Tag Archives: Parents

Even `non-problem' drinking by parents tied to mental health problems in kids

(Reuters Health) – Kids may be more likely to develop depression and anxiety when their parents are regular drinkers, even when neither parent drinks enough to be considered an alcoholic, a Norwegian study suggests. Researchers studied 8,773 children from 6,696 two-parent families who participated in a health survey when the kids were 13 to 19… Read More »

Holiday breaks bring child-care headache for working parents – Philly.com

Since her husband, a lawyer, can’t get much time off either, O’Neill and her friends organize play dates for their children, coordinating with the days some parents have to work and others don’t. On a couple of days, her sons, Ryan, 10, and Justin, 6, go to holiday break camps organized by Haverford Township. They… Read More »

Survey: Most Parents Share Leftover Antibiotics With Others

Antibiotic resistance is a major threat to public health in the United States. Now, new findings presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2018 National Conference & Exhibition reveal that nearly 75 percent of parents share leftover antibiotics with family members and other individuals. Known as prescription diversion, this practice could further increase the… Read More »