Intimate partner violence can be physical, emotional, verbal, sexual or financial abuse toward a partner in an effort to gain power and control. When this happens at home, it affects more than just the immediate victim.
One of the first decisions that you'll make as a new parent is whether or not to give your child vitamin K. Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin typically found in leafy greens. This vitamin is essential for clotting factors made by our livers.
Research shows that family acceptance correlates with improved physical and psychological health for LGBTQ youth. Here are some ways that families can create an accepting environment for children and adolescents to feel comfortable coming out.
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What Is Rumination Syndrome? Rumination syndrome, a functional gastrointestinal disorder (FGID), is a rare condition in which food and drink that has been swallowed but not yet digested is involuntarily regurgitated, or brought back up, shortly after intake. Read More
Despite increasing consciousness about the dangers of sugary drinks, milk and milk-alternative beverages remain an area of confusion. All types of milk can cause cavities if they are inappropriately consumed. Read More
You may remember your parents telling you to figure out what you want to do with your life. Well time flies, and you might find yourself ready to have these same conversations with your child. So how do you encourage them to think about their plans for the future? Read More
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a mental illness marked by episodes of mania and depression. It causes extreme mood swings which are accompanied by changes in the child’s energy level, sleep, thinking and behavior. Read More
Unfortunately, children with ADHD are at an increased risk of experiencing depression and suicidal thoughts or behaviors throughout their lifetime, which suggests emotional and social factors should be a focus of care for these children. Read More