Posts by Samuel Dickin

3 kids in Halloween costumes, sitting together with carved pumpkins

How To Keep Kids Safe on Halloween

With Halloween right around the corner, it is important for pediatricians to provide guidance for parents and children on how to create a happy and healthy Halloween experience. Here's how.
Lonely teen girl on cell phone sitting on bench.

Social Media, Self-Esteem, and Teen Suicide

Suicide is the cause of 13% of teenage deaths in the United States. It is the third largest cause of death, falling short of only accidents and homicide. This is a very scary fact, as suicide is not something…
Group of teens sitting outside using cell phones and not talking to each other

Navigating Technology with Teenagers

It is already that time of year again, when school is starting up and life is returning to the normal routine. During the teenage years the brain is undergoing some of the most rigorous adjustments…