Sreeja Kodali
Nurture, not nature behind somatic symptoms in teens

Parental criticism can lead to adolescent somatic symptoms, a new study has found.

Preschool anxiety changes the brain

Anxiety disorders observed in preschoolers — including social phobia, separation anxiety and generalized anxiety disorder — can lead to physiological changes in brain development, a new study from the Yale Child Study Center shows.

A paradox of approval with the HPV vaccine

Parents are hesitant to have their own children vaccinated against the Human Papilloma Virus at the appropriate age — 11 to 12 years — despite approving of the age guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new study from the Yale School of Public Health finds.