Lisa Heffernan

Many schools have some form of suicide prevention programs for grades 6-12. Experts explain why age-appropriate programs can begin even earlier to prevent suicidal thoughts and attempts later in life.
Lack of sleep can be a cause or a symptom of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs). Here's how to prioritize sleep and reach out for help when needed.
Some Utah parents are reportedly endangering the health of others by refusing to test their children for COVID-19. Experts weigh in on the "mom code" and explain why testing and contact tracing are necessary to control the pandemic.
The U.S. is slowly reopening even as COVID-19 cases are on the rise in many states. Parents are getting mixed messages from political leaders about summer activities. So what do medical experts have to say about it?
There's more research than ever on Adverse Childhood Experiences since the original study was released in the lates 90s. Here's what experts have discovered when it comes to ACE consequences, who's most at risk, and how parents can help.
Postpartum depression affects many women in the U.S., where there is a lack of paid family leave. Here's how better leave can help mothers.
There are a number of smart baby products on the market promising to track your baby's every vital sign, but experts say they're not always necessary or the smartest choice.
Statistics show teens start having sex at 17. As a parent, it's a great idea to talk to them about staying protected. Here are the most effective birth control options for teens and how they work.