Living Well

How to Spot ADHD Symptoms in Teens, and When to Seek Help

by Gillian Louise Adams, MD
November 07, 2018

Hormonal changes and the social and academic demands are constant pressures for teens. However, kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can…

Cold or Flu: What’s the Difference?

by MedStar Health
October 26, 2018

As the weather gets colder, the odds of picking up a respiratory illness like a cold or the flu increase….

Important Tips for Safely Using Opioids and Other Pain Medicines

by Bonnie Levin, PharmD, MBA, FASHP
October 17, 2018

Conventional pain medications may not take away all of your pain. If you’ve suffered a severe injury or had a…

How to Spot Depression and Anxiety in Teens

by Gillian Louise Adams, MD
October 10, 2018

Teens today seem to experience depression and anxiety more than ever before. While social pressure to make friends and get…

3 Tips to Help Teens Manage Type 2 Diabetes

by Joan Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, FAADE
September 27, 2018

The teen years are difficult physically and emotionally. Adding type 2 diabetes can make those years even tougher. It’s important…

Weighing In: 4 Tips to Help Teens Beat Obesity

by Joan Bardsley, MBA, RN, CDE, FAADE
September 19, 2018

It’s no exaggeration that there’s an obesity epidemic among U.S. teens. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that…