Category: Adolescents

Mom and young daughter working on decorating a bird house together

June 24, 2024

5 Ways to a Healthy, Happy Summer for Your Kids

Use summer vacation to shape your child’s long-term health.

Adolescents, Children's Health, Families

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teenage boy looks at his reflection in a bathroom mirror

February 8, 2024

Do’s and Don’ts: Promoting Healthy Body Image in Teens

Psychologists share what to do—and what to avoid—to help kids through a tricky time.

Adolescents, Eating Disorders, Kids and Mental Health

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teenage boy takes a big drink from a can

October 20, 2023

The Scary Truth About Energy Drinks and Teens

Eye-popping caffeine levels are particularly bad for children and adolescents.

Adolescents, Children's Health, School-Age Children

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college-aged girl carries a laundry basket out of the trunk of a car while her dad carries a grocery bag

July 5, 2023

Help Your Teen Prepare for Mental Health Challenges at College

Talk openly about mental health and offer your support before school starts.

Adolescents, Kids and Mental Health

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forlorn child sits on school steps, backpack next to her

March 9, 2023

How to Spot the Signs of Bullying—And What to Do

Parents can help improve behavior whether their child is bullied or bullying.

Adolescents, Children's Health, Kids and Mental Health, School-Age Children

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Young woman and son outdoors, standing face to face on sunny day

February 20, 2023

There’s a Teen Mental Health Crisis—Here’s How to Help ...

Talk to your teens about their mental health.

Adolescents, Anxiety, Depression

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image of a heart

January 3, 2023

What Happens in Commotio Cordis?

If not treated immediately, this rare cardiac event can be fatal.

Adolescents, Cardiology, Heart and Vascular Health

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image of a father putting an arm around an adolescent son's back

December 23, 2022

6 Mental Health Tips for Parents

A mental health crisis among children means parents are stressed and worried, too.

Adolescents, Families, Kids and Mental Health, Mental Health

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spy shot of a college student sitting alone in a dark library

November 28, 2022

Easing End-of-Semester Stress for College Students

Parents can provide support and recommend resources for their college kids.

Adolescents, Mental Health

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October 14, 2022

Helping Children Cope with Scary News

Learn how to talk to your children about frightening current events and process your own fears in a healthy manner.

Adolescents, Children's Health, Families

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Three teenaged boys walking down the street toward the sunset, skateboards in hand

August 15, 2022

Get Your Teen Moving

Parents may have more success if they are active themselves.

Adolescents, Fitness and Mobility

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Photo of child reading with a flashlight

July 7, 2022

FAQ: Is Melatonin the Answer to Getting Better Sleep?

What you need to know before using melatonin supplements for yourself or your kids.

Adolescents, Children's Health, Health, Sleep

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