Many pediatricians, family doctors, and ob/gyns do a great job – but adolescent medicine physicians are another option and a good one.
Sleep deprivation has been shown to have damaging effects in all age groups. But, sleep plays perhaps the greatest role during the teen years.
Obesity at age 18 has the same risk for premature death as that of heavy smokers – heavy smokers are those who smoke more than ten cigarettes a day.
For several years now health officials have been issuing warnings about indoor tanning beds and it appears teens may be paying attention.
The rates of substance abuse among high school students continue to decline. But there are some new issues.
Can parents get arrested or sued for their teen’s beer party if they weren’t home?
Teenagers often fail to seek help from depression because they’re embarrassed about the problem.
A new study finds that as many as a quarter of teens sext – or have sexual conversations via texting.
Teenagers who try their first alcoholic drink at a young age are more likely to get intoxicated while young and drink more frequently.
Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Studies 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.
Depression can be a major issue during the teenage years, but far too many teenagers fail to seek help from depression because they’re embarrassed.
There was a time when illegal drugs were a major problem with young adults. They still are but now there are equal concerns about legal medications to get high.
For those enterprising youth looking for a summer job, there are some child labor laws that you do need to keep in mind.
A national expert on the causes of stress for high school students suggests you can have too much of a good thing – homework.