Parenting - Adolescent (12 years to 17 years)

Parenting - Adolescent
Many Youngsters Get Alcohol From Family Members
Many Kids Get Alcohol From Family Members Study Shows Nearly 45% of 12- to 14-Year-Olds Get Alcohol From Their Family or at Home WebMD Medical News By Bill Hendrick Reviewed...
Shooting Is No. 2 Cause of Kids’ Injury Death
Shooting Is No. 2 Cause of Kids’ Injury Death CDC Study Shows Firearm Homicide Rate Is Higher in Large Metropolitan Areas WebMD Medical News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura...
Teens Exposed to Less Secondhand Smoke in Cars
Teens Exposed to Less Secondhand Smoke in Cars Still, More Than 20% of Nonsmoking Students Exposed to Tobacco Smoke in Vehicles, Survey Shows WebMD Medical News By Cari Nierenberg Reviewed...
Teens Safer Behind Wheel, but Too Many Texting
Teens Safer Behind Wheel, but Too Many Texting Texts and Emails Can Cause Deadly Distractions WebMD Medical News By Matt McMillen Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from WebMD...
CDC: Whooping Cough Heading to a 5-Decade High
CDC: Whooping Cough Heading to a 50-Year High Babies Most Vulnerable; Pregnant Women Need Booster WebMD Medical News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD More...
Doctors Report Historic Transplant in Child
Doctors Report Historic Transplant in Child In a Tissue-Engineering First, Doctors Think the Boy's New Windpipe Could Grow WebMD Medical News By Brenda Goodman, MA Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD...
Teens Over 1/3 of New Prescription Drug Abusers
Teens Over 1/3 of New Prescription Drug Abusers WebMD Medical News By Rita Rubin Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD Teen Dating Violence Linked to Substance Abuse, Depression...
Young Athletes Not Worried About Concussions
Young Athletes Not Worried About Concussions WebMD Medical News By Jennifer Warner Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava, MD More from WebMD Teen Dating Violence Linked to Substance Abuse, Depression Teenage...
Marijuana Use Spikes Among U.S. Teens
Marijuana Use Spikes Among U.S. Teens Rise Biggest Among Eighth Graders WebMD Medical News By Todd Zwillich Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD Many Kids' Cereals Loaded With...
Teen Hearing Loss: Girls Catch Up With Boys
Teen Hearing Loss: Girls Catch Up With Boys Study Shows Girls Now Have as Much Noise-Induced Hearing Loss as Boys WebMD Medical News By Daniel J. DeNoon Reviewed by Laura...
Youths With STDs May Not Admit They Had Sex
Youths With STDs May Not Admit They Had Sex Study: Young People Not Always Truthful About Sexual Activity, So Routine STD Screenings Are Needed WebMD Medical News By Bill Hendrick...
Worrisome Trend: Self-Injury Videos on Internet
Worrisome Trend: Self-Injury Videos on Internet Researchers Say Videos May Provoke or Reinforce Harmful Behavior by Young People WebMD Medical News By Kelli Miller Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD...
Teen ER Visits Due to Ecstasy Are on the Rise
Teen ER Visits Due to Ecstasy Are on the Rise Study Shows More Than 17,000 ER Visits by Teens and Young Adults Because of Drug Ecstasy WebMD Medical News By...
Social Networking May Affect Kids’ Health
Social Networking May Affect Kids’ Health Report Urges Parents to Communicate and Participate When Kids Socialize Online WebMD Medical News By Brenda Goodman, MA Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More...
Should Adults Allow Supervised Teen Drinking?
Should Adults Allow Supervised Teen Drinking? Study Shows Teens Who Drink Under Watchful Eye of Adults Aren’t Immune From Later Alcohol Problems WebMD Medical News By Cari Nierenberg Reviewed by...
Facebook: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Facebook: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Social Networking's Impact on Kids' Psychological Health WebMD Medical News By Charlene Laino Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from WebMD...
Social Networking Tied to Teen Drug, Alcohol Use
Social Networking Tied to Teen Drug, Alcohol Use Survey Shows Parents Underestimate How Social Networks Affect Teens' Risk of Using Drugs or Alcohol WebMD Medical News By Denise Mann Reviewed...
Parents' View of Teen Drug Use: Your Kid, Not Mine
Parents' View of Teen Drug Use: Your Kid, Not Mine Survey Shows Parents Underestimate Their Own Teens' Use of Alcohol and Marijuana WebMD Medical News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by...
Survey: 1 in 4 Teens Bullied at School
Survey: 1 in 4 Teens Bullied at School Students Who Are Subjected to School Bullying and Cyberbullying Report More Depression and Suicide Attempts WebMD Medical News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed...
Teens Smoking Fewer Cigarettes, More Marijuana
Teens Smoking Fewer Cigarettes, More Marijuana New Survey Also Shows a Troubling Rise in Use of Synthetic Drugs K2 and Spice WebMD Medical News By Rita Rubin Reviewed by Laura...
Is Your Child Playing the 'Choking Game'?
Is Your Child Playing the 'Choking Game'? Survey Finds 6% of Oregon 8th-Graders Have Tried the Potentially Deadly Activity WebMD Medical News By Rita Rubin Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD...
Teens' Peer Problems May Affect Health Later
Teens' Peer Problems May Affect Health Later Peer Problems in Teen Years Linked to Higher Risk of Metabolic Syndrome at 43, Researchers Find WebMD Medical News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed...
Teen 'Sexting' More Common Than Thought
Teen 'Sexting' More Common Than Thought More Than 1 in 4 Teens Have Sent Nude Pictures, Study Finds WebMD Medical News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD...
Teen Smokers Show Early Signs of Heart Disease
Teen Smokers Show Early Signs of Heart Disease Arteries Show Signs of Damage Even After Short Duration of Smoking WebMD Medical News By Charlene Laino Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava,...
Test Evaluates Teen Athletes With Concussions
Test Evaluates Teen Athletes With Concussions Neuropsychological Testing Keeps Athletes With Concussions on Sidelines Longer WebMD Medical News By Bill Hendrick Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD Concussions:...
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