| Aug 3, 2010
A growing number of teen girls in America say they use the rhythm method for birth control, and more teens also think it's OK for an unmarried female to have a baby, according to a government survey.
The report may help explain why the teen pregnancy...
| Aug 6, 2010
Here's a question for all you high school students out there in cyberspace: If it were up to you, would you rather start your school day at 8 a.m. or 8:30 a.m.? (Sorry, noon is not an option.)
According to a new study, students were far more likely to...
| Jun 29, 2010
At 17, Camia Carruthers is expecting her first child. But she's not going it alone. She has the support of her parents, her boyfriend and Jeanne Kumlin, a nurse who makes weekly house calls.
For years, the Minnesota Visiting Nurse Agency has been sending...
| Jun 1, 2010
Cosmetic plastic surgery at any age offers benefits while carrying risks. Are the risks worth taking when you're still a teen?
Why Teens Get Cosmetic Plastic Surgery
According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), teens who request...
| Jun 1, 2010
Natalie started abusing prescription drugs at 14 with a Vicodin caplet her friend had pilfered from her mother's medicine cabinet.
It wasn't long before the Rockland County, N.Y., girl, now 16, was taking two pills during third period and another one...
| Apr 20, 2010
If you've got a grumpy teen at home, try playing some positive music. According to a new study, Michael Jackson's "Heal the World" could heal your kid's nasty attitude.
For years, studies have claimed to show the harmful effects of young people listening...
| May 6, 2010
As a parent, you want Amber Madison to explain sexting to you. Not the definition — you're clear as a bell on that. You want her to explain why. Why kids do it and what you can do to stop it and what, by the way, has the world come to?
| May 13, 2010
Parents worried about drug use in their teenage children need look no farther than the medicine cabinet.
A study from the American Journal of Preventative Medicine showed that teens are abusing prescription drugs at a higher rate than ever.
| Aug 26, 2010
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When my 13-year-old son decided he wanted to join Facebook, I told him fine — but I would have to be “friends” with him. Lots of parents are making this condition to joining Facebook, and teens hate it! The Los Angeles Times writes...
| Aug 26, 2010
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Threatening lists of names posted on Facebook in a southern department of Colombia are causing panic after three young people whose names appeared on the lists have been confirmed killed, reports in Colombia said (link in Spanish)....
| Jun 30, 2010
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Researchers at Brigham Young University asked 4,983 kids between age 12 and 19 about their drinking habits and their relationship with their parents. The study was specifically focused on binge drinking – which was defined as having five or more...