A 17-year-old boy attending the Boys and Girls Club College Bound program in San Pedro won a $10,000 college scholarship this month from the Taco Bell Foundation for his personal anti-bullying ...
Last week, James Trimbath started going to bed a little earlier and setting his alarm clock a little earlier. By the time he enters his first day of fourth grade at ...
The new school year brings with it a lot more inexperienced teen drivers. And that’s because this August, more teens will be turning 16 years old than any other month. And ...
Whether it’s due to the loss of a loved one or juggling class and extracurricular activities, teens often have a hard time dealing with it all. For parents, recognizing the warning ...
​Public health officials consider electronic cigarettes a gateway to tobacco use for many teens, but a recent study suggests that many U.S. teens aren’t vaping for the nicotine. Researchers from the ...
According to a recent study, dating violence can also be perpetrated digitally by harassing, stalking or controlling a romantic partner via technology and social media. Here’s what you can do about ...
In health news, we’re talking the safest way to help teenagers lose weight and new data on a practice that may help children as they head back to school. Children who ...
Crimetracker 10 is uncovering a disturbing trend when it comes to teens and sexting. Sexting occurs when someone sends sexually explicit photos of themselves to others via text message or in ...
When 18-year-old Ethan Linnon from Butler Township, Pennsylvania, was killed in a car crash last year, the tragedy was a wakeup call to many in his community. For others, it was ...
Cyberbullying among teens is highly likely to involve current or former friends and dating partners, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from a 2011 survey of nearly 800 students in ...
*When Angelica Melendez taught Health and Physical Education at TC Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia, she said she saw many of the factors and identified a range of pressures that ...
By Teens, for Teens. Check out these 21 resources that help teens with food allergies stay healthy! Read More
I love this time of year. We’re into the fourth quarter of summer, and if you’re a sports fan we’ve got a bit more of the 2016 Summer Olympics to go. ...
The dangers of texting while driving among teens has been highlighted over the past several years—and while this message is still vitally important, texting is not the only danger popping up ...
Grace Phipps is being more honest than ever before. The star, who played Laila in the Teen Beach franchise, bravely opened up about an abusive relationship, and the lasting, toxic effect ...
Type “a/s/l” to anyone who came of age in the 90s and they will think that some freaky shit is about to go down. In the good ol’ days of AOL ...
Parents hold greater power in enforcing driving curbs on their children compared to traditional policing, a new study has revealed. Parents are vital in encouraging their children to obey road rules ...
It’s been weeks since Pokemon Go entered our hearts and lives, and it shows no signs of slowing down. People may roll their eyes and cite numerous stupid things that people ...
The definition of distracted driving has expanded. The rise in popularity of Pokemon Go, Snapchat, Instagram and other social media apps on smartphones increases the chances of being distracted while behind ...
Teens and adolescents who used e-cigarettes for more than six months cited low cost and the desire to quit smoking as two of the biggest reasons for their habit, according to ...
Adolescence is a difficult time for children, and many teens seem to make poor choices, which can lead to long-lasting consequences. Peer-pressure is a major factor that effects decision-making and behavior: ...
As communities nationwide battle a growing opioid and heroin use epidemic, researchers and public health officials are scrambling to identify how abuse may begin. One of those sources, research suggests, could ...
If you are a follower and allow others to decide who you will be friends with, then you are succumbing to peer pressure. The term “peers” means people who are part ...
The teenage years can be a difficult and emotional time, when young people struggle with their studies, and have issues finding their identity and a sense of belonging, among other factors. ...
Have you ever sent a sext? I know that I have — and accidentally published that sext on my Snap story for several hours. While that was my mistake, your sexts ...
Across the U.S., there’s been an uptick in the percentage of teens who are having episodes of depression, a new report finds. From 2013 to 2014, about one in nine teens ...
High school students have a lot on their plate, and they usually sacrifice sleep to maintain it all. Sleep, and getting enough of it, is one of the biggest factors in ...
Model, actress, and undeniable cool girl Cara Delevingne has just showed those of us who live with depression that we are definitely not alone. In an interview with Esquire, Cara opened ...
Teenagers are more vulnerable than adults to having suicidal ideations, as the development of their brains is still a work in progress (“Teen suicides ‘highest in 15 years but overall rate ...
School-related stress has long been an issue for teens. But concerns over increasing academic demands and heightened social pressure have parents and educators looking for answers. Two of Paul Hughes’ four ...