teen health

Wellness
Here's how nicotine and marijuana-based e-cigarettes affect you physically and mentally.
Teen
When a family moves for a new job or a parent relocates for some other reason, the emotional toll can be severe.
Videos
At age 17, Alex Noel was involved in a drowsy driving car accident that left him partially paralyzed for several months. He and his mom open up about the accident and discuss the ways in which young people are prone to exhaustion and drowsy driving accidents.
Videos
Executive Director of Start School Later Terra Ziporyn Snider explains the benefits of pushing back school start times.
Teen
"Don't add new information," she says. "If you find yourself in a conversation, don't tell people something they don't already
Tech
"People don't make up their lost sleep."
Wellness
With so much research showing that teens need more sleep why aren't all school districts switching to later start times? Some say it costs too much, but does it really?
Wellness
While we can barely remember what we ate last week -- let alone a decade ago -- let's hope our brown-bagged school meals came with a side of bran, broccoli, beans, or berries.
Healthy Living
Doctors need to make it clear that HIV testing is a normal part of life.
Healthy Living
Their brains responded more strongly than adults' to seeing people light up.
Healthy Living
Beware of excessive screen scrolling.
Wellness
In this short interview, Victor Carrion, Ph.D., a childhood development and behavioral sciences expert, explains that it is not necessarily individual cases of stress that cause us harm, but rather the accumulation of various stressful experiences that are detrimental to our health and quality of life.
Wellness
I'm a realistic person. I don't expect the whole world to make the same choice I made, because I know that there are a lot of dedicated meat eaters out there. My only condition is this: Know your facts about veganism before you jump to conclusions.
New York
There are some problems in society that are irrefutable and also relatively easy to fix. We sometimes fool ourselves by saying
Parenting
The researchers plan to continue to scan the brains of these teens over time, and see if there are any changes in the results
Teen
9 questions your doctor might ask you — don’t get caught off guard at your next appointment “I think that in general, society