Secondhand smoke may pose a greater risk to teen girls than boys, according to a new study.
Over a quarter of teens, 27 percent, believed that it was safer to abuse prescription drugs than to do so with street drugs.
Pediatricians are warning young people about the dangers of a popular dare game called the "cinnamon challenge" in which a person attempts to swallow a spoonful of dry cinnamon in 60 seconds without any water.
Researchers concluded that teenagers who develop strong relationships in middle school have better social skills later on in life.
Multiple studies have found positive effects of family mealtime.
Short bursts of exercise could help improve self-control in adolescents and young adults, a new review of existing research suggests.
According to a new study, most babies who don't appear to be growing at the same rate as their peers tend to catch-up by the time they reach adolescence, and so there really is no reason to panic if you find your kid being shorter than other kids of the same age.
A new study has found that many teens who have sex after drinking a lot of alcohol tend to regret their actions later.
Teen birth rate in the U.S. recorded a historic low in 2011, with just 31.3 births per 1,000 teens - a drop of 8 percent from 2010 - for teens between the ages 15-19, a federal government report said.
According to a study conducted by the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, teens who send and receive "sex messages" are likely engaging in the same behaviors descried.
Teen tobacco addiction is no less serious than tobacco addiction at any other age. A new study finds that during early tobacco addiction, teens experience many of the same negative withdrawal symptoms associated with cessation. The points of differences however can be used to establish effective psychological treatment programs for teens that choose to quit.