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This Actor Prepped to Play a Teen Addicted to Heroin in '13 Reasons Why'

Warning: Spoilers ahead.
Jesse Hicks
5 days ago
teens
teens

People Think Teens Who Curse a Lot Are Dumber

They also rated them on trustworthiness, sociability, politeness, and likability.
Emma Young
4.9.18
Sex
Sex

Reddit Gave a Teenager With Autism a Shockingly Helpful Sex Ed Lesson

"All I knew was porn, and that didn’t help."
Eric Spitznagel
4.2.18
Smoking
Smoking

E-Cigarettes Are Dangerous for People Who Don’t Already Smoke

Several recent studies suggest that unless you're using e-cigs as a harm reduction tool to quit smoking, you should stay away from them—especially if you're a teenager.
Troy Farah
3.14.18
mental health
mental health

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
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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