Though the state’s 2005 Youth Risk Behavior Survey indicates that risky teen behavior is on the decline, it does not mean that adults should cease their efforts on the prevention of suicide, teen drug/alcohol abuse or premarital sex and just hope that thi
States are getting tough on kids behind the wheel. But many parents are reluctant to curb their children
A mother’s story of helping her daughter overcome anorexia
Methamphetamine use is increasing along the East Coast after years of largely being confined to rural areas west of the Mississippi River, a government report shows.
A chainsaw-wielding killer and blood-splattered shooting rampages are featured in some of the 10 video games that a media watchdog group says should be avoided by kids and teens.
Teen pregnancy rates are on the decline because more kids are using effective contraception – not because they’re refraining from sex, researchers said yesterday.
Three Columbus teenagers playing pranks find out what they were doing is no laughing matter. Police say the three were throwing eggs at passing cars. One car they hit followed the teens and the driver began shooting at the teens. A 14 year old was hit and
Money Savvy Generation offers parents ideas to tame the “spend it all and more” syndrome. Parents will talk to their children about safe sex, the dangers of drugs and alcohol, but they won’t teach them how to handle money. These 10 signs can help parents
Google Inc., (GOOG) a company synonymous with searching the Internet, hopes to define far more of the world’s computing experience with a helping hand from schoolchildren.
A majority of teenagers are responsible when using the online social networking site MySpace, but some do share personal information that could put them at risk, a first-of-its-kind analysis of teenagers’ MySpace profiles found
Kids call it robo-tripping or skittling — downing high doses of cough syrup or pills to get high off dextromethorphan, a cough suppressant commonly found in over-the-counter medicines.
More and more parents are using text messaging, available on most cell phones, in lieu of phone calls to find out where their children are — and when they might be coming home.