Thank You: Grand Rounds 3.54
Thank you Dr. Rob at Musings of a Distractible Mind for hosting Grand Rounds 3.54 this week and including a link to Teen Health 411. This week was very fun to read and wonderfully strung together - thank you very much!Photo Credit: web_guy94301
California Ranks 48th in Country for the Number of College-Bound High School Grads
The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems reports that less than 44% of California's high school graduates attend college within a year compared to nearly 70% in states like New York. This suggests that schools and families are n...
Thank You - Grand Rounds 4.48
Thanks to Kerri at Six Until Me for hosting Grand Rounds 4.48 this week and including a post from Teen Health 411 about stress fractures.This week was fun reading and I loved the theme of the card catalog - which I know my kids have never even see...
My Kid is Going To College!
OMG! WTF? Are you kidding? I am not ready! Those 17 years sure blew by fast - I still remember singing to her while rubbing my pregnant belly! How the heck will we all manage? I take it all back - encouraging independence, providing a great educat...
March 3-8 is National Sleep Awareness Week, and just FYI healthy adults are supposed to get 7-9 hours of sleep each night. Unfortunately, the CDC reports that from 1985 to 2006 the number of adults reporting fewer than six hours of sleep each nigh...
Thank You - Grand Rounds 6.22
Thank you Michael Kirsch, MD at MD Whistleblower for hosting Grand Rounds 6.22 this week and including a post from Teen Health 411 about being an ally for transgender people.This week was certainly an education and a great opportunity to experien...
Thank You - Grand Rounds 5.9
Thanks to Dr. Deb at Psychological Perspectives for including a post about parent/doctor teamwork from Teen Health 411 in Grand Rounds this week.I enjoyed the simplicity of this week and the ability to scan so many of the submissions easily.Photo ...
Thank You - Grand Rounds 5.4
Thank you to the wife and mother blogger at Notes of an Anesthesioboist for including the post from Teen Health 411 about Native American Women & Sexual Abuse in Grand Rounds 5.4.This week was a wonderful read and reminder that we all do our b...
No More Gay-to-Straight Therapy Or Treatments!
I love the American Psychological Association (APA)! This week during the annual meeting it declared that mental health professionals should not tell gay clients that they can become straight through (reparative) therapy or other treatments used b...
Media Multitasking Among Young People
The Kaiser Family Foundation released a new report last week entitled "Media Multitasking Among American Youth: Prevalence, Predictors and Pairings" based on data from seven-day media use diaries from 694 young people 8to 18 years old. The data w...