So many families are familiar with the difficult decisions involved in giving prescription drugs to kids. Millions of children take psychiatric drugs, often for things as routine as ADHD. But how much do doctors really know about them? NBC’s Kate Snow reports.
Doctors in Baltimore, Maryland are studying whether a form of meditation could help the city's children cope better with stress, which they say has taken a toll on these kids, who are living in a city filled with violence, poverty and unrest. The hope is to mend minds and hearts in a city that's still healing.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is releasing new recommendations urging preventative testing for everything from HIV to cholesterol, depression to drug and alcohol abuse.