7 steps to a saner school year

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The new school year is just about a week old and many parents are already stressed out. They’re physically and mentally exhausted, and... Read more

Why more help is needed for depressed, postpartum parents

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The profound and sometimes deadly impact of postpartum depression on mothers, children and their families was recently highlighted in a short... Read more

Painkiller addiction and adults: How does it affect children?

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The media was obsessed when famous actor, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, apparently died of a heroin overdose last month. I was saddened last week... Read more

How to avoid parenting meltdowns

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Today's guest blogger is Anita Kulick, President & CEO of Educating Communities for Parenting in Philadelphia. ECP offers a variety of... Read more

Postpartum depression: the importance of getting help

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Postpartum depression (PPD) is characterized by a full-blown episode of depression that occurs within four weeks of delivery. It is more... Read more

Noise-induced hearing loss: Maybe our teens really can’t hear us

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“I can hear what you’re listening to!” If you’ve said this to your teen when he or she is listening to an iPod or MP3... 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: 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