Take advantage of the holiday break to jumpstart good eating habits for your teen, starting with the first meal of the day. Studies show kids who start the day with a wholesome breakfast maintain a healthy weight and are less likely to overeat throughout the day. What’s more, according to the American Dietetic Association, kids […]
Let’s face it – watching your child drive away for the first time or the many times after that can be very stressful. I can still picture myself in the driveway waving goodbye and saying a prayer to keep them safe.
The numerous physical, emotional and mental changes that take place during the teen years require more than a little patience and understanding. Eventually, adolescents will need to find a new doctor. “The first question might be to ask your pediatric primary care provider at what age do they consider an age to start,” said Nneka […]
For teenage girls, the desire to be thin and fit in may be the basis for a strict regimen of diet and exercise. Taken too far, it may be an indication that they’re struggling with an eating disorder.
My name’s Katelyn. I am 16 years old and I have Multiple Sclerosis. I started passing out in heat situations and one day at school my legs gave out. It was like my top half was heavier then my legs. I stayed at Akron Children’s Hospital for a week doing tests after tests. I used to be […]