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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When actress Sofia Vergara recently opened up on television about her experience with thyroid cancer, she helped shine a spotlight on this increasingly common cancer....

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Facts About Third Doses of Vaccines...

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Answers to the Top-Searched Health Questions

Thanks to the Internet, answers to almost any question are available with a few clicks of the mouse – including questions about health concerns.  Millions...

COVID-19 Roundup: Children Make Up 27%...

Pediatricians: Children Currently Represent Slightly More Than a Quarter of New COVID Weekly Cases Children make up slightly more than a quarter of the country’s...

Miami Cancer Institute Study Holds Promise...

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COVID, Kids and School: Seven Simple...

This time last year, the coronavirus pandemic kept Florida’s schools closed and forced students to continue their virtual learning from home. Now, with another school...