Protecting children from poor air quality

2 in 3 parents say kids have experienced poor or unhealthy air quality

3 in 4 parents are concerned about the impact of air quality problems on their child’s health. 2 in 3 parents report poor or unhealthy air quality in their area, most often related to wildfires. Among parents reporting poor air quality in their area, 1 in 5 believe it affected their child’s health.

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Overuse of devices and social media top parent concerns

Overuse of social media and devices top parent concerns as kids head back to school

Top parental concerns center on children’s and teens’ use of devices and social media. Over half of parents rate mental health issues as a big problem. Parents in low-income households rate more issues as a big problem for children and teens.

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Making the most of your child's patient portal

Less than half of parents utilize patient portal benefits for their children

Over half of parents do not have a portal for their child. Among parents who have a portal for their child, 1 in 3 have used it to get advice about their child’s illness or injury. Among parents whose teen has a portal, 1 in 3 have noticed differences in their ability to access their teen’s health information.

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Tummy troubles: How parents deal with their child's belly pain

1 in 6 parents say child reports tummy pain at least monthly but many haven't consulted with a doctor

1 in 6 parents report their child complains about belly pain at least once a month. Among parents whose child frequently complains about belly pain, 2 in 5 have not talked with the child’s doctor. 1 in 3 parents are very confident they can tell when their child’s belly pain may be a sign of a serious problem.

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