Health Oct 02

Margie Skeer of Tufts University recommends that parents educate themselves about opioids, share accurate information with their children and start the conversation about substance use. Getty Images. Photo by Blend Images - Jose Luis Pelaez Inc
Column: How to talk to your kids about opioids

Chances are good that even young teenagers will have heard about opioids and overdose deaths at some point. But Margie Skeer from Tufts University warns that pretending that opioid use is not a problem – or thinking that a child…

Nation Aug 07

Watch 8:05
Are smartphones making a generation unhappy?

The promise of social media is instant human connection. But for many teens, greater use of social media mans a far greater sense of isolation, according to an increasing body of evidence. William Brangham speaks with Jean Twenge, author of…

Latest News