Pediatrics

Children's Counseling

Hackensack Meridian Health offers a variety of counseling services, including age-specific group therapy, a therapeutic after-school program for children ages 7 to 13, and traditional individual and family therapy. Call 732-869-2784, ext. 2, for registration, schedules and fees.


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Pediatrics

You eagerly await baby's first words and delight at his growing vocabulary. But that excitement may cause you to miss speech problems that should be corrected quickly.

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New Hope in Saving Kids From Blood Infection Sepsis

TUESDAY, July 24, 2018 -- In 2012, Rory Staunton, a 12-year-old living in New York City, became ill after an innocuous scrape to his arm during basketball practice.

Five days later Rory was dead, killed after bacteria from the cut made its way into his bloodstream and set up an immune response known as sepsis, which attacked and overwhelmed vital organs.

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Pediatrics

Chemicals used to preserve, package and enhance food can harm children's health, a leading pediatricians' group says.

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