Healthy Kids Archive: November, 2012

Teenz need to catch more ZZZs

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By Rima Himelstein, M.D. It’s 11 a.m. on a Saturday morning … and, yes, I do know where my children are. They’re sleeping... Read more

Are Parents Powerless when Teens Abuse Rx Drugs?

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By Sari Harrar During October and November, the Healthy Kids blog will look at this issue through the stories of former teen prescription-drug... Read more

Teen prescription drug abuse: What Parents Should Know

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By Sari Harrar Prescription drugs like OxyContin, Vicodin, Ritalin and Valium are the killer new teen high. One in six teens say they’ve... Read more

Teen prescription drug abuse: One Mom's Struggle

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By Sari Harrar Prescription drugs like OxyContin, Vicodin, Ritalin and Valium are the killer new teen high. One in six teens say they’ve... Read more

Teen prescription drug abuse: What to do

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By Sari Harrar Prescription drugs like OxyContin, Vicodin, Ritalin and Valium are the killer new teen high. One in six teens say he or she... Read more

“Good” Halloween candy for kids to eat

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By Justin D’Ancona Now that Hurricane Sandy has postponed Halloween for many towns, parents can use the extra prep time to monitor the... Read more

Teen prescription drug abuse: 8 tips for parents

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By Sari Harrar During October and November, the Healthy Kids blog examines the epidemic of teen prescription drug abuse through the stories... Read more

As son battled addiction, parents faced struggle of their own

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By Sari Harrar During October and November, the Healthy Kids blog examines the epidemic of teen prescription drug abuse through the stories... Read more