Parents: You can help reduce alcohol-related crash deaths

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A recent study published online in Pediatrics should remind all of us about the deadly role of alcohol for our youth: Alcohol is involved in... Read more

Opioid abusing new mothers need help, not jail

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With the growing number of pregnant women who use opioids during pregnancy, some state governments have prosecuted and jailed the mothers for... Read more

The surge in narcotic overdoses is affecting everyone

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Recent headlines tell it all: “9 dead from apparent heroin ODs over weekend in Kensington area”; “Medical examiner: Philly... Read more

Olympics lead up: Talking to your kids about performance-enhancing drugs

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Today’s guest blogger is Jamie Lovell, MD, a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia With August... Read more

What’s being done to help babies suffering from opiate withdrawal?

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Editor’s note: This is the second of two parts about opiate abuse and its potential consequences during pregnancy. In my last post,... Read more

A growing trend: Opiate abuse during pregnancy, suffering newborns

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Editor’s note: This is the first of two parts about opiate abuse and its potential consequences during pregnancy. More newborns are... Read more

Parents: Spring break advice to your teen

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Whether your teen is anxiously awaiting their departure to a tropical paradise or snow covered peaks, you may be equally anxious about their... Read more

A wakeup call: Do you know what your child learns online?

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In the 14 years since Michael Bradley, Ed.D., published his bestseller, Yes Your Teen is Crazy, a lot has changed – especially when it... Read more