Keeping Girls Fit Prevents Depression

A recent study has found an indication that keeping girls fit prevents depression in middle school girls. There is a correlation between the level of fitness and a girl’s risk of developing symptoms of depression. The effect that fitness has on depression is...

Combining Health and Education

The time has come for American schools to enter a new age of health and education.  This will involve many changes because learning does not involve just academics and health does not just involve doctors.  Youth need to be healthy in mind, body, spirit, emotions and...

New Guidelines To Treat Childhood Aggression

Guidelines aim to help primary care doctors, mental health specialists better care for difficult-to-manage youth showing aggression. Mayo Clinic researchers, in collaboration with other research institutions and youth mental health experts, are publishing new...

Adversity Helps Develop Resilience

Psychological scientists have found that, while going through many experiences like assault, hurricanes, and bereavement can be psychologically damaging, small amounts of adversity may help people develop resilience. “Of course, everybody’s heard the aphorism,...