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    How Prescription Drugs are Destroying your Teen

    The Not-So-Obvious Epidemic Prescription drug abuse affects millions of Americans every year in every demographic. However, young adults ages 18-25 are more likely to take prescription drugs for nonmedical purposes. While many may believe that prescriptions drugs are...

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    15 Things That Happen When a Parent Enables Their Teenager

    In America, “failure to launch” syndrome is unquestionably real. In affluent areas the problem is near epidemic. More and more parents are struggling with the difficult balancing act of showing your child love and affection and giving them discipline.  The lack of...

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    “Pink”: A Synthetic Drug Quietly Sweeping the Nation

    Tragic Results from Trying Pink Grant Seaver and Ryan Ainsworth were two 13 year old friends from Park City, Utah that did things middle school boys were supposed to do: go to the movies on Friday night, learn how to use a locker, and talk to girls for the first time....

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    How Maternal Smoking May Be Linked to ADHD

    Can Maternal Smoking Expose Newborns to ADHD? New evidence shows that early maternal exposure to nicotine can result in genetic changes that continue to affect the baby’s brain cells well into childhood, according to a new mouse study at Yale University. The findings...

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    Is there a child mental health crisis?

    Child Mental Health Crisis, Fact or Fiction? It is now common for media reports to mention a ‘child mental health crisis’ with claims that anxiety and depression in children are rising to catastrophic levels. The evidence behind these claims can be a little hard to...

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    New Chewable ADHD Medication, Adzenys, Has Some Worried

    A Chewable Drug for ADHD Adzenys XR-ODT was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in January as a treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. Adzenys is a flavored amphetamine extended-release orally disintegrating tablet,...

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    Education For The Future Of Our Next Generation

    In our country, education is constantly discussed. It becomes matters of law, local and world-wide policy, debates over what is best, and then of course tests, tests, and more tests. As parents, it is our job to make certain that our children get the best education we...

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    Are Teens More Prone to Addiction and Mental Illness?

    According to the CDC, the use of alcohol and other drugs by teens is a major health problem, while the National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) reports that teens are more likely to engage in risk-taking behavior, as well as develop depression. As a result, it’s...

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