Teenagers. It’s a sentiment many parents use when they can’t explain new moods or behaviors their kids display as they grow more independent. Understanding the root cause of these changes can be challenging, but Laura Gerak, PhD, pediatric psychologist at Akron Children’s Hospital says if parents look for triggers, they may be able to help […]
When Gov. Mike DeWine announced on April 20 that Ohio K-12 schools would not re-open for the rest of the year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the news was not necessarily a surprise. Yet, it still came with a sense of loss, perhaps especially for teenagers. More so than younger children, teens are acutely aware […]
Developed to help adults quit smoking, Juuls and other e-cigarettes are finding an audience in teens who are experimenting with nicotine for the first time. In this Children’s Channel video, Crystal Cole, MD, an adolescent medicine specialist at Akron Children’s Hospital, shares the impact these devices may be having on young adults.