Social ties may be the true culprit behind adolescents’ disrupted sleep habits.
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 other night, like a growing number of parents, I succumbed to the allure of Uber. Since then, I’ve felt — well, uber conflicted.
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)?
If I kiss a boy who’s eaten nuts, I could die.
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.
Taking your first drink in your early teens may put you at greater risk of developing alcohol problems later on, according to new research.
With summer vacation about to start, kids will inevitably spend even more time online. So here are some tips for making sure they’re only seeing what’s appropriate for them.
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 …
A happy face can certainly lift spirits, but can it reduce rage?