At her Seattle high school, Shannon Keating wears a hat to camouflage a head made bare by chemotherapy. In the hospital, …
The sequel to the popular The Care and Keeping of You, which guided preteen girls on buying bras, healthy eating habits and dealing with their periods, ventures into the hormone and angst-ridden world of adolescents.
Swallowing a tablespoon of the dry spice on a dare could lead to serious health problems, according to the latest report on the practice.
Parents who exert too much control over what their children eat may not be doing their adolescents any favors when it comes to controlling the youngsters’ weight, according to the latest study.
A happy face can certainly lift spirits, but can it reduce rage?
Middle school is typically a time of chaotic emotions, confusing relationships and challenging growing pains. But it may also have a surprisingly lasting influence on the future.
Less than half of U.S. adolescents are living heart-healthy lives, and lack of exercise and poor diets could be creating a new generation of heart-disease patients.
One of the more effective ways to reduce excessive drinking in college is also the most obvious — talk to freshman before they set foot on campus.
To lower teen pregnancy rates in the city, the mayor is relying on fear, guilt and shame. But how effective are such approaches in changing behavior?
If high school students took charge of their education with limited supervision, would they learn? A Massachusetts school is finding out.
How long does bullying over sexual orientation continue?
A program that takes personality into account may help to identify and reduce teen-drinking rates.
Why bystanders don’t act when they see violent crimes