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teens

Candy “yes,” high blood sugar “no”

Enjoy these 3 top tips for how to treat yourself to Halloween without the sugar hangover.

‘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.

Got teens? There’s a doc for that

They may look and act like young adults, but teens are far from it.

Teens’ latest fad of eating detergent pods brings big dangers

"Pod Challenge" can cause diarrhea and vomiting, chemical burns to the throat and airways, severe breathing problems, seizures and coma.

Does social media harm young minds?

Although Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and texting is constant, worries may be misplaced.

Tech sabotages teens’ sleep

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

Joining your kid on the playground slide? Think again

It seems like fun but can be a quick trip to a broken limb.

Cuddle power

Like hugs and snuggles? Most of us do—including babies.

Soft contact lenses safe for kids and teens

Infection rates no higher than for adults, and actually lowest for younger kids.

10 tips for fighting fair with your teens

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

Are smartphones helping or harming kids’ mental health?

More use is linked to attention and behavior problems, but also less anxiety.

‘Lazy bones’ teens have weaker skeletons

During crucial bone-building years of youth, physical activity is all-important.

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