Teens face a variety of challenges in their lives: stress from the changes of puberty, questions about who they are and where they fit in and pressures to do well in ...
My readers are most likely familiar with the “100 deadly days” – the time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when teen deaths from car crashes have historically spiked. Sadly ...
As part of National Safety Month, families are encouraged to learn about the dangers of prescription drug abuse—along with how these drugs are obtained. “Prescription drug abuse often starts with a ...
One in three Americans will be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes by 2050, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and an increasing number of these will be children ...
With prom season, graduation, and the start of summer upon us, it’s more important than ever to be aware of teen alcohol abuse—and the very real threat of alcohol poisoning. While ...
Memorial Day marks the beginning of the ‘100 Deadliest Days’ – a period of time when teens experience the most fatal car wrecks. Over the past five years, more than 5,000 ...
Distracted driving is on the rise as texting and social media usage are increasing among teenage drivers, according to AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Nationally, during the past five years more ...