Before you decide to have sex or if you are already having sex, you need to know how to stay healthy. Even if you think you know everything you need to ...
Advances in technology mean today’s teens are facing issues that no previous generation has ever seen. While some issues are not exactly new, electronic media has changed or amplified some of ...
A teenage brain is a fascinating, still-changing place. There’s a lot going on: Social awareness, risk-taking, peer pressure; all are heightened during this period. Until relatively recently, it was thought that ...
According to a new study by Stanford researchers, adolescents who have health-oriented food rules at home are more likely to make healthy eating decisions on their own. The finding is good ...
Sweaty athletes are often seen in commercials reaching for a sports drink for rehydration or electrolyte replacement. Yet many public health organizations are warning that sports drinks are a source of ...
The American Cancer Society (ACS) says Missouri’s rate of melanoma cases has doubled in the last nine years. Nationwide, skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer. The organization says the ...
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 ...
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”) ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Accessing mental-health services in the North can be an intimidating ordeal — especially as a young person. But after a recent experience with the system himself, one Yellowknife high school student ...
At a lunchtime workshop at Princeton for overscheduled, underslept college students a few years ago, I was teaching a three-step practice of self-compassion. The practice encourages a stance of self-kindness in ...
Students can be seen clutching their kale, acai bowls and Kombucha almost anywhere on campus. Healthy food trends continue to increase in popularity around D.C. and have become a national craze ...
The family had settled down for the night to watch some television and relax. The two teenage siblings quickly opened their Instagram and Snapchat apps and started getting caught up on ...
As our Stressed Out Teens series continues, Megyn Kelly is joined by two Montana teens and the creator of an app called #LetsTalk that helps the teens contend with anxiety and ...
Most American teenagers are plagued by too little sleep, which can hurt their health and their school performance, federal health officials said Thursday. Nearly 58 percent of middle school students in ...
In recent months, Silicon Valley executives have been speaking out about the purposely addictive designs of smartphones and social media, which make them hard to put down for anyone, but particularly ...
At the start of the new year, parents may encourage their teens to detox from social media, increase exercise, or begin a volunteer project. While kids may bristle at the thought ...
Exposure to trees and other greenery has been shown to stave off depression in adults, and a new study finds the same may be true for teenagers. Researchers looked at more ...