Marijuana remains the most commonly used illegal drug among America's youth, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Reports show that while illicit drug use has declined among teens in the United States, the nonmedical use of prescription drugs abused by teens remains high. These include prescription medications, such as stimulants, pain relievers and … [Read more...] about Families Coping With Teen Drug Abuse
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In 2009, 23.3 percent of 12th grade students had used illicit drugs in the past month, according to a study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Parents need to stay on top of things if they want to prevent drug abuse in their children. Take a realistic approach to drug use and abuse to help your child make responsible choices. Educate Them Educating children … [Read more...] about Ways to Prevent Teenage Drug Abuse
What you did or did not do as a teenager or a 20-something regarding experimentation with drugs doesn't have to have any bearing on what you tell your children. What does have an effect is to tell them what your values are now concerning drugs. It's your job as a parent to let your children know that drugs can be dangerous and to teach your children to value … [Read more...] about How Do I Talk to My Child About Drugs?
If you have been trying to get pregnant for a year and haven’t been successful, you have an infertility problem. This happens to many couples. About one-third of the time, infertility is because of the woman, another one-third is due to the man, and the remaining one-third either is because of both parties or is unknown, according to the Medline Plus. Infertility problems … [Read more...] about Fertility Drugs for Men
Cases of vaginal bleeding during pregnancy are relatively rare, but it should always be promptly reported to your doctor or another medical professional, according to both the Mayo Clinic and MedlinePlus. While not every type of pregnancy complication or unpleasant side effect can be prevented, you can reduce your chances of vaginal bleeding by avoiding tobacco, alcohol and … [Read more...] about Bleeding & Pregnancy