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1 Dose of HPV Vaccine May Offer Protection: Study

1 in 5 Teens May Be Bullied on Social Media

1 in 6 Female College Freshmen Raped While Incapacitated: Study

Abuse of Prescription Painkillers, Stimulants Ups Sexual Risks for Teens

Active As Teen, Free of Diabetes In Later Life?

Add Germ Fighters to College Packing List

ADHD Medications Linked to Sleep Problems in Kids

ADHD Meds May Raise Risk for Psychotic Side Effects in Some Kids: Study

Adult Obesity Still Growing in U.S., Youth Rates Hold Steady: CDC

After Concussion Symptoms Fade, Slowed Blood Flow in Brain May Persist

Alcohol Ads Should Be a No-See on TV for Kids

Alcohol, Pot Combo Impairs Driving More Than Either Alone

American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins

Antidepressant Paxil Isn't Safe for Teens, New Analysis Says

Anti-Rape Program Halved Number of Campus Assaults: Study

Anti-Tobacco Policies Cut Youth Smoking Rates: Study

Apples Are American Kids' Favorite Fruit

Are Too Many Young Americans Getting Antipsychotics for ADHD?

Average Age of First-Time Moms in U.S. Still Rising: CDC

Back-to-School Tips for Healthy Teeth

'Bath Salts' Not Widespread in U.S. High Schools, Survey Finds

Bedtime Texting May Be Hazardous to Teens' Health

Best Friends May Help Poor Kids Succeed

Bonding With Others May Be Crucial for Long-Term Health

Booze-Branded Merchandise May Spur Teen Drinking

Boys Victims of Dating Violence, Too

Brain Cancers Both Common and Deadly Among Teens, Young Adults: Report

Brain Differences Seen in Teenage Heavy Drinkers

Brains of Compulsive Video Gamers May Be 'Wired' Differently

Brains of Teens With Bipolar Disorder Develop Differently: Study

Breast Concerns May Sideline Many Teen Girls From Sports

Bullied Teens at Risk for Later Depression, Study Finds

Bullied Teens Face Roadblocks to Mental Health Services

Bullies May Face Higher Odds of Eating Disorders: Study

Can Eye Screening for Diabetic Kids Be Delayed a Bit?

Candy-Flavored E-Cigarette Ads Appeal to Young: Study

CDC: Too Few Schools Teach Prevention of HIV, STDs, Pregnancy

Chemical-Free Cosmetics May Be Safer for Teen Girls, Study Suggests

Childhood Cancer Devastates Family Finances, Too

Children in Foster Homes Need Better Health Care

Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim

College Football Players Score More Injuries at Exam Time

College Kids Don't Understand the HPV Threat

College-Age Binge Drinkers May Face Higher Blood Pressure

Concussion May Hurt School Performance for a While

Condom Use Falls When Teen Girls Opt for IUDs vs. The Pill

Constant Social Media Presence May Jeopardize Teens' Mental Health

Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis?

Could Energy Drink 'Shots' Raise Teens' Diabetes Risk?

Could Growing Up Poor Raise Obesity Risks Later?

Could Too Much Cellphone Time Signal Anxiety, Depression?

Cyberbullying Less Stressful Than In-Person Bullying, Study Claims

Cyberbullying, Violence Linked to PTSD in Teens

Daredevil at 20, Scam Victim at 70? What Being a Risk-Taker May Mean to You

Depression More Common in Kids Who Join Gangs, Study Finds

Despite Benefits, Few U.S. States Mandate Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Did Studies Lack Key Data on Link Between Antidepressants, Youth Suicides?

Do Sporty Teen Girls Live Longer, Healthier Lives?

