News tagged with teenagers

Teens risk health with night texting, talking

To many parents, text messaging is an enigma -- a practice their children engage in when they could just make a phone call or walk down the street to their friends' houses. It seems to be a strange but harmless means of communication.

dateJul 17, 2009 in Health
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Teens cool off from sports with each succeeding winter

Although winter's grasp has subsided to spring, its effects could have a long term impact on the exercise patterns of teenagers. According to a five-year study published in the Annals of Epidemiology, while teens are generally ...

dateMar 31, 2009 in Health
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Teenage stress has implications for adult health

Most of us remember our teenage years with a mix of fondness and relief. Fondness for the good memories, and relief that all that teenage stress, angst and drama — first love, gossip, SATs, fights with parents — is behind ...

dateMar 10, 2009 in Health
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Coming of age on the Internet

In the mid-90s, the Internet seemed like a dark place. Indeed, scientific studies from that time were documenting some real risks for teenagers, including fewer close friendships and more tenuous connections with family. ...

dateMar 03, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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