Tag: teens

High Anxiety — Kids, School and Stress,...

What to look for in your child, and how you can help. With the new school year comes plenty of...

August 19, 2019

High Anxiety — Kids, School and Stress,...

With the new school year comes plenty of stress and anxiety for both students and parents. Being aware of the...

August 12, 2019

Early Bedtime for Toddlers Linked to Lower...

Can an early bedtime improve your child’s long-term health? For preschool children, there is a connection between bedtime hour and...

August 17, 2016

CDC: 7 Out of 10 Kids Exposed...

Ads from electronic cigarette manufacturers reach seven out of 10 kids — about 18 million teens and preteens in the...

January 8, 2016

Watch Now: Late Bedtimes Linked to Weight...

If you’re hoping to avoid weight gain, here’s one fattening recipe to skip: a late bedtime. Teen and adults with...

October 13, 2015

Secondhand Smoke & Vapors: First-Degree Danger?

Picture this true-to-life scene: In the back of a city bus, a man lights up an electronic cigarette and tells...

April 21, 2015

Sobering Facts: Underage Drinking on College Campuses

When it comes to alcohol abuse and underage drinking on college campuses, national statistics point to an “extremely widespread” crisis,...

August 27, 2014

Facts on Drug Addiction Revealed

Confused? Conflicted? Overwhelmed? When it comes to drugs, alcohol and addiction, the facts can be perplexing for parents and teens....

January 29, 2014

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Seemingly Healthy College Student: I Didn’t...

Canon McClure, 20, a junior at the University of Miami, woke up one day in August after an intense headache the previous day. Over the...

Previvorship: How to Beat Cancer Before...

Science has enabled physicians to predict the likelihood of a woman getting breast cancer, much in the same way that meteorologists determine where and when...

Carla Was Diagnosed with Breast Cancer...

After three of Carla Walker’s four sisters developed breast cancer, she lived with the uneasy feeling that she would be next. That feeling turned out...

Take Your Medicine

It seems obvious: the medicine your doctor prescribes can’t help you if you don’t take it, or if you don’t take it the way you’re...

A Cardiologist Explains Impact of Stress...

The year 2020 has taken its toll on the stress levels of most people, but some are more vulnerable than others. If you’ve been fortunate...

Upgraded MammoVan: Helping More Women With...

South Florida’s iconic, customized van that offers state-of-the-art mammograms has been upgraded with a new-generation vehicle. But the mission remains the same for the highly...

Halloween, You, COVID-19 and the Flu

On a mid-October South Florida day, the sight of buzzards circling lazily high in the sky is a sure sign that cooler air is on...

COVID-19 Roundup: Who’s at Risk for...

Long Haulers: New Study Looks at Risk Factors Linked to Lingering COVID-19 Symptoms Reports of so-called “long haulers” or “long-COVID” are rising — referring to...

A Closer Look at Breast and...

Many women understand that if they have breast cancer, they may be at higher risk for ovarian cancer ― and vice versa. But did you...

Woman with Chronic Debilitating Back Pain...

If you’re one of the 16 million Americans who suffers from chronic back pain, you know how it can affect every waking – and sleeping...