Just because the folks next door are drug dealers doesn't mean they're bad parents.In fact, researchers at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children say the children of couples who operate marijuana grow rooms are often extre...Researchers say children of pot growers remarkably well-adjusted and drug-free.
When you're trying to lull kids to sleep, many parents will turn to swaddle blankets, pacifiers and, in emergencies, drives around the block with their child strapped into the car seat. And, then, there are parents who feed their kids sedating...In Afghanistan, opium has become an addiction that is passed on from one generation to the next.
How young is too young for random drug testing? Illustration by Dori Hartley Paranoid Police State for My 12-year-Old? My Wrath Will Scare Her Straight, Not Random Drug Testing by Dori Hartley Let's jump r...Are middle-schoolers too young to be randomly drug tested?
Is your teen getting hooked on prescription drugs? Credit: Getty ImagesTrue, the usual intoxicants -- alcohol, marijuana, cocaine and other illegal drugs -- cause concern for many parents of teens. But now a new type of threat for addiction and ...Another thing for parents to worry about: Teens dipping into the medicine cabinet for prescription drugs.
Credit: Christof Stache, AFP/Getty ImagesSince the '60s, kids have been arguing that marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol. Well, boys and girls, it turns out that's not a good thing. Alcohol is pretty frickin' dangerous, according to a...Researchers say crack and meth get you to the cemetery quicker, but alcohol does more damage to everyone along the way.
Your kids are probably telling you what you want to hear. Credit: Getty ImagesYour teenager insists he isn't taking drugs, and you believe him. Sucker. A new study shows teenagers are 52 times more likely to test positive for cocaine than ...Get this: Teens lie about doing drugs.
A toddler showed up to school with an unwelcome guest named Mary Jane. Credit: Justin Sullivan, Getty ImagesEducators, law enforcement officials and a 3-year-old's mom continue to be stumped over who put pot in a Florida preschooler's backpack. ...Talk about your show an tell. A 3-year-old brought pot to school.
The AAP wants to restrict the kinds of ads your kids see. Credit: CorbisCan just seeing pictures of, say, Joe Camel make a kid want to start smoking? Can a television shot of an ice-cold beer make a kid want to take a drink? The American Academy...In a new policy statement, the AAP calls for a ban on tobacco advertising in all media.
Credit: Eric Risberg, APSgt. Joe Friday was ... was ... wrong? Marijuana is not a gateway to other drugs, according to a study to be published in the September issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior. But who can forget Sgt. Fri...
Does your kid really need that dose of cough medicine? Credit: CorbisMany over-the-counter allergy and cold medications may cause drowsiness. Hmm, really? Quit bouncing off the walls for a minute, son. Daddy wants to give you something ......
Teen girls just wanna forget. Credit: StuartWebster, FlickrTeenage girls pack their bags for Margaritaville far more often than their male peers do, in the hopes of washing away their sorrows. USA Today reports that the nationwide study, ...
Katherine Stone, founder of Postpartum Progress, pictured here with her son, says people don't understand how dangerous untreated depression can be for pregnant women and their unborn children. Photo courtesy of Katherine Stone Like most new p...
Marijuana is the most-used recreational drug in the world, a substance generally viewed as much less harmful than drugs like cocaine or heroin. But a new documentary reveals that heavy marijuana use at an early age could be damaging to young minds an...
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