The choking game: What you need to know

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Teens who participate the “choking game” alone are at higher risk of suicidal thoughts than teens who participate in a group setting... Read more

Healthy family recipe: Butternut squash and kale quesadillas

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While this may not be a combination you'd expect in a quesadilla, it's a winner with everyone in the household. I thinly cut the kale to make... Read more

Tips for parents, staff: How to deal with racism in school

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This past election was filled with rhetoric focusing on "us" versus "them" and cultivating an environment of fear and anxiety for many. It... Read more

A preventable problem: Noise-induced hearing loss in kids

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Editor’s note: The 2016 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from... Read more

What’s the take away from the latest data on kids and suicide?

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There’s been very little research published on suicide among elementary-aged children, and perhaps that’s understandable: Death... Read more

Is use of hormonal contraception associated with depression?

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A study recently published in the JAMA Psychiatry tried to answer that question. Being the adolescent medicine doctor that I am, I had to carefully... Read more

Healthy family recipe: Stuffed baked sweet potatoes

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Warm up with this baked sweet potato recipe that is sure to leave you and your family feeling satisfied. The fiber combination from the sweet... Read more

Mushroom foraging: Beware of toxic ones

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Today’s guest blogger is Blair Thornley, PharmD, CSPI, a pharmacist and certified specialist in poison information at The Poison Control... Read more