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

What do we tell kids about the election results?

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By now, it’s sunk in for many of us that Donald Trump is going to be the next president of the United States. In a highly contentious... Read more

What Sesame Street’s new survey on kindness tells us

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This Thursday, Sesame Street will mark its 47th anniversary. Ever since its first residents moved into the neighborhood, they’ve been... Read more

Raising boys to have empathy as adults

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Parenting adolescents is full of challenges, and the degree of difficulty increases exponentially when it comes to matters of empathy. The... Read more

Can you eat too much of a healthy food?

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Eating healthy is a good thing, right? Well, think again. We always hear that eating a variety of foods in moderation is best, but what happens... Read more

Healthy family recipe: Pomegranate chocolate bark

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This juicy pomegranate bark is a delicious alternative to try in place of candies that contain a long list of ingredients, additives, and food... Read more