For decades, those working in social care focused on the risks children face in their family home. But what about when they leave the front door?
Four ways to teach children about consent.
Long-term or historical use of oral contraceptives may lead to an increased risk of depression in later years; understanding the risk will better inform the decision whether or not to take the pill.
The timing of puberty can influence a child's bone strength throughout adolescence and into early adulthood.
Obesity crisis: pizza, pastries, chips, donuts, cookies, hot dogs, and burgers – just your average school lunch.
Teens who see alcohol on TV are more likely to drink. A marketing professor explains how to counter this phenomenon.
There isn't much space in Zambia's rural areas for open, judgement-free communication with friends and parents about sexual matters.
New research looked closely at the lives of thousands of 14 year olds to discover that fewer are having oral sex and intercourse than previous generations.
If you thought this was about boring box-ticking chats before you leave school for the last time, think again.
While we can't tell you what to do with your body, we can give you some information to help make an informed decision about shaving your pubic hair.
Nearly half of teens say the effect of social media is neither positive nor negative on them; it is just life as they know it. So let's support them through the highs and lows.
Want teenagers to be more active? Just talk to them first
A doctor explains how he introduces mindfulness to self-harming youth in the emergency room.
Although a US study found a spike in teen suicides after 13 Reasons Why first aired on Netflix, rates of suicide are generally on the rise. The last thing we should do is shy away from the show.
Despite what the statistics suggest, many teenage parents say having a baby has transformed their lives.
In his new book, Teen Brain, David Gillespie suggests anxiety and other problems are on the rise among teenagers due to smartphones and tablets. This could be true, but his claims are overblown.
Study uncovers what inner-city teenagers really thing about Hamlet et al.
Some of the best players in the world come from this small Caribbean nation, where an entire system of training young talent has blossomed. But few actually make it to the big leagues.
Children now spend more time at home and alone with their parents – new research.
A linguist explains the physical technicalities and sociological meanings of creaky voice' – a sound found in diverse gender and age groups, yet often associated particularly with younger women.