Immunizations are Important for Kids and Adults
Social media has transformed our world…and those of our teens.
You’ve probably had the conversation with your teen about the dangers of alcohol, drugs and tobacco. But have you talked about vaping?
Your daughter is trying out for the varsity soccer team at her high school. Your son is a competitive swimmer. You’re glad they are active, but how do you ensure they are safe on the field and in the water?
Teens are often concerned with their appearance, and dieting may be one way they plan to “improve” how they look.
Most parents know about the vaccines for the flu, measles, mumps and rubella and polio. But many parents may not know about a newer vaccine to help prevent certain kinds of cancer.
There are many things parents can do to keep their child away from drugs and alcohol.
It may seem surprising that teenagers still smoke, despite knowing that tobacco use can lead to cancer and respiratory problems.
Does your teen worry about acne and blemishes? It’s a common worry among teens because hormonal changes may contribute to those dreaded breakouts.
Suicide is now the number two cause of death among teenagers 15 to 19 years of age, second only to unintentional injuries, such as from car accidents and poisoning.