It's no surprise that being abused is linked to various health concerns in children. Other forms of hardship, though, might also influence a child's health.
As the summer months approach, millions of children look forward to rides at amusement parks. Yet even well-regulated rides can pose risks to children, especially with accidental falls.
Women experiencing intimate partner violence may be at risk for depression afterwards. Men aren’t exempt from this association either.
Exercise is healthy for a number of reasons. For teens in inner city schools, exercise and team sports may provide a bit of a buffer from violence, especially for girls.
Bullying is nothing new to growing up. With phones and computers and social networks, however, there are many more ways for teens to become victims.