The new rules of engagement include wearing face coverings and avoiding large gatherings, but some adolescents aren’t following them. Here’s an adolescent medicine specialist’s advice on how to handle that.
The stressors of the coronavirus pandemic can intensify existing mental health issues in teens, such as depression and anxiety. A pediatrician explains troublesome signs to watch out for.
Staying in a routine can help teens establish some predictability and a sense of control in this uncertain time. Here’s how parents can help them establish a good one.
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, teens are missing prom, sports seasons, celebrations and friends. Learn how to help them cope with missed milestones.
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Adolescent medicine specialist Ellen Rome, MD, offers some help for talking to your daughter about how to put a tampon in correctly for the first time.
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Our psychiatrist offers tips for how families can make sure kids properly balance sports, family and academic life.
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