The teenaged years are difficult across the board, but a report highlights the additional challenges for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) adolescents and calls to attention their increased risk for suicide attempts.
Rachael Zimlich, RN, BSN
Teenagers look to those around them to form their diet patterns, and for low-income African American teenagers in particular, parental involvement and monitoring is key to making good choices.
A new study reveals that children are developing eating disorders at younger ages, and that there is little difference in gender distribution.
Not all children who have seizures are diagnosed with epilepsy, and a definitive diagnosis can be difficult to make. Now, researchers from the Netherlands have developed a Web-based tool to help clinicians predict the probability of future seizures based on early clinical data.
Australian researchers have developed a quick cancer test that can identify tumor markers in blood, but it may remain an adults-only test.
A new report dissected safety reports spanning 5 years across 3 hospital systems and found that most errors were related to EHR usability and medications—with more than 100 of these events causing patient harm.
Cutting back on sugar is a good first step to preventing childhood obesity, but a new study cautions parents and providers to think twice about sugar substitutes.
A new study reveals that whereas physical activity can help prevent and combat childhood obesity, eating breakfast every day may have a more significant impact.
A child’s fear—and the anxiety it creates in parents—isn’t benign. It can keep patients from getting the care they need. Learn how you can help.
Overall vaccination rates in children are good, but there is a small pocket of children who are completely unvaccinated, and this number is rising.