Teen Pregnancy and the Risk of Asphyxia Neonatorum

As most pregnant women know, prenatal health is vitally important to ensuring your newborn is given every opportunity of a healthy start in life. For many pregnant teenager girls, the personal focus of prenatal health is often centered on adequate diet and exercise. However, it is also important that these teenage mothers work to prevent […]

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Linked to Brain Damage in Children

New research indicates that children with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and high levels of cortisol, a stress hormone, may experience a kind of brain damage which can put them at risk for depression and anxiety. The study’s results appear in the March issue of Pediatrics. Researchers from the Stanford Early Life Stress Research Program at […]