Teens and depression – it is a relatively common phenomenon but it is an issue which few talk about – and the silence can be deadly.
With all the talk about legalizing marijuana, the question is…what about synthetic drugs?
Encourage your kids to go outside and play. Free play is as important and maybe even more important than team activities.
Here’s what you need to know about your legal responsibilities before you rent a limo.
When we talk about eyestrain we often think of people in their forties or fifties, but it is not a problem limited to just older people.
With parents more involved in guiding their kids, there’s a temptation for parents to get over-involved in their children’s sports and provide pressure.
Some say that this generation of teens is having a greater struggle than previous generations because of increased exposure to adult issues.
Many pediatricians, family doctors, and ob/gyns do a great job – but adolescent medicine physicians are another option and a good one.
Sleep deprivation has been shown to have damaging effects in all age groups. But, sleep plays perhaps the greatest role during the teen years.
Obesity at age 18 has the same risk for premature death as that of heavy smokers – heavy smokers are those who smoke more than ten cigarettes a day.
For several years now health officials have been issuing warnings about indoor tanning beds and it appears teens may be paying attention.
The rates of substance abuse among high school students continue to decline. But there are some new issues.
Can parents get arrested or sued for their teen’s beer party if they weren’t home?
Teenagers often fail to seek help from depression because they’re embarrassed about the problem.
A new study finds that as many as a quarter of teens sext – or have sexual conversations via texting.