Doctor Offers Back-to-School Health Tips

Doctors Should Screen Teens for Major Depression, U.S. Task Force Says

Doctors Worry About Return of Vaccine-Preventable Ills in Kids

Driving Curfews May Curb Teen Crime: Study

Drug Overdose Rates Soaring Among U.S. Youth

Early Emotional Support May Help Kids Manage Feelings Later

E-Cigarette Ads Boost Use Among Young Adults, Study Finds

E-Cigarette Ads May Help Lure Teens to the Habit: Study

E-Cigarettes 'In' at Some Schools

E-Cigs May Spur Teens to Try Smoking: Study

Excess Weight Has 'Unexpected' Effect on Puberty Onset in Boys

Expert Tips for Preventing Kids' Sports Injuries

Face-to-Face Still Trumps Texts for Social Closeness, Studies Find

FDA Proposes Tanning Bed Ban for Minors

Female Pelvis Widens, Then Shrinks Over a Lifetime, Study Finds

Fewer Teens Smoking Cigarettes, But Twice as Many Using Pot: CDC

Fewer Teens, Young Adults Driving After Drinking, Smoking Pot: Report

Fewer U.S. Teens Abusing Alcohol, Prescription Meds: Survey

Fitness in Youth May Be Key to Diabetes Risk Decades Later

For Gay Children, Bullying Begins Early, Happens Often: Study

For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight Gain

Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to Depression

Girls Lose Friends for Having Sex But Boys Don't, Study Shows

Girls Who Eat More Fiber May Face Lower Breast Cancer Risk Later: Study

Gonorrhea Becoming More Resistant to One Antibiotic: CDC

Good Moods Infectious Among Teens

'Goth' Teens Report More Depression, Self-Harm

Grades May Sink for Girls Who Are Compulsive Texters

Half of U.S. Teens Exposed to Secondhand Smoke, CDC Says

Headaches Are Common in Kids, Teens

Health Food Stores Urge Supplements to Underage Teens: Study

Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens

Heavy Pot Use in Teen Years Linked to Shortened Life

Heed the Warning Signs of Teen Suicide, Experts Say

Heroin Use on the Rise Among Women, Wealthier People, CDC Finds

Hiding Tobacco Displays in Stores Might Lower Kids' Smoking Rates

High School Band Classes May Boost Teen Brains

High School Football Players May Be at Doubled Risk of Migraine

High School Seniors Now More Likely to Smoke Pot Than Cigarettes: Survey

High-Impact Exercise Strengthens Men's Bones, Researchers Say

HIV Testing Rates Still Low Among Teens, Young Adults: CDC

Homeless Youth More Likely to Visit Drop-In Center Than Shelter

Homemade 'Dewshine' Can Be Deadly

How to Tell If Your Teen Has a Mental Health Problem

HPV Vaccination for Girls May Help Prevent Cancers in Males

Illegal Hits Play Big Role in Youth Ice Hockey Concussions: Study

Influential Students Effective at Bully Prevention, Study Finds

Injuries More Common in Teens Who Focus on Single Sport

Insulin Pumps Give Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Better Blood Sugar Control

Is Brain Wiring to Blame for Some Teens' Bad Behavior?

Jello Shots While Underage, Bigger Booze Problems Later?

Just One Energy Drink Sends Young Adults' Stress Hormone Levels Soaring

Kids Drawn to 'Gateway' Flavored Tobacco Products, FDA Finds

Kids Find Help for Anorexia More Often Than 'Pro-Ana' Posts on YouTube

Kids' Risky Behaviors a Concern in Some Military Families

Kids Who Take ADHD Meds More Likely to Be Bullied, Study Finds

Lasting Damage Seen in LGBT Teens Who Suffer Harassment

Legalizing Medical Marijuana May Not Raise Pot Use by Teens: Study

LGBT Immigrants Often Faced Persecution in Homeland: Study

Light From Smartphones, Tablets May Lower Sleep Hormone in Kids

Limiting Tackling Limits Concussions: Study

Lower Drinking Age May Bring More High School Dropouts

Lymphoma Survivors May Not Get All Recommended Follow-Up Care

Many Americans 30 and Older Find Happiness Elusive

Many Depressed Teens Don't Get Follow-Up Care

Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task

Many Obese Teens Don't Think They're Fat, Study Shows

Many Overweight or Obese Teens Don't See the Problem

Many Teens Knowingly Ride With Drunk Drivers, Survey Finds

Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot

Many U.S. Adults Think Kids' Health Is Worse Today

Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options

Marijuana Study Counters 'Gateway' Theory

Mass Killings, School Shootings in U.S. May Be 'Contagious'

Measles May Weaken Immune System for Up to 3 Years, Study Contends

Medical Marijuana Ads May Prompt Pot Use Among Teens

Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study Suggests

Melanoma Rates Way Up Among Young People in U.S.

