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Teens' Brains Prone to Risky Behavior, Study Shows

Mar 10
A new study of more than 5,000 teenagers and young adults from 11 countries confirms adolescent brains are all prone to risk-taking. But acting on it varies.

How Being A 'Potted Plant Parent' Can Help Teens

How Being A 'Potted Plant Parent' Can Help Teens

Dec 17
Parents of teenagers might be surprised to learn what their kids really think about having them around.

4 Reasons Why Aeropostale Lost Its Cool

By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 5
Aeropostale Inc., once a popular mall destination for teens, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest victim in the fast-changing retail landscape.

Study: Teen Victims of Sexual Assault Getting Subpar ER Care

By Lindsey Tanner | Nov 2
Many sexually assaulted teens seeking emergency room care don't receive recommended tests and prevention treatments for pregnancy and venereal disease, according to a new study.

'Until Dawn' Adds Clever Twists to Teen Horror Genre

By Lou Kesten | Aug 27
Years of horror movies have taught us the proper response to an invitation to spend a weekend at a cabin in the woods: No thanks.The kids in "Until Dawn" have even more reason to stay home: The last time they went, two of their friends vanished.

OMG! Teens Are Shopping More Like Their Parents

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 25
Teens are shopping like their parents during the back-to-school season, and that's putting a lot of pressure on retailers to change the way they market to them.

Teen GOP Candidate Quits Race After More Homophobic, Racist Comments Emerge

By EDGE | Sep 17
The career of homophobic GOP enfant terrible, Jacob Dorsey appears to be over as more anti-gay and racist social media comments surface.

Anyone Can Get HPV: Get Vaccinated or Risk Serious Health Issues

By EDGE | Sep 12
A recent study released by Pediatrics has shown that while vaccination against the human papilloma virus (HPV) is highly recommended, many individuals are not receiving the necessary protection.

15-Year-Old Creates Faster, Cheaper HIV Test

By Winnie McCroy | May 15
A teenage girl from Canada who won first place in the British Columbia 2014 Regional Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge has developed a faster, cheaper HIV test that may change the way we look at the virus.

States Fight Discrimination Toward Gay Foster Kids

Jun 22
Sixto Cancel says his ultra-religious foster family frequently talked about their disdain for his homosexuality at the dinner table, trashed his room and called him homophobic slurs.

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