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What to Look for in a Rehab Program for Your Teen

Addiction affects teenagers differently from how it affects adults. The treatment for adults and teens, therefore, varies. So, when looking for a rehab program for the teen, you will have to consider some factors. The factors may vary from patient to patient. Everyone has their own unique needs. But some of these requirements are universal.…

What are Energy Drinks Doing to my Kid?

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) released a warning letter against energy drink consumption in children and teens through a published statement in the journal Current Sports Medicine Reports. Children and teenagers are still relatively small in body size and their metabolism is especially high, which makes consuming energy drinks especially dangerous for them.…

Examining The Effect Of Alcohol On The Adolescent Brain

Over 1,400 adolescents between the ages of 14 and 18 were studied for a massive research effort on the part of the Brain Foundation of the Netherlands, conducted by Leiden University and other academic participants. A longitudinal study, which is too rare when it comes to studying the effects of alcohol on the adolescent brain,…

Kids With ADHD Need To Move To Learn

Bouncing knees. Squirming in their seat. Tapping their toes. Tapping their fingers. Tapping their pencil. Looking one direction then abruptly looking another direction with an audible sigh. Fidgeting. Asking to get up. Losing focus in class. Getting reprimanded for not listening. Getting disciplined for not doing something the right way. Getting scolded for being too…