Teen Health

6 Challenging Yet Normal Tween Behaviors

Tweens are children between the ages of 7- to 12-years of age. They’re no longer small children and not yet ...

10 Tips To Effectively Parent Difficult Teens

Teenagers can be extremely challenging to parent. They are neither child nor adult but somewhere in between. ...

Violent Video Games Increase Aggression, Study Finds

The controversy surrounding violent video games is hardly new. ...

Morning Classes Must Start Later, Experts Insist

A new report insists that Americans schools are starting classes too early, leaving students overly tired and unprepared to learn. ...

Giving Kids Sips of Alcohol Could Encourage Teenage Drinking

You would think that giving a child a sip or two of wine, beer, or a mixed drink would be ...

Teens Who Don’t Get Enough Sleep More Likely to Abuse Alcohol

A new study shows that teenagers who fail to get enough sleep are more likely than their peers to deal ...

Beware Bad Tattoo Ink, FDA Warns

A new report may make you think twice about getting a tattoo. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

Teens Who Suffer Traumatic Brain Injuries More Likely to Attempt Suicide: Report

A new report finds that teenagers who sustain a serious head injury — like a concussion — are more likely ...

Teens Who Consume Too Much Salt May Age Faster, Report Suggests

A new study from the American Heart Association has found that teenagers who consume too much salted food could be ...

Teens Who Consume Energy Drinks More Likely to Consume Alcohol, Drugs

A new study shows that teens who drink high-caffeine energy drinks are more likely to use alcohol, drugs, and cigarettes. ...

Pink Shirt Day Raises Awareness About Costs of Bullying

It’s Pink Shirt Day in North America. The event is designed to raise awareness about the psychological impact of bullying ...

Teens with Mental Health Problems More Likely to Get Pregnant, Study Finds

A new study shows that girls with mental health issues are far more likely to get pregnant than those who ...

Gay Teens Six Times More Likely to Take Steroids, Study Finds

A new study has found that gay and bisexual teenagers are far more likely to use steroids than heterosexual teenagers. ...

10 of the Worst College Health Habits

With the school year finally upon us, college students are at risk for much more than the odd poor grade ...

Are TV Ads Encouraging Kids to Drink?

Did you ever suspect that what your children watch on television, at home, at night, may actually be driving them ...