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HVP December 2018

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14 Hudson Valley Parent n December 2018 HUDSON VALLEY PARENT SPECIAL HEALTH CARE SECTION 2018 Parent-approved docs Introducing 300+ of the most loved medical professionals in the Hudson Valley At what age did your child have their first dentist visit Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) suggests kids go to their first appointment before age 1. 3 yrs 2 yrs 1 yr 4 yrs 5 yrs >6 yrs 50% of parents polled trust a doctor's advice when it comes to vaccines. According to the CDC there were 9,776 births in the Hudson Valley in 2016. 89% of moms polled gave birth in a hospital setting. 3 leading causes of death among teens: 1. Accidents 2. Suicide 3. Homicide According to the CDC, 47.8% of children 6 months-17 years receive the flu vaccine. 4.8% of children ages 12-17 miss 11 or more days of school due to illness. Is it time for a sick day? Stuffy, runny nose Low grade fever Throwing up Percent of moms that said yes Diarrhea 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 9 million teens reported the misuse of opioids in the last year. 13% of children ages 12-17 reported major depression.

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