WHO recently added a gaming disorder under the addictive behaviors category, now making excessive gaming a medical condition.
Driving while distracted can make it difficult to react to a potential crash, especially for inexperienced teen drivers. Here's how to talk to you teen about these dangers.
The Philadelphia City Council recently introduced legislation that seeks to ban flavors that appeal to children in cigar products. Here's why health care professionals support this move.
For babies born dependent on their mothers' opioids, methadone is better than morphine for relieving withdrawal symptoms. But who knew: commercial methadone medication contains alcohol.
Follow the directions for drawing this fancy moth, and submit it. This week: Draw a fascinating luna moth.
Earlier this month, Dana L. Sinopoli, Psy.D, authored an open letter urging members of the mental health profession to protest the separation policy at the border. Almost 6,500 mental health professionals, members of the general public, and organizations have signed at this point.
My favorite Father's Day gift this year has been the gift of time. Or more precisely, a new understanding of how my perception of time is warped by the brain.
Researchers fear more vaccine opt outs may lead to more measles outbreaks that threaten public health.
We need to focus on the needs of toddlers and older kids forced to cope with the fallout of the opioid crisis in their families and communities.
There are three things to keep in mind when choosing a sunscreen: It should protect against both the damaging UVA and UVB rays, have an SPF of 30 or greater, and be waterproof.
Although kids cannot relate to Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, they'll definitely have questions about suicide when they hear about it. If your child is old enough to understand the permanence of death, around age 7, tell the truth.
Check out these handpicked summer reads for children, students, and teens from Free Library librarians.
Federal agencies had launched a wave of crackdowns against retailers that sell e-cigarettes, including the popular Juul brand, to minors.