By Matthew Mientka | May 18, 2013 03:10 PM EDT
In a longitudinal study, researchers find that adolescents who start drinking during puberty are even more likely to develop drinking problems than those who started at younger ages.
By Staff Reporter | Mar 14, 2013 10:46 PM EDT
Teenage sexting has worse consequences for girls, concludes a survey of American teens.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 23, 2012 12:46 PM EDT
Children who have been bullied by peers in the past year are 2.5 times more likely to have suicidal thoughts than those who have not.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 16, 2012 03:46 PM EDT
Researchers from New York University have found a correlation between father's influence and children's risky sexual behavior.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 16, 2012 01:55 PM EDT
One particular educator, Lyndon B. Johnson from a middle school in New Mexico, has composed and sent home a letter, which outlines four reasons why the poplar Cheetos snack should be banned.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 17, 2012 11:34 AM EDT
New research reveals if your child is sexting then he or she may be participating in other real-life sexual acts.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 11, 2012 03:39 PM EDT
In a 10-week program, health and physical education teachers taught anger and stress management to 86 high school freshmen. Researchers observed that the program reduced blood pressure as well as helped students control their anger.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 27, 2012 03:17 PM EDT
Frequent marijuana use before the age of 18 may cause irreversible harm to a person's intelligence, attention and memory, scientists claim.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 24, 2012 12:50 PM EDT
Close contact or increased attention towards a young person during the "high-risk" period after an attempted suicide does not appear to prevent a tragic repeat, according to new findings.
By Nikki Tucker | Aug 23, 2012 04:43 PM EDT
Fifth grade children of black and Latino ethnicities are more likely to experience health disparities, study says.