We encourage you to discuss any decisions about medication with your health care provider.
The mention of any product, service, or therapy is not an endorsement by CDC.
E-cigarette aerosol can contain chemicals that are harmful to the lungs.
And youth e-cigarette use is associated with the use of other tobacco products, including cigarettes.
Using apps and websites where kids interact, predators may pose as a child or teen looking to make a new friend.
They might prod the child to exchange personal information, such as address and phone number, or encourage kids to call them, seeing their phone number via caller ID.
Contact your local law enforcement agency or the FBI if your child has received child pornography via the Internet.
Other programs can monitor and track online activity.
A federal law, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) helps protect kids younger than 13 when they're online.
It's designed to keep anyone from getting a child's personal information without a parent knowing about it and agreeing to it first.
We get a lot of emails, phone calls, and comments on this blog from adults who are being bullied though technology. We know that cyberbullying negatively affects adults too.
They stress to us that cyberbullying is not just an adolescent problem. It’s just that we spend the majority of our efforts studying how this problem impacts school-aged youth due to their tenuous developmental stage.