Nonmedical Rx opioid use in teens linked to parental use

(HealthDay)—Nonmedical prescription opioid (NMPO) use in adolescents is associated with parental NMPO use and with smoking and parent-adolescent conflict, according to a study published online Feb. 25 in Pediatrics. Pamela C. Griesler, Ph.D., from Columbia

GM seed use has exploded in India: Socially motivated decisions: Genetically modified seeds have exploded in India since the government liberalized the economy in the 1990s

Suicide rates among Indian farmers remain high, accounting for more than 12,500 deaths in the country in 2015, according to a government report. While many have blamed climate change for farmers’ distress, the issue is

Cause of rare pediatric brain disorder

An international effort led by physician-scientists at Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine (RCIGM), in collaboration with a team at the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MCH-MUHC), has identified the cause

When your child is the bully

Typically, you could be told of your child's habits by other parents or the teacher. Alternately, you could discover tell-tale signs of the child's bullying instincts by way of things found in the child's bag