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

The poorest kids have the highest rates of asthma and ADHD

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An overall increase in rates of asthma and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder affected the poorest families the most, found a Pediatrics... Read more

Teens using cigars: What you should know

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“Before I speak, I have something important to say.” — Groucho Marx I admit that I was a little surprised when, after my... Read more

Kid’s menus: What is a healthy portion size?

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With the new menu labeling law coming out in May 2017, restaurants will be required to list the calorie counts on menu items. One might think... Read more

How do I talk to my child about the death of our pet?

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Today’s guest blogger is Michele Pich, M.A., M.S., a veterinary grief counselor and instructor at Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital. Do... Read more

Want to prevent teen mental health problems? Let them sleep

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Adolescents who do not get enough sleep are more at risk for alcohol and marijuana use, conclude the results of research published this month... Read more

E-cigs and ‘dripping’: What you need to know

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Some teens who use e-cigarettes are now to turning to ‘dripping’ e-liquids directly onto exposed heater coils to produce thicker... Read more

Helping a teen who is grieving

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Teenageers are not supposed to die. Afterwards, it's not just families that grieve...teens do, too. How do adolescents handle their grief?... Read more