What Parents Need to Know About a Vegan Diet

What Parents Need to Know About a Vegan Diet

A vegan diet is made up of only plant-based products — no meat, fish, dairy, or eggs (some people also…

A Teen’s Death from COVID-19

A Teen’s Death from COVID-19

Above photo: The Guest family poses for a family photo. Front row from left: Ajene Guest and Abby Guest; second row…

Challenges of Keeping Young Adults Safe During Pandemic

Challenges of Keeping Young Adults Safe During Pandemic

Last month, after California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered most of the state’s residents to stay home, I found myself under…

How COVID-19 Impacts Teens’ Mental Health

How COVID-19 Impacts Teens’ Mental Health

Since the end of January, Isa Sanchez, a senior at Whitney Young High School, had been working on her senior…

Teenage Breakdown

Teenage Breakdown

The rise in mental health issues and what parents can do Fifteen-year-old Evan Wilson likes to play video games, draw…

Tattoos and Piercings for Teens?

Tattoos and Piercings for Teens?

Check safety first Tattoos and piercings are now more common among young people, but with commonality can come malady. Just…

Rapid and intense mood changes often a normal part of teens’ development

Rapid and intense mood changes often a normal part of teens’ development

Mayo Clinic Q & A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 13-year-old daughter has become very moody, which I realize is normal…

Teen smoking on the rise as e-cigarettes become readily available

Teen smoking on the rise as e-cigarettes become readily available

The Kid’s Doctor By Sue Hubbard, M.D. E-cigarettes, which were a relatively obscure curiosity only a few years ago, are…

The Kid’s Doctor: Teens and headaches seem to go together

The Kid’s Doctor: Teens and headaches seem to go together

By Sue Hubbard, M.D., www.kidsdr.com A recent study revealed that about 1 percent to 2 percent of adolescents have chronic…

What Doctors Know: New survey offers inside look at risky behavior among today’s teens

What Doctors Know: New survey offers inside look at risky behavior among today’s teens

By Larry Myers and Bonnie Jean Thomas, WHAT THE REPORT FOUND whatdoctorsknow.com “When I was your age…” There’s a certain…

No Such Thing as TMI

No Such Thing as TMI

Information is essential when discussing alcohol abuse with teens It’s no secret that today’s teens are bombarded with glamorized messages…