Cyberbullying worsens teen struggles

In vulnerable youngsters, text messaging and social media can lead to interactions that heighten depression and PTSD.

Many kids exposed to workplace toxins

Adults in certain work environments pick up toxic dust and contaminants, carrying them home on clothes and shoes.

Could antibiotics spur childhood obesity?

Changes in the gut microbiome might alter the way a developing body stores and burns calories, leading to long-term weight problems.

Childhood IQ threat: Toxic chemicals

Flame retardants and pesticides continue to hamper the intellectual development of American children.

Does mom’s stress affect baby’s brain?

Even the most highly educated among expectant moms can suffer anxiety and emotional trouble—and it could shape their little one's mind.

Patient Story

‘Huge progress’

For their first three years, twins Ian and Isaac got all their nutrition from feeding tubes. Then they learned to eat.

Is it thrush?

An overgrowth of fungus can give rise to unpleasant symptoms in your child. Know what to look for—and when to seek help.

Keep coronavirus in perspective

Don't let irrational fear make you lose sight of the fact that good hygiene is your best defense against viruses.

Patient Story

‘It’s a total God thing’

A Greenville youth takes an unexpected Type 1 diabetes diagnosis in stride.

Could a pet dog boost brain health?

Children who grow up in pup-friendly homes might face lower risk of developing schizophrenia later in life.

Trouble in the wonder years?

Your middle schooler might be showing classic signs of anxiety—and if you're not paying attention, you could miss them.

Brain scans may predict mental health

Identifying biomarkers at a young age could promote therapies that treat symptoms of psychiatric illness.

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