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Summer headaches? Get the facts

Drawing of a child on a hot beach under the sun
Illustration by Fawn Gracey

Staying cool, preventing bug bites and sun protection may be most parents’ top health concerns this season, but the summer weather may also bring about headaches in children. Boston Children’s Hospital child neurologist and headache expert, Dr. Anna Minster, says dehydration and excessive heat can cause headaches in children and teens. She offers the following headache facts to get you and your kids through the next heatwave headache-free.

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