Facebook Has Known for a Year and a Half That Instagram Is Bad for Teens Despite Claiming Otherwise – Here Are the Harms Researchers Have Been Documenting for Years

Studies consistently show that the more often teens use Instagram, the worse their overall well-being, self-esteem, life satisfaction, mood and body image

Your Wellness

Women Face Motherhood Penalty in STEM Careers Long Before They Actually Become Mothers

Study finds that women in Ph.D STEM programs are often told they have to choose between family and career

Work & Money

What Young Kids Say Worked – and Didn’t Work – for Them During Virtual Learning

Some children liked being able to move from room to room, while others felt more confined to their desks at home

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What Happens When the Covid-19 Vaccines Enter the Body — a Road Map for Kids and Grown-ups

COVID-19 vaccines have been proved safe and effective. But it's understandable to have questions.

Prevention & Screenings

7 Tips for LGBTQ Parents to Help Schools Fight Stigma and Ignorance

Parents may want to talk to teachers about their family structure, and what their child calls each parent, before the start of the school year.

Your Health

Students Are Returning to School With Anxiety, Grief and Gaps in Social Skills – Will There Be Enough School Mental Health Resources?

It's estimated that more than 1 out of every 1,000 children in the U.S. lost a primary caregiver due to Covid-19

Your Wellness

What You Need to Know About Back-to-School Vaccines

Learn which immunizations your child needs before school starts

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Herd Immunity: What It Is and What It Has to Do With Your Child

Getting your child vaccinated this summer helps protect those who can't

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Getting Caught Up on Back-to-School Vaccines

Many kids have missed immunizations during the pandemic, but it's important — and easy! — to get them caught up

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Tips for a Safe and Healthy Return to School

As we head into another school year shaped by the pandemic, there are steps you can take to ensure your kids are physically and mentally prepared

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5 Tips From a Play Therapist to Help Kids Express Themselves and Unwind

For children feeling the stress of the pandemic, remote learning, isolation and a return to school, play can help them cope

Family & Caregiving

Transgender Medicine – What Care Looks Like, Who Seeks It out and What’s Still Unknown: 3 Essential Reads

Access to transgender medical care has been under attack in many places in the U.S.

Your Body

Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Atopic Dermatitis

Use this guide to have a helpful conversation if you have atopic dermatitis, commonly known as eczema

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What It’s Like to Care for a Child With Severe Eczema

My daughter has severe eczema and life-threatening food allergies. Keeping her safe is a family affair.

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