In vulnerable youngsters, text messaging and social media can lead to interactions that heighten depression and PTSD.
Analysis of '60s-era data suggests a teen's demeanor could influence brain health in later years.
It wouldn't be a graduation party without a bonfire—but safety should remain a top priority amid all the festivities.
A new study shows acne leads to a spike in depression, but vigilant parents can recognize signs and take steps to protect their children.
Poor eating habits and lack of exercise in your teens and 20s will affect your health long-term.
Fewer are sexually active these days, as many wait until later in high school to try sex for the first time.
Avoid becoming a zombie by leaving smartphones outside the bedroom, and establishing limits of use.
Parents can turn disagreements into teachable moments. Be fair—and never lose your cool.
Those who use screen devices five or more hours a day are twice as likely to shrug off physical activity and drink more sugary beverages.
Regardless of income and family makeup, kids do better in neighborhoods where trusted people are involved in their lives.
You may want to reconsider. Study highlights causes for concern.
Teens with close friends are more likely to be in good health by age 27.
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