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Meera Beharry, MD

Meera Beharry is an adolescent medicine pediatrician on the medical staff at McLane Children's Scott & White Clinic – Temple and McLane Children's Scott & White Specialty Clinic – Hillcrest. She enjoys traveling, baking, reading, dancing and her new hobby of sailing! She had a mild case of “busy kid syndrome” as a teenager and would have suffered greatly if her parents did not put limits on her activities.

Talking to your kids about the novel coronavirus disease

As a parent during the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s no avoiding the topic of conversation with your kids. News about the virus is everywhere, and children of all ages are feeling the effects. With school closures, event cancellations, quarantine fears and unusual work-from-home policies, your kids may be asking some tough questions. Here are a few …

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The alarming health crisis on the rise in today’s teens

There’s a growing health problem among adolescents, one I’ve decided to call “Busy Kid Syndrome.” It’s exactly what it sounds like — when kids’ schedules get so busy with schoolwork and extracurricular activities that they neglect their health. It looks something like this: A 16-year-old boy stays up late doing homework for his advanced classes …

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