A new version of the HPV vaccine Gardasil protects against nine types of the virus, and is already being used overseas.
Despite progress on LGBT rights, improved psychological well-being of sexual minority young people is yet to be seen.
Apps inviting anonymous comments play upon our desire to know our social standing, but are an open goal for bullies.
Facebook's new video platform, Watch, suggests the social platform may have given up on copying Snapchat.
Teenagers pick up cues about drinking from you and your family. Here's how you can help them develop a healthier relationship with alcohol.
Social media provides many emotional, health and social benefits for young people.
If children and teenagers are comfortable with social media, we should use it as a means to reach them and ensure they understand the do's and dont's.
Allowing young people to legally access marijuana will improve cannabis education and use-prevention, and hinder illegal activity.
Surveys can help researchers better understand the lives of teens, but skeptics argue that youth are often dishonest and that the results cannot be trusted.
When it comes to bullying, there is a common misconception that children neatly fall into a category of bully, victim, or not involved. This is not the case.
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is not the only game in town when it comes to treating depression in teenagers.
A wake-up call for early school mornings?
Vocational Education and Training helps low school achievers up skill and avoid disadvantage in the workplace.
The young adult novel "Eleanor & Park" is a frequent target for book challengers. But swears and sex aside, there's something deeply subversive – and important – about this controversial book.
Sleep deprivation in teenagers as a result of early morning school starts has been a topic of much debate. There's more to this issue than just laziness.
Researchers and policy makers alike are missing out on a vital resource – young people themselves.
Why we should lament the sharp drop in the number of teenagers taking the one-year qualifications.
What happens when games and social media infiltrate society to the point that we all become avatars and anonymous usernames?
We've had enough studies suggesting that games are good for us. We need to start asking why.
Teenagers are heavily influenced by what their friends eat, to the extent that they forget about their parents' cooking.