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teens

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.

Online video games may boost academics

But teens who use social media daily posted lower test scores.

Antidepressants for children, teens?

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

Fitness in youth may be key diabetes risk indicator

A study of 1.5 million people found that fitter teens had lower lifetime risk.

Chemical-free cosmetics safer for teen girls

Lower levels of hormone-disrupting chemicals seen in adolescents after trying products without potentially harmful ingredients.

Patient Story

‘We are not walking out of here without her’

A teen fights for her life against toxic shock syndrome, as her parents keep watch and a community rallies to support them.

FDA proposes tanning bed ban for minors

Regulators also want those over 18 to sign papers stating they know the health risks before using sun lamps.

Is brain wiring to blame for bad teen behavior?

Aggressive or antisocial young people may have less gray matter in key regions.

Peer pressure may have silver lining

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

Teens using e-cigarettes to ‘vape’ pot

Researchers are uncertain how teens are modifying the devices to get high.

Infected by a good mood?

Happy adolescents appear to help other peers avoid or recover from depression.

E-cigs amp up teen smoking rates

'It's certainly a cause of concern, because it's the first time we've seen that.'

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