Kids & Teens

Back to School Vaccines: Getting Protected from Potentially Dangerous Diseases

School just let out, but it’s not too early to think about your back-to-school to-do list. In addition to an... Read full post »

Fidget Spinners: Don’t Get Injured by This Latest Craze

A couple of weeks ago, during a family visit to an aquarium, a gift shop display caught my eye. Tucked... Read full post »

Caffeine Overdose: Why This Stimulant Isn’t Safe for Kids

The recent death of a 16-year-old boy from a caffeine overdose is both horrible and terrifying, and is just the... Read full post »

Hazing and Binge Drinking: A Lethal Combination

The recent death of Penn State student, Timothy Piazza, and the alleged hazing behavior of the fraternity members who may... Read full post »

Sexually Transmitted Infections and Teens: Parents Hold the Key to Prevention

When it comes to sexually transmitted infections (STIs), many parents may feel uncomfortable talking with their teen. This is hardly... Read full post »

13 Reasons Why: Should Parents Be Concerned About This Netflix Series?

The mini-series 13 Reasons Why (13RW), adapted from a young adult novel, was released on Netflix this past week. 13RW... Read full post »

Smart Phone Safety: Helping Your Teen Navigate a Digital World

If you have a teenager, chances are technology – particularly a cell phone – plays a major role in his... Read full post »

What to Expect at Your Child’s Well-Child Appointment

Kids grow up so quickly and because your child is growing at a fast pace, it’s important to keep an... Read full post »