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A Disturbing New Trend Involves Teens Cyberbullying Themselves

It's what researchers are calling "digital self-harm."
Jesse Hicks
11.22.17
think before you ink
think before you ink

What You Should Know Before Getting a Tattoo, According to Doctors

Tattoos are so popular, there are now official guidelines from pediatricians.
Ashley Lyles
9.20.17
Sex
Sex

Even NYC Is Failing to Teach Kids Sex Ed

More than 40 percent of kids aren’t being taught how to prevent pregnancy and STDs.
Ed Cara
9.18.17
mental health
mental health

Twice as Many Teen Girls Are Killing Themselves and We Don’t Know Why

Here are some experts' theories.
Alexandra Ossola
8.16.17
mental health
mental health

Teens With Severe Depression Find an Unlikely Solution in Vitamins

One teen had previously tried 20 medications.
Nick Keppler
8.9.17
Supported By Sutter Health
Supported By Sutter Health

Adults Are Missing a Few Key Things About Teen Sexting

"It happens really naturally—they don't think, 'I'm sexting now.’"
Nick Keppler
8.8.17
Sex
Sex

Young Kids Everywhere Are Sexting

Police in the UK are investigating one incident involving a five-year-old.
Jesse Hicks
7.12.17
mental health
mental health

Greed is Highly, Highly Contagious

But the news isn't all bad.
Mike Zimmerman
6.26.17
Weed Week
Weed Week

Here's What We Know About What Weed Does to Teens

Roughly one in three high schoolers regularly smokes marijuana.
Markham Heid
4.18.17
It's Science
It's Science

Scientists Really, Really Think School Should Start Later

Research on sleep-deprived students keeps rolling in
Jesse Hicks
4.14.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Everyone Calm Down About Teens and Vaping

It might be better than the alternatives.
Richard Greenhill
3.9.17
The High Life
The High Life

Smart Kids Smoke Weed

Pass that...AP algebra class.
Gigen Mammoser
2.23.17