Learn more about the link between myocarditis and the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine – and why health experts still recommend all eligible people receive the vaccine.
Read how one teen overcame an eating disorder thanks to the support and expert care of CHOC’s comprehensive eating disorders program.
Changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing have greatly impacted teens. They’re not in school or seeing friends in person, and many are struggling with the reality of missing milestones they had looked forward to celebrating, like graduation or prom. It’s normal for teens to feel anxious during this period of their lives, […]
By Dr. Mery Taylor, pediatric psychologist at CHOC To high school seniors, schools being closed doesn’t equal a vacation – to them, this is time they won’t get back with their friends. It’s normal for teens to feel anxious during this period of their lives, as they close one chapter and begin another. However, teens may […]
Cyberbullying has become an increasingly common and serious issue in recent years largely due to the easy access, and in some cases the anonymity, of digital devices. As children and teens spend more time online during the COVID-19 pandemic to complete virtual schoolwork and keep in touch with friends, cyberbullying may increase as well. Parents, […]
The dramatic rise in vaping among teens is alarming to pediatricians and parents alike. It’s common for teens’ first exposure to vaping to come as an effect of peer pressure, says Dr. Katherine Williamson, a CHOC pediatrician. “The rate at which vaping has increased over the last several years see is really scary for me […]
An adolescent medicine specialist at CHOC offers facts on HPV and explains how it can indeed lead to cervical cancer.