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Author: Elizabeth Becker

Do 12th graders overdose more on Adderall or cocaine? The answer: Adderall. More youths ages 12–17 die from overdosing on opioid pain killers than they do from illegal drugs such as cocaine. Over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications are often found around the home, so teens have...

Student athletes have it tough. Early morning practice, afternoon practice, weekend games, late-night studying—it never seems to end. With such a hectic daily schedule, it’s important to create a plan that balances the demands of an athlete and the necessity of living a healthy life....

According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, the United States isn’t leading the world in the number of overweight (and obese) children—but we are in the top five. In fact, our country comes in 5th place, but our numbers are still dangerously high....

One of the biggest questions new moms have is about breastfeeding: What is the proper way to care for my breasts when breastfeeding? This guide will lay out the basics of breast care and practices that will keep both you and baby healthy and happy. If you've...