Since January, NJ poison experts have consulted on more than 150 cases regarding teens who have tried to commit suicide or intentionally harm themselves by overdosing on medications
If your child is overweight, deciding to talk about this unhealthy lifestyle is only the first step.
When is the right time for your child to say goodbye to their pediatrician? For many families, making this decision isn’t simple. Here’s help.
The effects of isolation on a teenager can be long lasting and create a problem that parents need to address.
If your child’s behavior seems to change with the winter season, it is time to take notice.
Thanks to the Alicia Rose Victorious Foundation, teenagers with cancer and other serious illnesses can still enjoy things their healthy friends are experiencing.
If your teen is having trouble in school or socially, a therapist can provide help.
The good news is that teens who don’t smoke cigarettes probably never will. The bad news is that smoking usually begins during adolescence.
Here's a look at ommon dental issues teens face.
Accessorizing a Halloween costume with blood-drenched vampire eyes or circle lenses are all trendy options. But most people don’t know the sight-stealing consequences behind these contact lens choices.
Social networks have become the place teens "hang out." However it can become a world of loneliness and a constant reminder of perceived shortcomings.
Here are seven fast-food-savvy nutrition tips for your teen (and for you!)—some of which may surprise you.
By finding ways for your teens to witness and participate in financial decision-making that affects them, you give them a model for how to handle their own finances.
Adolescent depression is as hard on the parents as it is on the teen.