Parents who spy on their children’s online activity run the risk of doing more harm than good, an expert says.
Could we capitalize on disruption schedules during the pandemic to make evidence-based changes in school start times to improve teens’ sleep?
Living near green spaces, or growing up in a deprived neighbourhood, were both linked to higher fitness levels among teens.
Since caffeine is in so many different foods and drinks, it’s easy for kids – or grownups – to get more than they should without realizing it.
New research finds that the different ways boys and girls use digital technology might explain the discrepancy.
Resilience is the ability to bounce back from stressful life events. Teenagers with at least one close friend and strong family relationships are more resilient than teens without such relationships.
We found that 13- and 14-year-old teens from deprived areas already showed signs of developing heart disease – but also made some surprising discoveries about what factors can lead to a healthy heart.
Sex isn’t always straightforward – especially not when you first start ‘doing it’. If you experience pain ‘down there’ after sex, you may need to have a medical checkup.
Teens who have high hopes for the future were less likely to threaten or injure someone with a weapon, a recent study reports. Could helping youth build dreams for the future also curb violence?
How you use social media can provide warning signs of depression or anxiety.
New research shows that depression doesn’t spread between teenagers but having mentally healthy friends can protect you.
Young men are being forgotten when it comes to teenage pregnancy but helping them share responsibility could have a big impact.
There is lot on the minds of teens other than school, grades and friends. Research shows being asked “prying” questions could make a real difference to their mental health.