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Researchers have found a way to predict which teenage female athletes will stop menstruating, an important risk factor for bone thinning.
A recent study on teen alcohol drinking has uncovered information that you may find surprising. While some kids try to hide their underage drinking habits from their parents, others simply obtain the alcohol from their parents and other adults.
Large disparities in young people's health and health-related behaviours across Europe and North America and strong but complex relationships between adolescent health and the socioeconomic status of families.
Creating a positive school climate in which students believe the school staff genuinely wants to hear from them about threats or possible attacks is critical to preventing future Columbine-like school violence.
Young people are more likely to use sexual health services if they can access them at schools.
While the summer months mean time off from school for teenagers, it also means more time spent at home. While on the surface most of us cherish the idea of more family time, teenagers can see it as torture, more rules, more chores, more criticism. From their perspective, they may as well be in school.
Almost half (48%) of high school teens say they have had sex--an increase of 2% between 2005 and 2007.
Observational study explores Seroprotection against serogroup C meningococcal disease in 11-33 years olds in the United Kingdom and find that one in five adolescents aged 11-13 years appear to have inadequate protection against meningitis C and a booster dose of vaccine may therefore be needed to sustain protection amongst teenagers.
There's growing concern among school officials and health care workers that teen use of energy drinks such as Red Bull and Spike Shooter are early warning signs of the willingness to take risks.
A new survey found that parents' personal past experiences with alcohol and drugs at prom and graduation parties may influence the rules and limits they set for their teens during this time of the year.
The female teens who viewed themselves as attractive had a 35 per cent increased chance of being indirectly victimized.
Cyberbullying, using the Internet, cell phones, or another type of communication technology to hurt or embarrass others, is an increasingly common problem among today's youth. In a recent study conducted by the National Crime Prevention Council and Harris Interactive Inc., more than 43% of teens ages 13-17 have experienced cyberbullying within the past year.
Teenage girls of all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds still experience sexism and sexual harassment - but cultural factors may control whether they perceive sexism as an environmental problem or as evidence of their own shortcomings.
State health and workforce development officials are encouraging parents and teens across Wisconsin to talk about making responsible and healthy decisions to build on progress already made in reducing teen pregnancies.