By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 11, 2013 05:10 PM EDT
Popular teen fashion Abercrombie & Fitch refuses to sell clothes to plus-sized women and teens, saying they don't fit into the company's 'good looking' target demographic.
By Ansa Varughese | May 10, 2013 03:05 PM EDT
US district judge Edward Korman denies FDA's appeal to delay over-the-counter access to 'morning-after' pill to girls of any age.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 08, 2013 11:19 AM EDT
Singer Demi Lovato was honored in Washington on Tuesday for her efforts as a mental health advocate.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 08, 2013 10:12 AM EDT
A new report shows that teens and young adults with mental health challenges can improve their daily life skills when provided with community-based treatment programs.
By Ansa Varughese | May 07, 2013 11:59 AM EDT
Adolescent females who regularly exercise could cut their odds of gun possession and gang involvement.
By Amber Moore | Jan 17, 2013 11:05 AM EST
White young adults are more likely to report driving under influence than Blacks, Asians or Hispanics.
By Amber Moore | Jan 15, 2013 05:16 PM EST
30 percent of teenage girls report that they've met strangers they befriended on the internet.
By Amber Moore | Jan 15, 2013 11:05 AM EST
Poverty rather than marijuana use may be behind the decreased cognitive abilities of some heavy marijuana users.
By Genevra Pittman | Jan 10, 2013 08:08 AM EST
About one in 25 U.S. teens has attempted suicide, and one in eight has thought about it.
By Amber Moore | Dec 28, 2012 05:37 PM EST
Overweight children and teens are at high risk of being bullied, not just by their peers, but also by teachers and parents.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 26, 2012 09:34 AM EST
While using marijuana has been linked to the development of psychotic symptoms in teens, new findings revealed that the reverse could also be true.
By Amber Moore | Dec 14, 2012 11:02 AM EST
Teens are at a higher risk of committing suicide within two years of their parents committing suicide or being treated for mental disorder.
By Amber Moore | Dec 11, 2012 11:51 AM EST
Teens who overeat or binge eat are at higher risk of trying out drugs like marijuana and other drugs.
By Amber Moore | Dec 04, 2012 04:01 PM EST
A new study has shown how variation in the gene RASGRF-2 makes teenagers more prone to binge drinking.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 03, 2012 12:06 PM EST
Teens are significantly less likely to try to buy cigarettes if they are hidden from view, a new study suggests.