Children Are Affected by Parental Substance Use

Children whose parents or caregivers misuse alcohol or use, produce or distribute drugs face an increased risk of medical and behavioral problems. According to a new clinical report by experts at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Boston Children’s...

Adolescent Pot Use Leaves Lasting Mental Deficits

The persistent, dependent use of marijuana before age 18 has been shown to cause lasting harm to a person’s intelligence, attention and memory, according to an international research team. Among a long-range study cohort of more than 1,000 New Zealanders,...

Children, Migraines and Behavioral Problems

Kids who get migraine headaches are much more likely than other children to also have behavioral difficulties, including social and attention issues, and anxiety and depression. The more frequent the headaches, the greater the effect, according to research out now in...
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