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?
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?
Through social media, children are finding ways to make a difference — and take a stand — on hunger, homelessness, and much more.