A new study suggests marijuana use could have an impact on American teens’ IQ, but how great is the effect?
Staying up late cramming? Your grades might suffer for it
Tobacco use in dropped sharply between 1997 and 2003, but since then the rate of decline has slowed. Between 2009 and 2011, it nearly ground to a halt. Why?
Researchers think certain environmental changes over the past decade have helped push kids’ cholesterol levels down. The bad news: American youngsters are still way too fat
A kitty video to melt all hearts — even those of non-cat-lovers
Youth employment rates are down, but some parents aren’t even pushing their kids to look for a job. Here are some key questions to consider when deciding what’s right for your family.
With all those raging hormones, every teenager is bound to “lose it” at one time or another. But a recent study suggests that adolescents’ attacks of anger may indicate something more serious than your standard puberty-related mood swings
Despite constant fears that each generation of teens behaves more dangerously than the last, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that overall, the kids are all right — at least …
Families who eat dinner together are in many ways better off than those who don’t, but contrary to previous findings, a large new study concludes that family meals do little to reduce teen drug use long-term.
In less than a decade, the proportion of kids ages 12 to 19 with diabetes or prediabetes has jumped from 9% in 1999-2000 to 23% in 2007-2008.
Nearly 1 in 4 high school seniors has ever taken a prescription opioid pain reliever either medically or recreationally, according to a new study. Nonmedical use of these drugs was associated with a higher risk of smoking, …
Vermont and California are the only two states that ban kids under 18 from using tanning salons. Is it time for more states to follow their lead?