Why Are Vaccine Doses Different for Infants, Children, Teens, and Adults?

By Brian Pepper, West Virginia University People are born quite helpless, they have a lot of development to do. And if you need to learn skills like learning how to walk, your immune system also needs to learn to defend against infections. As time passes, your immune system matures through different phases, such as the …

Social Media Supports LGBTQ Teens When Face-to-face Communities

By Linda Charmaraman, Wellesley College today’s youth grown up on the internetand social media, especially LGBTQ youth, served as a space to develop their identities. Scholarship on the online experiences of LGBTQ youth has traditionally been cyberbullying. But understanding both the risks and benefits of online support is key to helping LGBTQ youth thrive both …

Should Teens Taking ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression Medications Deplete Energy?

Should teens taking ADHD, anxiety, or depression medications consume energy drinks or coffee? – Angela S. About 6.1 million children in the US, more than 9% of all children and young people, diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder at some point in their life. It causes inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity, known as ADHD. Many children …