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teenagers

Cyberbullying worsens teen struggles

In vulnerable youngsters, text messaging and social media can lead to interactions that heighten depression and PTSD.

Teen angst—a portent for dementia?

Analysis of '60s-era data suggests a teen's demeanor could influence brain health in later years.

The prudent pyre

It wouldn't be a graduation party without a bonfire—but safety should remain a top priority amid all the festivities.

‘It is more than a skin blemish’

A new study shows acne leads to a spike in depression, but vigilant parents can recognize signs and take steps to protect their children.

Girls, young women fall short on exercise

Poor eating habits and lack of exercise in your teens and 20s will affect your health long-term.

Good news for parents: Teens are delaying sex

Fewer are sexually active these days, as many wait until later in high school to try sex for the first time.

Tech sabotages teens’ sleep

Avoid becoming a zombie by leaving smartphones outside the bedroom, and establishing limits of use.

10 tips for fighting fair with your teens

Parents can turn disagreements into teachable moments. Be fair—and never lose your cool.

Tech-addicted teens prone to obesity

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.

Want happy, healthy kids? Be involved

Regardless of income and family makeup, kids do better in neighborhoods where trusted people are involved in their lives.

Antidepressants for children, teens?

You may want to reconsider. Study highlights causes for concern.

Peer pressure may have silver lining

Teens with close friends are more likely to be in good health by age 27.

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