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Next time you’re out grocery shopping, you may want to make a point of stocking up with healthy, high calorie foods for your teen on the go. It turns out, teens need a lot of food [...]
Is your teen feeling the blues? He may be suffering from depression, a medical condition that requires proper treatment. Is your teen down in the dumps? While it’s true that teens often experience mood swings, depression [...]
When does your child’s sore throat need to be seen by a doctor. Sore Throats Most sore throats are of little concern and they run their course after a day or so. But strep throat can be [...]
Middle school children who are fit have better grades than unfit children according to research out of Michigan State University. The researchers studied the link between how children scored on standardized tests and the grades on [...]
How to pack a school lunch for your child that’s food safe. Safe Lunches Lunchtime is a crucial meal for kids, carrying them through the rest of their busy day. So it’s important to not only [...]
Why your teen’s acne should not be dismissed, but treated seriously. Acne in Teens While acne isn’t life-threatening, it certainly can be cause for concern. Teens with acne can feel awfully self-conscience, and as Dr. Saul [...]
A new study has found that 38% of US boys in middle and high school use protein supplements, and 6% admit to trying steroids in the hopes of building muscle mass. While the dangers of steroids [...]
Over the years many parents have expressed concern that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine given to girls before they become sexually active, could lead to higher incidence of sexual activity among teens. But a new study [...]
A recent study out of the University of Alberta has shown that computers and televisions in children’s bedroom negatively affects their sleep and weight. This research is the first to find a correlation between sleep, diet [...]
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