The National Youth Tobacco Survey looked at middle and high school students use of smokeless tobacco and found it increased significantly in the 15 to 17-year-old age group.
Researchers followed adolescents from ages 14 to 18. More sleep was associated with a reduction in average BMI.
There is an interesting report from the University of Virginia looking at more than 170 young adults, from age 13 to 23, to study the long-term effects of teenage behaviors.
Acne affects 40 to 50 million people of all ages and races. There is help.
A new study has identified, for the first time, specific strains of bacteria associated with pimples as well as others strains that may protect skin.
As children grow and develop, their knees grow and they’re actually more prone to having problems with their knees if they grow very rapidly.
More and more young athletes who switch from season to season, going from sport to sport are being asked by adults to push harder and harder. The result is overuse injuries that need rehab and treatments, not unlike their adult counterparts.
These are the top sleep away camps in the Philadelphia area that are sure to provide young adventurers with a summer full of fun and enrichment.
Other than the social consequences, if you are a minor who sends explicit pictures of yourself, you face legal consequences as well.
A study found that men who participated in athletics in their late teens experience bone building benefits that last for years, even if they’re no longer training intensively.
Thanks to new apps like snapchat or poke, people are able to send what they believe to be self-deleting photos of themselves that disappear in 5 seconds. But those photos could come back to haunt them.
According to the CDC, one in four teens between the ages of 14 and 19 has been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease. Now the statistics are startling, but it’s an important message that needed to get out.
There is a disturbing report about an issue with teenagers that was not even on the radar a decade ago – sexting.
If you volunteer to be a chaperone for your child’s prom, you do have some legal obligations.
What can you do if someone creates a fake Facebook profile of you, and neither the school nor the police will get involved? One Georgia teen has taken a novel approach.
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