The alarming health crisis on the rise in today’s teens

There’s a growing health problem among adolescents, one I’ve decided to call “Busy Kid Syndrome.” It’s exactly what it sounds like — when kids’ schedules get so busy with schoolwork and extracurricular activities that they neglect their health. It looks something like this: A 16-year-old boy stays up late doing homework for his advanced classes … Continue reading The alarming health crisis on the rise in today’s teens

How to Know if Your Child is Abusing Prescription Drugs

It may not surprise you that recent studies show one out of every four teenagers will abuse prescription drugs in their lifetime. But you may have not known that experts say more kids die abusing prescription drugs than cocaine and heroine combined. As parents,  we’re trained to teach our kids about the dangers of abusing drugs; our … Continue reading How to Know if Your Child is Abusing Prescription Drugs