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October 2013 • #61
A Note from the Medical Editor
We can all probably name the “school bully” (or bullies) from our childhood. Bullying is not a new challenge for children, but it should not be dismissed as simply a part of growing up. Today we have an additional form of bullying: cyberbullying, which takes bullying to a whole new level.

This newsletter, learn about the many ways you can help your child prevent, cope with, and overcome bullying’s lasting impact.

~Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
Medical Editor,
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Learn why cyberbullying is different from traditional bullying, what to do to prevent it, and help stop it before it gets worse. Go >
Healthy Children Radio: Bullying (Audio)
Expert advice on how to know if your child is being bullied and how to talk with your child about this very difficult subject. Go >
Teasing and Bullying of Obese and Overweight Children: How Parents Can Help
Is your child bullied because of weight? Here are some great tips on what you can do to help your child at school and at home. Go >
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Students who are bullied report more physical symptoms, such as headaches or stomachaches, and mental health issues. Watch for danger signs.
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