If being a teen is hard, then being a teen in 2018 might just seem impossible. In the midst of self-discovery, you have to deal with Instagram likes and so many ...
There’s no denying the countless benefits of a good exercise routine – lower cholesterol and blood pressure, decreased body fat, increased blood and oxygen flow, the list goes on. However, there ...
Scientists said drinking regularly as a teenage boy triples the risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer decades later. A new study findings published in the ‘Cancer Prevention Research journal,’ found that ...
Getting enough good sleep is essential for kids as they grow up.But unfortunately, teens are not known for their great sleep schedules. Dr. Stiehm has a few tips to get your ...
HEART DISEASE IS THE leading cause of death in the U.S. But for most with atherosclerosis – or hardening of the arteries, the most common cause of cardiovascular disease, which can ...
I spent a lot of time in therapy as a kid, for depression, among other things. On and off until I graduated high school, I’d “hang out” in the doctor’s office, ...
The start of the school year is quickly approaching, which means close quarters and lots of germs for kids. Here are some of the illnesses that will be spreading this year, ...
It’s back to school season, and the time of year when I often hear from parents who are concerned about internet safety. While we all know the basics – use strong, ...
More than 1.1 billion adults worldwide smoke cigarettes and, though laws that limit public and workplace smoking are lessening the amount of exposure to the public, an estimated 9.6 million U.S. ...
About 81 percent of parents who were surveyed either believe that teen dating violence is not an issue or they admit that they do not know if it is an issue, ...
Teenage anxiety is a pretty common occurrence these days—and it’s not just the usual stress implicit in adolescence. Almost a third of teens have a full-fledged anxiety disorder, according to prevalence ...
If you’re headed back to school, chances are you’ve already made at least one checklist. Got your schedule? Check. What about your supplies? Check. Talked with friends about which classes you ...
As many families prepare for the start of school, the Internet abounds with advice on how to pack lunches for young kids. But what about teens? These older students are bottomless ...
The Food and Drug Administration says it is preparing to launch a campaign to discourage teens from using e-cigarettes, also known as vaping. The FDA is also investigating the marketing strategies ...
For years, taking care of mental health has been important to Hickman High School juniors Erin Robinson and Alyssa Adolph. They have attended therapy since middle school. They have made connections ...
Good job, parents. More teens are up-to-date on their HPV vaccines than in previous years, the Centers for Disease Control tells us in a new report. University of Miami pediatrician Judith ...
Many parents of teenagers struggle with how to instill better eating habits in their children and often assume it is simply too late to change their teen’s behavior before they leave ...
Eating disorders pose serious hazards to adolescents and young adults and are often hidden from family, friends and even doctors, sometimes until the disorders cause lasting health damage and have become ...
As your teen heads back to class this fall, don’t miss an opportunity to connect with them before school pressures become overwhelming. Family coach Sean Donohue has been helping bridge the ...
In recent years, excessive heat has caused more deaths than all other weather events, including floods. A heat wave is a prolonged period of excessive heat, generally 10 degrees or more ...
All Missouri high school students are encouraged to compete in the 2018 “It Only Takes One” campaign for an opportunity to win prizes for your school while educating young drivers about ...
Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sheela Raja joined the CBS 2 Morning Show to talk about helping your kids through back to school anxiety and how to connect more as a family. Here ...
As schools are back in session, children will be getting online to work on homework, do research and probably take a break from all the school work with some online games. ...
Is your teen constantly checking his or her smartphone? A new Pew Research Center Survey finds 54 percent of teens believe they spend too much time on their cell phones. More ...
You already know there are many great reasons to exercise—from improving energy, mood, sleep, and health to reducing anxiety, stress, and depression. And detailed exercise instructions and workout plans are just ...
Setting Boundaries in a Relationship Whether you’re casually hooking up or have been going out for a while now, setting boundaries is an important part of any relationship. To have the ...
“Children should be seen and not heard.” That was one of the prevailing parenting tips of past generations; we learned, young, not to share our thoughts, our feelings, our problems. If ...
To no parent’s surprise, too much smartphone use makes teens unhappy. So says a new study from San Diego State University, which pulled data from over one million 8th-, 10th-, and ...
You have a suspicion that your teen is experimenting with over-the-counter drugs. Or maybe you’re simply worried that she may use drugs – if not now, then later. What can parents ...
Safety Belt Facts Most everyone will be in at least one car crash in their lifetime. While a safety belt may not prevent an accident, wearing one during a crash can ...