Teen Health

Teen Health
Teenage Birth Rates Are Down
Teenage Birth Rates Are Down Study Shows a Drop in Birth Rates for Teenage Girls Aged 15 to 17 WebMD Medical News By Bill Hendrick Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD...
Binge Drinking May Affect Memory of Teens
Binge Drinking May Affect Memory of Teens Study Suggests Heavy Drinking by Teens Impairs Spatial Working Memory WebMD Medical News By Jennifer Warner Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More...
Overweight Teens Often Miss Obesity Screening
Overweight Teens Often Miss Obesity Screening Despite Guidelines to Prevent Childhood Obesity, Overweight Teenagers Miss Screening WebMD Medical News By Jennifer Warner Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from...
Vaccines for Teens: Still Room for Improvement
Vaccines for Teens: Still Room for Improvement Rates of HPV Shots Among Teens Lag Behind Other Recommended Vaccines WebMD Medical News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD...
Doctors' Groups Say Teens Shouldn't Box
Doctors' Groups Say Teens Shouldn't Box New Policy Statement Warns That Youngsters Face Special Risks of Brain Injury WebMD Medical News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD...
Lack of Sleep for Teens Linked to Risky Behavior
Lack of Sleep for Teens Linked to Risky Behavior Study Shows Sleep-Deprived Teens More Likely to Drink, Smoke, or Get Into Fights WebMD Medical News By Jennifer Warner Reviewed by...
Does Facebook Hold Clues to Problem Drinking?
Does Facebook Hold Clues to Problem Drinking? Study Suggests Link Between Online Comments on Drinking and Alcohol Problems for College Students WebMD Medical News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Laura...
CDC: More Teenage Boys Are Using Condoms
CDC: More Teenage Boys Using Condoms Survey Also Shows Gradual Decline in Teen Birth Rate WebMD Medical News By Jennifer Warner Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from WebMD...
IQ Scores of Teens May Change Over Time
IQ Scores of Teens May Change Over Time Study Shows IQ Scores Can Fluctuate Over the Course of Several Years WebMD Medical News By Matt McMillen Reviewed by Laura J....
'Freshman 15' May Be Just a Myth
'Freshman 15' May Be Just a Myth Study Debunks Notion That Many College Students Gain 15 Pounds in Their First Year at College WebMD Medical News By Denise Mann Reviewed...
Chewing Gum Before a Test May Boost Performance
Chewing Gum Before a Test May Boost Performance But Study Shows Chewing Gum During a Test May Give You Worse Results WebMD Medical News By Jennifer Warner Reviewed by Laura...
Teens Who Can Express Themselves More Likely to Avoid Drugs
Teens Who Can Express Themselves More Likely to Avoid Drugs Study Finds That Teens Who Express Themselves to Mom Are More Likely to Resist Peer Pressure WebMD Medical News By...
CDC: Many Teen Moms Didn’t Think They Could Get Pregnant
CDC: Many Teen Moms Didn’t Think They Could Get Pregnant Survey Focuses on Teens Who Had Unplanned Babies, Often Didn’t Use Birth Control WebMD Medical News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed...
Can Too Much Texting Make Teens Shallow?
Can Too Much Texting Make Teens Shallow? Study: Young People Who Text Frequently Focus on Wealth, Image; Less on Moral, Spiritual Goals WebMD Medical News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by...
Spice, K2 Sending Teens to the Emergency Room
Spice, K2 Sending Teens to the Emergency Room New Report Highlights the Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana WebMD Medical News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from...
Sex Ed Becoming Less Prevalent in Grades 6-12
Sex Ed Becoming Less Prevalent in Grades 6-12 Education on HIV, STD, and Pregnancy Prevention Varies by State WebMD Medical News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD...
CDC: Child, Teen Injury Deaths Dropping
CDC: Child, Teen Injury Deaths Dropping But Painkiller Deaths Rising Dramatically in Older Teens WebMD Medical News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from WebMD Salt...
Blood Test for Teen Depression Under Study
Blood Test for Teen Depression Under Study Scientists Say Blood Test Can Tell Difference Between Depression, Anxiety in Teens WebMD Medical News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Laura J. Martin,...
Kids Exposed to Bullying & Violence May Age Faster
Kids Exposed to Bullying, Violence May Age Faster Study Looks at Effects of Bullying, Violence on DNA WebMD Medical News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More...
No Safe Way to Text and Drive for Teens
No Safe Way to Text and Drive for Teens Texting or Even Thinking About Texting While Driving Linked to Car Crashes WebMD Medical News By Jennifer Warner Reviewed by Louise...
Type 2 Diabetes in Kids a Challenge to Control
Type 2 Diabetes in Kids a Challenge to Control Study Shows Early Aggressive Combo Treatment May Result in Better Blood Sugar Control WebMD Medical News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by...
Apples Again Top 'Dirty Dozen' List for Pesticides
Apples Again Top 'Dirty Dozen' List for Pesticides Environmental Group Gives Annual 'Dirty Dozen,' 'Clean 15' Lists for Pesticides WebMD Medical News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Laura J. Martin,...
When Do U.S. Youths Start Oral Sex, Intercourse?
When Do U.S. Youths Start Oral Sex, Intercourse? New CDC Data on Timing of Oral Sex, Intercourse in Teens and Early 20s WebMD Medical News By Daniel J. DeNoon Reviewed...
Some Teens Risk Health to Build Muscle
Some Teens Risk Health to Build Muscle WebMD Medical News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD Overweight, Obese Teens Show Early Heart Risks Unhealthy Diet...
Teen Dating Violence Linked to Substance Abuse, Depression
Teen Dating Violence Linked to Substance Abuse WebMD Medical News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD More from WebMD Overweight, Obese Teens Show Early Heart Risks Unhealthy Diet...
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