Leah Campbell, Healthline

Leah Campbell


Alaska, United States

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Recent articles by Leah:

There Are Many Learning Disorders a Child May Have — 3 Are Most Common

Learning disorders can have varying degrees of severity, and some are more common than others. But with the right support and proper guidance, children can reach their full potential. → Read More

I Never Get Sick. Why Do I Need the Flu Shot?

Getting vaccinated annually not only lowers your risk of infection, but helps others around you as well. → Read More

Coping with Loss or Estrangement Can Be Harder During the Holidays

For those coping with the loss of a loved one or estrangement from family or friends, the holidays aren’t the most wonderful time of the year. But there are steps you can take to help make the season feel bright again. → Read More

What Therapists Wish You Knew About What They Charge

No one becomes a therapist in the hopes of making it rich. → Read More

“You’re Doing it Wrong” — The Long History of Mom Shaming

When it comes to parenting advice, here’s why it’s often better to listen to your gut instead of "experts" on the internet. → Read More

Why Many Men Have a Harder Time Seeking Treatment for Mental Illness

We're ignoring the stigma surrounding mental health that stops many men from seeking help when they need it most — and it's literally killing them. → Read More

Eating Disorders Affect Boys Too. So, Why Aren't We Talking About It?

More than 10 million men are affected by eating disorders in the United States alone, but the signs are often harder to spot and there are different barriers to treatment for males compared to females. → Read More

I Believe Life Starts At Conception & I'm Pro-Choice

I believe that life begins at conception. Let’s just get that right on out of the way. As an infertile woman who would have given anything to be able to carry a child beneath my heart, I mourned the embryos from my failed IVF cycles as babies I’d… → Read More

Teachers Withholding Recess as Punishment Does More Harm Than Good

Recess is a critical component of a child’s healthy development, yet some teachers continue to withhold it as punishment for bad behavior. → Read More

A Letter to the Woman Pushing ‘Wellness’ Products on Me

One writer discusses how unsolicited “wellness” product pitches are deeply problematic for those with eating disorders. → Read More

What to Do If You See Someone Posting Thoughts of Suicide Online

When one social media group manager read posts from a member who was thinking about taking their own life, she turned to experts for advice. Here’s what they told her. → Read More

Want to Boost Your Baby’s Intelligence? Talk to Them – A Lot

Frequently talking to your toddler can give their developing intelligence a big boost. → Read More

Dad’s Drinking Isn’t Scrutinized as Much as Mom’s... It Should Be

“Mommy juice” culture is normalizing alcohol addiction among women, but why do we often give the drinking behavior of dads a pass? → Read More

How Parents Can Help Anxious Kids Cope by Adjusting Their Behavior

A new program is helping children with anxiety disorders by training parents how to adjust their own behavior first — and it’s working. → Read More

What Happens to Kids When Parents Play Favorites?

Whether real or perceived, parental favoritism can have lifelong effects on a child’s self-esteem, emotional well-being, and mental health. → Read More

Why Parenting Without Yelling Is Better for Kids — and You

The challenges of parenting can sometimes cause even the most patient person to raise their voice. But here’s how I learned there’s a better way to mom effectively. → Read More

I KonMari’d Facebook, and You Totally Should Too

I’m not sure when it started, but somewhere toward the end of last year I realized that Facebook was making me crazy. Every time I logged on, I found myself feeling anxious and twitchy. Peopled I’d known and respected my entire life were sharing racist and misogynistic memes. Friends I’ve had for years were mocking sexual assault victims. The news pages I was following were constantly pummeling… → Read More

How America’s Obsession with Early Success Is Hurting Late Bloomers

Here's why parents need to remember a failure to launch often isn't a failure after all. → Read More

New Tinder-Style App Aims to Help Parents of Picky Eaters

With this new app, kids can help parents identify the foods they like by separating choices into 'yucky' or 'yummy' categories — taking some stress out of mealtime. → Read More

7 Common Tanning and Sun Exposure Myths, Busted

Three board-certified dermatologists reveal seven common things we get wrong about tanning. → Read More