If you were of a mind to forgive good-looking people for their freakishly good genetic makeup because you figure you got …
There’s a moody, ornery, self-absorbed bear living in my house.
Staying up late is almost a rite of passage for teens, but night owl students could be paying the price with lower grades years after high school.
The percentage of young people using condoms has stalled, while STD rates are on the rise
You couldn’t blame Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler if he poured himself a stiff drink this week.
New big-brother devices for tracking teen drivers are meant to keep accidents and deaths among teen drives down. But are they too big-brother and not enough good-mother (or father)?
A new New York City public health program aims to improve body image among tweens. But will it help?
Health classes don’t have to focus on just eating right and exercising more, according to the latest study. In fact, they might be more effective if they addressed teens’ mental as well as physical needs.
Law enforcement reminders of the consequences of criminal behavior are supposed to curb illegal activity, but some of these intimidation strategies may be backfiring, especially among youth.
Weight is never an easy subject, but it can be especially dicey when parents broach the issue of eating habits and weight with their teens.
Teen romance is tough enough when you’re not accused of breaking the law.
But that’s exactly the predicament Kaitlyn Hunt, a high school senior from Sebastian, Fla., finds herself in. Hunt, 18, was arrested Feb. 16 for …
Teen birth rates in the U.S., which have been declining for two decades, have reached a record low, with significant drops in almost every state.
At her Seattle high school, Shannon Keating wears a hat to camouflage a head made bare by chemotherapy. In the hospital, surrounded by other teens her age, she’s more comfortable going bald. “I feel fine not wearing a hat …