HGH and teens: Why we should be concerned

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It was reported recently that a remarkable 11 percent of teens had used Human Growth Hormone, or what purported to be HGH, in the last year... Read more

Dos and Don'ts when talking to your kids about puberty

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Guest blogging today with regular contributor Mario Cruz, MD, is Nova Ashanti, MD, a pediatric resident at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children... Read more

Teen male sexual health: What should they know?

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True, they don’t have menstrual cramps and can’t get pregnant. Nevertheless, teen males may have sexual health issues of their... Read more

“Double standards” in teens’ sexual attitudes and behaviors

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Life is full of double standards. And it starts early. Some of it is harmless. For instance, from day one of life, the name cards on newborns’... Read more

School refusal and kids: What can you do?

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A significant part of my work as a cognitive-behavioral therapist specializing in anxiety and related disorders is providing families with... Read more

“Mom, Dad, am I fat?”: Talking to your kids about weight and health

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Today's guest blogger is Alexis Skoufalos, EdD, associate dean, professional development, at the Jefferson School of Population Health and... Read more

Should there be 'kid-free' zones in public places?

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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

Teens and B.O.: What can you do?

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"Why do we need B.O.? What is the function of it? Everything in nature has a reason, has a purpose, except B.O. Doesn't make any sense: do... Read more