Fast Food Diet Linked to Depression in Teens

According to new research, diets consisting of lots of fast food and few fruits and vegetables, may be linked to severe symptoms of depression in teens. It was found that teens with higher sodium levels and lower potassium were likely to report frequent symptoms of depression. This was after adjusting for age, baseline depression levels and […]

How Anxiety and Panic Attacks Are Linked to Vitamin Deficiencies

With approximately 40 million adults across the United States experiencing anxiety each year, scientists and researchers have dedicated their careers to trying to better understand this condition. Despite this work, we are still somewhat unclear on what actually causes this condition to occur. Characterized by feelings of nervousness and restlessness, increased heart rate, hyperventilation, sweating, trembling, difficulty concentrating […]

10 Ways Parents Can Help With Homework

Teachers give homework for many reasons. They give it to see how well their students understood the lesson; to help them understand all that has been covered in class; to encourage them to learn more about the subject; and more. Homework is not and should not be considered as “busy work!” There are several ways that […]

These Top 5 Proposed Revisions are REAL Threats to the Comprehensive Health and Wellness of Children and Families

  Proposals by Congress and President Trump to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “ObamaCare”—including the Medicaid expansion—to turn Medicaid into a block grant, and to cut resources, all can sound very abstract to social workers and policymakers coping with the day-to-day tragedies and crises of child welfare. But should Congress make […]