Helicopter parenting is reaching ever-loftier heights, thanks to GPS-connected gadgets that allow parents to track their child's every movement. But putting a tracker on your kid could be a bad idea for reasons besides the psychological, consumer advocacy groups claim.
More than 130,000 children, including 39,000 infants and toddlers, are being prescribed anti-anxiety drugs that are so addictive, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns they should not be prescribed for longer than a few weeks.
South Korean investigators raided the Seoul office of McDonald’s Corp. on Wednesday, following a series of complaints that children fell ill after eating hamburger patties alleged to have been undercooked, Yonhap News Agency and other media said.
A family-focused approach that supports families as they help a person get the treatment they need is proving to be successful, said a clinical psychologist at the provincial addiction treatment facility in Mount Herbert, P.E.I.