October 16, 2020
Kids, School, and Anxiety During COVID-19
The 2020 school year looks and feels different. Children board school busses wearing masks. Parents of older children with hybrid schedules consisting of remote and in-person learning struggle to keep schedules straight. The changes, adjustments, and uncertainty can be difficult—especially for children. CDPHP Behavioral Medical Director of Children’s Services Vanessa Toney Bobb MD, PhD offers…
September 15, 2020
Youth who Vape Five Times more Likely to get Coronavirus
Vaping and using electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has become increasingly popular in recent years. One of the common misperceptions about vaping is that it’s a safe (or safer) alternative to smoking. While there is much to learn about the long-term health implications of vaping, alarming new medical concerns related to COVID-19 and vaping are being discovered….
September 11, 2020
Is It Safe to Resume School Sports?
Sports are a big part of many kids’ lives. And they may be eager to play even during this pandemic. However, if you are a parent of a young athlete, you may be wondering: Is it still safe for my child to play sports? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), even though children…