problem until it interferes with your ability to do the things you want to do,” said Dr. Benton, who is psychiatrist-in-chief at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Everyone gets hurt at some point in life, says Dr. Sandra Bloom, a national expert on trauma and healing. The question is, how do we heal from that experience? Restoring health, or “making whole,” comes in many forms, she told reporters from the Enon Healthy Warrior. It starts with trust, and reaching out.

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Did You Know?

Why do feet smell?

That stink from your feet has a source: bacteria. It thrives in dark, damp places (like inside your sweaty shoes!) and its waste can smell like rotten eggs. Yuck! The solution? Keep your feet clean and your socks dry! Source: KidsHealth from Nemours

Why is sleep so important?   

Sleep isn’t just restful. When we sleep, our brains process what we learn during the day, and help us remember it. If you don’t get a good night’s sleep, you’ll have trouble recalling what you learned in school the day before! Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine

What causes hiccups?

Hiccups, which are an involuntary contraction of your diaphragm muscle, can be triggered by a big dinner, a fizzy drink, or even just excitement. They typically last only a few minutes. Source: Mayo Clinic

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Everyone gets hurt at some point in life, says Dr. Sandra Bloom, a national expert on trauma and healing. The question is, how do we heal from that experience? Restoring health, or “making whole,” comes in many forms, she told reporters from the Enon Healthy Warrior. It starts with trust, and reaching out.

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