Naps should be timetabled for secondary school children, a study by the University of Delaware suggests. Researchers studied the link between a post-lunch sleep and brain function in early adolescents. They ...
WHITE BEAR LAKE — It might not be a good idea to take every advanced placement class. High-achieving students are those youth that parents and teachers worry may burn out before ...
Teen dating violence is a serious problem in this country. According to a national survey 10 percent of teens, female and male, were victims of physical dating violence over the past ...
Vaping is becoming increasingly popular, and now a vape pen that’s small, discrete, and easy to use is taking over high schools — and the e-cig market. The Juul (pronounced “jewel”) ...
It is a scary fact of parenthood that your child’s most important decisions will most likely be made without you present. That’s true especially when it comes to driving. AAA Foundation ...
High school is nothing like it used to be. That’s the message of “Undercover High,” a documentary series on A&E that follows seven adults who pose as students for a semester ...
All around the nation parents are grappling with the question of what age is too young for a phone? But in reality, it’s not the actual phone that’s the problem — ...
Teen depression is a hidden mental health crisis, but it’s one that most parents probably never even consider. According to the CDC, one in five kids has been diagnosed with some ...
Your teen would love nothing more than to stay up all night playing video games or reading a fantasy novel. But the truth is, sleep deprivation makes ADHD symptoms exponentially worse ...
Teenage drivers may not be the accelerator-mashing menaces they’re made out to be. A recent study by the University of California at Los Angeles found that many teens fared better behind ...
For teens, stress can come from all directions. The pressures of schoolwork, worries about future success, a cramped schedule, relationships at home and with friends and keeping track of social media ...
Demands for improving online safety continue to capture headlines, often for the worst reasons.. While this outcry has signalled renewed interest in “stamping out” cyberbullying and reinvigorated health and wellbeing protocols ...
I relish my five-year-old daughter’s sparkling confidence. When she preens in the mirror in a comically mismatched outfit, she celebrates herself exactly as she is — and not through the lens ...
In the decade since they first went on sale, e-cigarettes have been touted as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes. But, research on the health impacts of e-cigarette use, presented at ...
Zendaya has revealed that when it comes to coping with stress, she uses a tried and true method — coloring. The actress shared a behind the scenes look at her in-house ...
Smoking e-cigarettes deliver cancer-causing chemicals that get into the body — and popular fruity flavors appear to be the worst, researchers reported Monday. They said teenagers who try vaping may be ...
I came home from school that day extremely overwhelmed. I was constantly worrying about everything under the sun, and I didn’t really understand how to control it. I felt as if ...
Adults who were pressured by their parents to diet during adolescence may have a higher risk of obesity and eating disorders as adults than people who weren’t urged to lose weight ...
A young person’s decision to drink alcohol may be related to the stress of trying to fit in with a particular crowd, the desire to get good grades or adjusting to ...
The tobacco and alcohol industries are famous for their attempts to target teenagers, most of whom are too young to legally purchase their addictive products. By targeting young audiences, these industries ...
Talk to any parent of a teen these days and the topic is sure to come up: Is it bad that they’re spending so much time on their phones? This question ...
In a typical classroom of 25 to 30 students, eight to 10 children — a third of the class — have been cyberbullied at some point in their lifetime. About three ...
As per a 2015 study, India ranks 4th in the world in deaths caused due to smoking. The ill effects of smoking on the health cannot be overemphasized. It has a ...
How can we keep our kids safe as they’re learning to drive? Some think the main problem is teenage irresponsibility, said Robert D. Foss, the director emeritus of the Center for ...
There comes a time when teenagers get into situations or become curious about the use of alcohol. As a parent, you want to be proactive in having conversations with your teen ...
Approximately 3.1 million individuals in the United States aged 12–17 had a major depressive episode in 2016. That equates to more than 1 in 8 adolescents. Of these, around 2.2 million ...
Novice male teen drivers are better than new male drivers in their 20s and male and female students who play sports are better new drivers than those who do not participate ...
A teen is on a family trip, but anxiety over missing tests and school work takes the fun out of the daily excursions. Another student worries he won’t make the baseball ...
At a moment when girls enjoy historic opportunity — watching Chloe Kim and Mikaela Shiffrin soar to gold, and Oprah preach girl power from the Golden Globes stage — teen girls ...
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new guidelines when it comes to identifying depression and other mental issues among teenagers. The American Academy of Pediatrics said in a report that ...