Sleepless Nights May Mean Sick Days
Teenagers are famous for having erratic sleeping patterns. But those who aren't getting enough sleep may be setting themselves up for illness.
Tobacco Flavors Keep Teens Smoking
Flavored tobacco products may mislead teens about the harms of smoking. By masking the harshness of tobacco, minors might not understand that the risks are still the same.
ADHD Related to Bathroom Issues for Kids
Taking care of a child with ADHD can present various challenges. And one of those challenges could be related to bathroom trips.
High Medication Rates for Children with Autism
Children with autism may also be diagnosed with other mental health conditions. These children, and those with only autism, may be prescribed mental health medications, too.
Spank 'Em, Ground 'Em or Time Out?
Using spanking for discipline with preschoolers is still a very common practice. But how, if at all, does it affect kids later on? A recent study found that there are some negative long-term effects, depending on who does the spanking and when.
Teenagers Could Handle Their Parents' Cancer
Imagine you’re a teenager, and you learn your mom or dad has cancer. How would you react? Researchers recently looked at how teenagers coped when a parent had cancer.
US Outpacing UK in Autism Rates
Autism has received increasing amounts of attention in recent years. The increases in autism rates in the US have spurred other countries to reassess their rates of autism.
Language Challenges for Children of Teens
Having a baby as a teenager can present various challenges to these new, young moms. Those challenges may influence the way their children develop as well.
Of Diabetes and Depression
Living with a chronic disease like diabetes can be challenging. That challenge can take its toll on a person, especially if that person is a child.
Consistent Bedtimes Good for Children
Children's attempts to delay bedtime become the stuff of folklore at times. But staying firm about a consistent bedtime can be important.