Mental Illness Afflicts Many Juveniles in Jail

Millennials Turning Their Backs on Religion

Millions of Teens Exposed to E-Cigarette Ads: CDC

Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain

Money Doesn't Buy 'Tweeners' Self-Esteem

More American Children Diagnosed With ADHD

More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC

More College Students Misusing ADHD Med as Study Aid

More Evidence That Poor Sleep Could Lower Teens' Grades

More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds

More Teen Athletes Undergoing Tommy John Elbow Surgery: Study

Most Americans Back Ban on Powdered Alcohol, Poll Finds

Most College Students Stressed About Money, Study Finds

Most Teens' Physical Activity Occurs at School

Most Teens Seek Health Info Online: Survey

Most Teens Who Abuse ADHD Meds Get Them From Others

Most U.S. Schools Start Too Early for Kids to Get Enough Sleep: Study

'Mud Bogging' Motor Sport Tied to Carbon Monoxide Poisonings, Deaths

Narcotic Painkiller Use in Adolescence May Raise Risk of Adult Addiction

Neglecting Teen Health May Lead to Bigger Problems as Adults

New Blood Test May Help Predict Heart Disease Risks in Obese Black Teens

New Guidelines Issued on Breast, Genital Plastic Surgery for Teen Girls

New School Lunch Program Lets Kids Select More Nutritious Meals

No Drop in Teen Use of Tobacco Products, CDC Says, and E-Cigs May Be Why

'Novice Driver' Car Decals Don't Cut Crash Rates: Study

Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control

Obesity Can Send Kids' Blood Pressure Soaring: Study

Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle Age

One in Five U.S. Kids Over Age 5 Has Unhealthy Cholesterol: CDC

Only 1 in 5 Gay Teen Boys Get HIV Test

Others' Drug, Alcohol Use May Trigger Bad Behavior in Teens

Out-of-Shape Teens May Face High Blood Pressure Later

Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females

Painkillers Often Gateway to Heroin for U.S. Teens: Survey

Parent's Depression May Harm Child's Grades, Study Finds

Parents Differ on Definition of Cyberbullying, Survey Shows

Parents Keep Too Tight a Leash on Teens' Health Care: Survey

Parents of Kids With Diabetes Need to Plan for School Days

Parents Should Be Involved in Teen's Bulimia Treatment: Study

Peer Pressure May Have a Silver Lining

Pesticides Linked to ADHD, Study Says

Pets Help Homeless Youth, Study Finds

Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects Later, Study Suggests

Pot 'Dabbing' Poses Risk of Serious Burns, Study Warns

Pot Habit Early in Life May Alter Brain, Study Suggests

Preteen Whooping Cough Vaccine Loses Strength Over Time, CDC Finds

Pricier Football Helmets Don't Offer Extra Protection: Report

Protective Eyewear in Girls' Field Hockey Means Fewer Injuries

Raise Smoking Age to 21, U.S. Pediatricians Urge

Rates of Severe Obesity Among U.S. Kids Still Rising: Study

Regular Pot Use as Teen Not Tied to Long-Term Health Problems: Study

Relax, Parents, Your Teen's Moodiness Should Subside, Study Finds

Rich-Poor Life Expectancy Gap Shrinking for U.S. Youth

Rise in Kidney Stones in Teens a Cause for Concern: Study

Rule Changes Might Lead to More Lung Transplants for Kids

School Breakfast Programs Vital, Even if Some Kids Also Eat at Home

School Coaches Often Ill-Equipped to Spot, Manage Concussions

Screen All Kids for Cholesterol, Depression and HIV, Pediatricians' Group Says

Screen Teens With Depression for Heart Disease, Experts Say

Self-Driving Cars Will Still Need Limits for Teens, Survey Finds

Settling the Back-to-School Jitters

Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes

Sexting, Internet Safety for Kids Big Concerns in Survey

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study

Short Lunch Periods Leave Kids Eating Less, Study Finds

Simple Changes in Bad Neighborhoods Might Lower Teen Murder Rates

Skateboarding Mishaps Send 176 U.S. Kids to ERs Every Day

Sleep Apnea May Hurt Kids' Grades

Sleep Loss May Be Tied to Raised Diabetes Risk in Teen Boys

Sleepy Teens Are Risk-Taking Teens

