After her daughter was bullied, one mom decided to start a camp dedicated to welcoming gender nonconforming kids.
By Julia Scott, KQED
Neurobiologist Frances Jensen explores the biochemical imperatives that make teenagers and young adults so emotional and unpredictable, as well as leaving them more vulnerable to addiction and mental disorders.
By Lesley McClurg, KQED Science
Digital addictions are not official mental disorders. But researchers see the same patterns in digital addictions as in other substance abuse.
Children who spent more time with hand-held screens were more likely to exhibit signs of an expressive speech delay, according to a new study from Toronto.
By Leah Samuel, STAT
While pediatric doctors have to be certified to treat children, there are no rules for when a patient must switch to another doctor once the patient reaches adulthood. Here's why some grown-ups decide to stay put.
By Nsikan Akpan
Ever-popular laundry detergent pods now account for a quarter of chemical-related eye injuries in kids aged 3 to 4.
By Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
A study published Monday highlights a surprising group of patients suffering from opioid poisoning: adolescents, children and even toddlers.
By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News
Kids from less affluent homes, even when they have health insurance, are less likely to get vision screenings for irreversible eye conditions, a new study found.
By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News
Dr. Carl Bell, a psychiatrist in Chicago, began sounding the alarm about fetal alcohol spectrum disorder four years ago.
By Megan Thielking, STAT
A collection at Boston Children’s Hospital includes scores of objects removed from pediatric patients going all the way back to 1918.
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