teens

What You and Your Teen Need to Know About Male Birth Control

Today our teens have access to a wide variety of information, both real and false, right in the palm of... Read full post »

Myths About Suicide: Moving Beyond Common Misconceptions

This is part two of a three-part series on myths surrounding suicide. When it comes to suicide, there’s a lot... Read full post »

Talking to Your Kids About Depression and Suicide

As a parent, you want the best for your children. You work every day to protect them from harm. Sometimes... Read full post »

What You Need to Know About the Newest HPV Vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control recently updated their vaccination guidelines, and one of the new recommendations was for all pre-teens... Read full post »
Could Your Child Benefit from Massage?

Benefits of Massage Therapy for Children

For many, the word massage brings up an image of a serene spa with low lights and soft music; a... Read full post »
Eating Disorders Awareness

Eating Disorders: Awareness is the First Step

As the medical director of Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Eating Disorders Program, I am a passionate advocate, but I must be... Read full post »
Helping Your Daughter Deal with Painful Periods

Helping Your Daughter Deal with Painful Periods

If your daughter complains of having cramps during her period, you can tell her that she isn’t alone. An estimated... Read full post »
How to Recognize Signs of Teen Drug Abuse

Teen Heroin Abuse: How to Recognize the Signs

Virtually all serious drug abuse problems begin during the teen years and, for those at risk, exposure to opiates prescribed... Read full post »