5 tips to get meal planning into your family's schedule

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Even though the school year is finished, we know that the plans and activities don’t end there- so why let your routine slip away with... Read more

How does exposure to gun violence affect kids and teens?

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In the early hours of June 12, the worst mass shooting in American history happened. A gunman killed 49 people and wounded dozens more in a... Read more

Healthy family recipe: Teriyaki pork and pineapple

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We often grill hamburgers, steaks, hot dogs and shrimp during the summer, and this recipe is often a welcome break from the usual for our family... Read more

Loss aversion: How can it affect family health care decisions?

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Loss aversion is a very important psychological principle that people care much more about avoiding losses than they care about making gains... Read more

Families, don’t let devices rule your summer

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Today’s guest blogger is Jaynee Handelsman, president of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and director of pediatric audiology... Read more

Why drowsy driving is impaired driving

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Motor vehicle crashes remain the number one cause of death for teens in the US, and I always remind parents that they need to help their teens... Read more

Teen suicide rates up, especially among young girls

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I need to talk with you about a matter of life and death: suicide. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people 10-24 years... Read more

Healthy family recipe: Veggie hummus pinwheels

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Vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and beans contain antioxidants that can help protect our bodies from chronic diseases. Spices contain antioxidants... Read more