Smarter kids are more likely to smoke cannabis than their less gifted peers. The rate of cannabis use was 25 percent more than the average rate among high school students.
Self-harming teens are more likely to develop mental health and addiction problems in adulthood, according to a new study.
A new study is offering some potentially reassuring news to parents of preemies who are worried about their child's intellectual development. According to the study, by adolescence, many of these babies appear to catch up to classmates who weren't born early.
Want to improve your daughter's grades? Start watching her weight. Teen girls who are obese are more likely to get lower grades, according to a new study.
Parent's friendships with other adults can also influence their adolescent children's relationships with their own friends, according to a new study.
Overweight teens are twice as likely to develop esophageal cancer compared to their normal weight counterparts, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that children who matured faster were more likely to experiment with drugs.
Friendships across ethnic groups in urban middle schools help protect adolescents from feeling vulnerable and lonely, according to a new study.
Parents who scream and shout at their teenage kids as punishment are increasing their children's risk of depression and problem behavior.
Young homosexuals are more likely to smoke or drink alcohol, according to a new study.
Young-onset dementia may be predicted in adolescence, a new study suggests.
School fights can dumb teens down, a new study suggests.
Teenage kidney transplant recipients may face higher risk of transplant failure, according to a new study.
Walking to school may give teenage girls a cognitive boost, a new study suggests.
Teens who regularly use marijuana may be at risk for developing serious psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, a new study suggests.