Depression On The Rise Among Young Teens, Study FindsWhile the overall rate of depression in the U.S. rose from 6.6 to 7.3 percent in those 10 years, depression among children age 12 to 17 jumped from 8.7 to 12.7 percent.
1 In 5 Teens Has Suffered A Concussion, Study FindsThe study found that over 31 percent of students who played a contact sport the previous year reported having had at least one diagnosed concussion.
Headaches May Indicate EyestrainWhen we talk about eyestrain we often think of people in their forties or fifties, but it is not a problem limited to just older people.
Teens Reluctant To Seek Help For Depression Because Of Social StigmaTeenagers often fail to seek help from depression because they're embarrassed about the problem.
Little League Pitchers At Risk For Acromial ApophysiolysisYoung baseball pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches per week are at increased risk of developing a newly identified shoulder injury.
Sexting Prevalent Among Young TeensA new study finds that as many as a quarter of teens sext - or have sexual conversations via texting.
Obese Teens More Likely To Develop Colorectal CancerResearchers have found that obese teens are more than twice as likely to develop colorectal cancer, compared to normal weight adolescents.
Parents Need To Talk With Stressed Out TeensStudies are suggesting that today’s teens are having a greater struggle than previous generations. Psychologists say the best way to deal with this is through communication.
Encourage Teens Suffering From Depression To Seek HelpDepression can be a major issue during the teenage years, but far too many teenagers fail to seek help from depression because they're embarrassed.
Homework: How Much Is Too Much?A national expert on the causes of stress for high school students suggests you can have too much of a good thing - homework.
Addiction Knows No BoundariesOne of the keys to dealing with drug use in adolescents is to understand that the problem is prevalent across all social classes. No class is immune to addiction.
A Timely Talk With Your TeensThis time of year sees the combination of prom season and the return home of college students to their families. It's a good time to remind them about the dangers of drinking and driving.