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.
Study: Later School Start Time Could Positively Impact Daytime Functioning In TeensNew research demonstrates that when students at boarding schools began school at 8:25 a.m. (versus 8 a.m.), they were able to get 29 minutes more sleep per night.
Puberty For Girls Starting At An Earlier AgeCompared to 15 years ago, a new study shows that young girls are developing breasts at an earlier age than before, due to a rise in obesity.
Study: Teen Cancer Patients At Increased Risk Of SuicideA Swedish study looking at teenagers diagnosed with cancer finds the teens are at an increased risk of suicide compared to their peers.
Survey Reveals Troubling Information About Teens And Sexual ViolenceNearly 1 in 10 youths surveyed admit to perpetrating some type of sexual violence in their lifetime, with 4% reporting they’d attempted or completed rape.
Study: 'Harsh Verbal Discipline' May Be As Harmful To Teenager's Well-being As Physical PunishmentYou might want to think twice the next time you’re ready to scream at your defiant teen.