Smoke Weed in College and Your Grades May Go to Pot

Smoking Rates Stall Among Young Blacks

Some College Kids Spend a Fifth of Class Time on Digital Devices

Sports Medicine Docs Offer Safety Tips for Young Athletes

Standardized Test Scores Decline With Each Passing Hour of School

Standby Drug for Adult Bipolar Disorder May Be Safe, Effective in Children

'Standing Desks' in Classrooms May Kickstart Kids' Activity

State Anti-Bullying Laws May Lead to Fewer Bullied Kids

Stressed Teens May Face Higher Diabetes Risk as Adults: Study

Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products

Study Ties Parents' Criticism to Persistent ADHD in Kids

Study: You Can Predict Which Male Teens Will Live With Their Future Kids

Summer Is High Time for College Kids Trying Illegal Substances

Surgery May Help Teens With Frequent Migraines, Study Contends

Synthetic Pot a Growing Danger, CDC Report Finds

Talk Therapy May Help Depressed Teens Who Shun Antidepressants

Teen Birth Rate at Record Low in U.S.

Teen Dating Violence Is Target of New CDC Program

Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds

Teen Drivers a Danger to Others on the Road, Report Warns

Teen Moms May Ignore Advice for Helping Babies Sleep Safely

Teen Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Way Up: Survey

Teen Weapon Use Varies by Race and Gender: Study

Teenage Girls Now Try Alcohol Before Boys Do: Study

Teens Copy Parents' Smoking: Study

Teens Do Listen to Parents' Advice About Sex: Study

Teens' IQ Drop Can't Be Blamed Solely on Pot: Study

Teens More Cautious About Sex When Parents Set Rules, Study Finds

Teens Swayed by Alcohol Ads

Teens Unfamiliar With Harms of Pot, E-Cigs, Study Finds

Teens Using E-Cigarettes to 'Vape' Pot, Survey Finds

Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study

Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: Study

Teens Who 'Vape' May Be More Likely to Try Smoking, Too

Texting After Dark May Harm Teens' Sleep, Grades

The Long and (Financial) Short of Fixing Leg Length Differences

The Younger the Mother, the Worse Her Health at Midlife: Study

Tighter Gun-Control Laws May Lower Chances That Teens Carry Firearms

Too Few Boys Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Study Finds

Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC

Too Much Facebook, Twitter Tied to Poor Mental Health in Teens

Too Much Social Media Could Mess Up Your Sleep, Study Finds

Tougher Night Driving Rules for Teens May Lower Crash Rates

Transgender Youth Don't Have Hormone Abnormalities

Troubled Kids' Psychiatric Care Often Delayed by Insurance Rules

Trying E-Cigarettes May Lead to Smoking, Study Suggests

'Tweeners' Who Think Pot Is Cool More Likely to Drink and Drive Later: Study

U.S. Birth Rate Records First Rise in 7 Years

U.S. Births Up, Teen and Preterm Deliveries Down: CDC

U.S. Health Officials Examine Pot-Linked Death in Colorado

U.S. Hospitals Seeing More Kids With Self-Inflicted Injuries

U.S. Kids Not Drinking Enough Water Each Day

U.S. Report Urges End to 'Conversion' Therapy for LGBT Youth

U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC

Underage Drinking Down in Past Decade

Vaccine Has Cut HPV Infection Rate in Teen Girls by Two-Thirds: Study

Video Games Linked to Aggression, Psychologists' Group Says

Vitamin D Supplements Little Help for Obese Teens, Study Finds

Waning Whooping Cough Immunity Blamed in Outbreaks

Weight Gain a Challenge for Children With Autism: Study

Weight Loss Surgery May Boost Teens' Mental Health

Weight-Loss Surgery May Bring Long-Term Benefits to Very Obese Teens

When Clock Springs Forward, Teen Brain May Fall Behind

Why Concussion Recovery Takes Longer for Some Kids

Young Athletes Pressured by Parents May Resort to 'Doping'

Young Athletes With ACL Injuries Often Need Repeat Surgery: Study

Young Cancer Survivors Often Develop New Malignancies

Young People More Likely to Text While Driving If Friends Do: Study

Young Transgender Women May Face Mental Health Woes

Younger Native Americans Face High Suicide Rate: Report