Age: Teens

7 things I still don’t understand

There are still so many things that I don’t understand. 1. Why are so many kids diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)?  Approximately 11 percent of children ages 4-17 are diagnosed with ADD, a rate that has increased 42 percent … Continue reading

This magic pill is key to children’s health

Scientists recently documented the effectiveness of a pill that dramatically improves the mental and physical health status of children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the results of long-term studies that demonstrated the extraordinary impact of this scientific … Continue reading

PokémonGo: How to keep kids safe when playing

I’ve blogged about some interesting things over the years — Teen Mom, the new Prince, and Pinterest. However, I never thought I would blog about Pokémon, but the time has come to address this new phenomenon — PokémonGo! PokémonGo! is a … Continue reading

Are sports physicals and well-child checkup the same thing?

It’s that time of year again. Kids are all getting their sports physicals and camp physicals. Did you know this is not the same thing as the annual well child check? Many people think that the $40 exam and paperwork … Continue reading

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