Study: Social Media Does Not Increase Risk for Teen Depression

Contrary to popular belief, daily social media use is not a strong or consistent risk factor for depressive symptoms among adolescents, according to a new study by Columbia University Mailman … Read More

GI Symptoms Often Tied to Behavioral Problems in Preschoolers

New research finds that common gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation and bloating are linked to troubled sleep, self-harm and physical complaints in preschool children. University of California – … Read More

Sleep Problems in Childhood May Lead to Academic, Psychological Issues

Developing healthy sleep habits for a child is often challenging for parents. Now, new research suggests children’s sleep issues, at any age and at any level, are associated with diminished … Read More

Trading Social Media for In-Person Interaction May Reduce Depressive Symptoms in LGBT Youth

A new study suggests that, over time, frequent social media use can impact depressive symptoms in LGBTQ youth. When LGBTQ teens in the study attended a social media-free summer camp, … Read More