Psychology & Psychiatry

Expert explains differences between adult and teen depression

Clinical depression is a mood disorder than can affect anyone and at any age. The signs and symptoms, however, are not the same for everyone. Marcie Billings, M.D., a Mayo Clinic Children's Center pediatrician, says there ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Talking to your kids about the shooting tragedy in Texas

After a gunman killed at least 19 students and two teachers Tuesday at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, this week, horrified parents may be wondering how to talk with their children about it.

Pediatrics

Reducing screen time increases physical activity in children

Many young people spend much of their time using digital screens which may reduce their engagement in physical activity. But children have always been sedentary during most of their awake time. This has been shown every time ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Comprehensive study mapping bereaved teenagers' grief

Tove Bylund Grenklo, senior lecturer and researcher in caring science, has carried out a comprehensive research project targeting over 600 young adults who lost a parent to cancer when between 13 and 16 years old. In a survey, ...

Medical economics

30 million people of all ages uninsured in U.S. in 2021

In 2021, 30.0 million people of all ages were uninsured in the United States, representing a small, but not significant, decrease from 2020, according to early estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, 2021, released ...

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