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What You Need To Know About E-Cigarettes, Vaping, and Your Teens

Vaping is a novelty that many children simply don’t know the dangers of.

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Advice for Surviving the Holiday Season with Crohn's Disease

Crohn’s disease is often triggered by diet and stress, two things that can be very present during the holidays.

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A Day In A Life With T1D

In honor of national diabetes awareness month, Erica shares what it's like to manage diabetes every day.

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Away With Epilepsy Founder Offers Advice for Teens

When I was diagnosed, I had no one to talk to and no one to give me any wisdom they had learned from their own experience with epilepsy.

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Before the Holidays, Consider These Misconceptions About Obesity & Healthy Eating

As research methods improve and our knowledge deepens, we are increasingly able to bust more and more myths about dieting and obesity.

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Managing Your Child’s Diabetes: Preventing Burnout

Diabetes doesn’t allow for sick days so here are some things to remember on the worst of the worst days.

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The Promising Future of T1D Management

Treatments and technological tools for managing T1D have come a long way in the last 100+ years since the discovery of insulin.

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Who Are The Diabetics on The Margin?

It was the first time I had ever seen anything like it and it was magical. [photo credit: Alfred Sarpeh]

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Diabetes Awareness Month 2018

When you hear the word “diabetes” what words first come to mind?

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For National Dyslexia Month, Break Out Some Comic Books

I could have been one of those left behind, but comic books pulled me out.

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The Connection Between Screen Time And Teen Mental Health

There are a number of simple steps you can take to turn off the screens and encourage other healthier activities.

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Mental Illness Awareness Week: 7 Mental Health Tips

Mental health conditions are common, and can affect anyone, young and old. At Jumo Health, we are committed to raising awareness.

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Cry When You Need To

The clattering of dinner plates. The bustling of waiters. The chatter of teenagers, celebrating the final run of their high school...

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Asthma and Back To School: Six Steps To A Healthy Year

We’ve outlined six steps to take before diving into the new school year, especially if your child is attending a new school.

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Why Comic Books?

I came to realise that too often there is a gap between the language of those affected by illness, and the language of medicine.

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Jumo Health: Working with Families

Since joining Jumo Health, I have been impressed by how much my colleagues know about the families that we feature in our content.

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ADHD and Media Use

A recent study, suggests that teenagers who frequently use digital social media may be at greater risk of developing ADHD.

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5 Ways to Help Children and Young Adults Cope with Depression

Adults who have depression find it difficult to deal with the symptoms of anxiety, insomnia, loss of appetite and guilt while bearing the...

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Remembering What It’s Like To Be Thirteen: Eighth Grade Movie Review

It’s easy to forget just how it hard it is to be thirteen. Bo Burnham’s new movie, Eighth Grade, reminds us of these difficulties, with s...

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How to Keep Going When It Feels Impossible

The frustrating thing about anorexia, is that for many the voices will stay in your head for a very long time.

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Damon: A Real Life Osteosarcoma Hero

We were thrilled to meet Damon Billeck, the star of our Understanding Osteosarcoma comic book.

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Childhood Depression

Many well-intentioned adults still believe that children can’t get depressed. They are so young- what do they have to be depressed about?

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Crohn’s Disease Podcast | A Personal Connection

The first time I heard the term “Crohn’s disease” was in high school.

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Type 1 Diabetes Research Spotlight | Bringing New Life to an Old Vaccine

I had taken my pancreas for granted, until my daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes (T1D) at 13 months, and myself, 3 months ago.

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Our Mental Health Awareness Pledge

Mental illness, affects nearly 45 million adults and 17 million children. Join us in making mental health awareness a lifetime campaign.

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Comics, Podcasts and MS | In My Words - Adriana's Story

We are so excited to announce the newest installment of Jumo Health's In My Words podcast series.

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Silent No More

CEO Kevin Aniskovich speaks candidly about the loss of his friend and Jumo's commitment to mental health.

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How To Get Involved And Support Mental Health Awareness Month 2018

Jumo Health talks about the importance of starting the mental health conversation with young adults and stopping the stigma.

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SCHN and Oneview Receive 2018 Microsoft Health Innovation Award

Sydney Children’s Hospital Network and Oneview Healthcare receive Microsoft Corp.’s 2018 Health Innovation Award for “Engage Your Patients.”

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PRA Health (PRAH) Shares Rally on Partnership with Jumo Health

PRA Health (PRAH) and Jumo Health partnership results in impressive stock performance and near future growth predictions.

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PRA Health Sciences Announces Partnership With Jumo Health

PRA Health partners with Jumo Health to bridge the gap between caregivers and patients during pediatric clinical trials.

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Ascensia Diabetes Care and Jumo Make Learning About Diabetes Fun

Ascensia Diabetes Care and Jumo Health team up to help kids understand their type 1 diabetes diagnosis.

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Eisai Launches Medikidz Explain Epilepsy Comic Book

The sixth installment of the epilepsy comic book series, focuses on the transition from pediatric to adult health care.

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Today we are excited to usher in a new name to signify the extension of our brand. We're expanding beyond our signature comic books to all forms of learning for children, families, and their care teams.

New Leader, New Offerings, New Name: Medikidz Is Now Jumo Health

Medikidz evolves into Jumo Health as the company unveils its new leader and expanded product portfolio.

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Medikidz and COPD Foundation: Partnership of Superhero Proportion

In "Medikidz Explain COPD," the Medikidz help Andrew and Hannah understand their grandma's COPD and how they can support her.

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Eisai Launches Medikidz Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Comic Book

"Medikidz Explain LGS," the fifth installment of the epilepsy comic book series, is a story about Jackson, who lives with LGS.

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Esai Launches Medikidz Explain Playing Sports With Epilepsy

“Medikidz Explain Playing Sports with Epilepsy,” was inspired by 12-year-old Hannah and Olympic medal-winning ice hockey player Chanda Gunn.

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Pharma Partner Medikidz Aims To Be Children's Health Ed Superhero

Founder Dr. Kate Hersov talks about the Medikidz move from print to digital resources to educate and help children live healthy lives.

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Meda Explains Asthma With Medikidz Comic Book Series For Children

The “Medikidz Explain Asthma” comic book tells ten-year-old Savion's story in terms kids can understand and relate to.

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Meda Launches Part 3 Of The Medikidz Explain Asthma Comic Books

“Medikidz Explain Asthma” series, helps kids manage their asthma, and overcome challenges associated with chronic illnesses.

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