Adolescent's Health

Weighing In: 4 Tips to Help Teens Beat Obesity

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…

3 Tips to Help Teens Manage Type 2 Diabetes

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…

How to Spot Depression and Anxiety in Teens

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…

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

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…