Dr. Nalin of Paradigm Malibu Treatment Center explains, on Two Way Radio, the connection between the time teens spend online, the activities they do online, and their self-esteem. He also gives ...
Teens are known to be moody. For parents and doctors, it can be tricky to tell the difference between normal adolescent emotions and depression. “I think it’s harder to detect depression ...
I’m 16, and I first got into healthy eating when I was 9, after being mysteriously sick every day for six months. I tried going gluten-free to see if it would ...
Today’s teens face more pressures than any generation before them. In addition to increasing academic demands, navigating physical changes and body image concerns, teenagers in the digital age are also expected ...
As a first grade teacher, Julie Miller is exposed to a horrifying number of germs on a daily basis. “I’ve been thrown up on; they sneeze and cough on me. And ...
The continual evolution of technology makes it easy for teenagers to access new information and communicate with friends and family. Even though having the world at their fingertips offers knowledge and ...
With school season back, parents will once again be confronted with a lot of questions. One concern that continuously comes up, year in, year out, is how to get kids to ...
There’s been a lot of talk about self-care in recent years — in particular, self-care for women and for parents. That’s important, because when parents practice self-care, they have a better ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Self-care is about taking steps to feel healthy and comfortable. Whether it happened recently or years ago, self-care can help you cope with the short- and long-term effects of a trauma ...
You’ve probably heard countless times how exercise is “good for you.” But did you know that it can actually help you feel good, too? Getting the right amount of exercise can ...
Our teens are busy. They’re exploring their place in the world, they’re experimenting with their independence and influence, and they’re starting to discover the types of adults they want to become. ...
Before you decide to have sex or if you are already having sex, you need to know how to stay healthy. Even if you think you know everything you need to ...
Advances in technology mean today’s teens are facing issues that no previous generation has ever seen. While some issues are not exactly new, electronic media has changed or amplified some of ...
A teenage brain is a fascinating, still-changing place. There’s a lot going on: Social awareness, risk-taking, peer pressure; all are heightened during this period. Until relatively recently, it was thought that ...
According to a new study by Stanford researchers, adolescents who have health-oriented food rules at home are more likely to make healthy eating decisions on their own. The finding is good ...
Sweaty athletes are often seen in commercials reaching for a sports drink for rehydration or electrolyte replacement. Yet many public health organizations are warning that sports drinks are a source of ...
The American Cancer Society (ACS) says Missouri’s rate of melanoma cases has doubled in the last nine years. Nationwide, skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer. The organization says the ...
Naps should be timetabled for secondary school children, a study by the University of Delaware suggests. Researchers studied the link between a post-lunch sleep and brain function in early adolescents. They ...