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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…
Small girl receives a shot from a pediatrician

Successful Strategies for Running a Flu Clinic

Each year pediatricians are charged with the task of vaccinating thousands of patients against influenza. To keep patients healthy, they must administer a very high volume of flu shots during the busiest…
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…