Even at age 9 or 10, as many as 10% of children are curious about using substances, and many parents haven’t made specific rules or say kids’ access at home would be easy.
Young patients had same pain control, but took home far less opioid medication, after standard prescription size in hospital computer system was lowered based on evidence of actual use.
Preschool-aged children, especially those from low-income homes, often exposed to sneaky ads and other tactics aiming to profit from their game playing.
Researchers compare experiences between Michigan families whose children were in-person, remote or hybrid school a year after the pandemic began.
Prizes and raffles met with favor from majority of teens and young adults, but 1 in 4 express concerns.
Kids say they have felt ignored amid policy responses to the pandemic that seemed more focused on the fates of restaurants, bars and entertainment venues than keeping schools open and safe.