Consequences of Sleep Deprived Teens

  A Sleep Deprived Generation As the school year begins, our teens will face heightened expectations and involvement in extracurricular and academic activities. The Stanford Children’s Health Sleep Center and their Sleep Disorders Clinic conducted a study of teens...

Kids These Days

“Kids these days.” Every generation has its own ideas about how young people are supposed to act – and how they are not supposed to act. When adults talk about “kids these days,” that phrase is often followed by negative opinions about youth and what they are doing...

Health Disparities in Substance Use Prevention

By Chris Cobb Why Disparities and Health Equity Matter in Substance Use Prevention for Youth “Disparity.” What comes to your mind when you hear this word? Oxford English Dictionary defines “disparity” as “a great difference.” “Disparity” may not be a word you hear...

Summer Camp and Sports Injuries

By Barbara Edmonson As the school year ends and summer approaches, thousands of youth sustain injuries from bike accidents, sports and just common injuries that can occur at any time.  Two primary concerns are camping and sports injuries.  Youth at summer camp can...