Skip to content

Teen Health

News Related to Teen Health

  1. Girls Lose Friends for Having Sex But Boys Don't

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The impact that young teens' sexual activity has on their circle of friends differs for girls and boys, a new study finds. Researchers looked at data from youngsters in 28 rural communities in Iowa and Pennsylvania who wer

    Read Full Article
  2. E-Cigs May Spur Teens to Try Smoking: Study

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns that e-cigarettes are a stepping stone to smoking for teens appear to have merit, new research suggests. Los Angeles-area teenagers who had never smoked before were three to four times more likely to try cigare

    Read Full Article
  3. Vitamin D Supplements Little Help for Obese Teens

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking vitamin D supplements does not benefit obese teens and may actually harm their health, new research indicates. Studies have suggested a link between vitamin D deficiency and problems such as insulin resistance and h

    Read Full Article
  4. Screen Depressed Teens for Heart Disease: Experts

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens with major depression or bipolar disorder may face a higher risk for heart disease and they need to be followed closely, new recommendations from the American Heart Association state. "Youth with mood disorders are

    Read Full Article
  5. Active As Teen, Free of Diabetes In Later Life?

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High levels of physical activity during the early teen years might reduce the risk of diabetes later in life, a new study suggests. The research included 300 children who were checked for insulin resistance every year fro

    Read Full Article
  6. Too Few U.S. Teens Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most boys and a large portion of girls in the United States have not received even a single dose of the cancer-preventing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, even though some slow progress has been made, federal resear

    Read Full Article
  7. Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who use electronic cigarettes may be more likely to smoke the real thing, new research suggests. The study, which included almost 2,100 California high school students, found that one-quarter had ever "vaped" (tried

    Read Full Article
  8. Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens: Study

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who have legal permission to use medical marijuana are 10 times more likely to say they're addicted than those who get the drug illegally, a new study shows. University of Michigan researchers looked at nearly 4,400

    Read Full Article
  9. Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, Study Finds

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although more American teens are using marijuana, their use of alcohol and cigarettes has decreased, a new study finds. Penn State researchers reviewed information from nearly 600,000 high school seniors surveyed about

    Read Full Article
  10. U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Less than half of U.S. teenagers aged 15 to 19 are having sex, a rate dramatically lower than it was a quarter-century ago, a new federal government report shows. Only 44 percent of girls and 47 percent of boys betwee

    Read Full Article
Displaying 1 - 10 of 147 Articles Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next >>

Today on WebMD

unhappy teen couple
Article
mini cupcakes
fitSlideshow
 
teen couple
ARTICLE
Teenage Couple standing in a fairground laughing
Article
 
Sugary drinks
fitSlideshow
teen wearing toning shoes
fitSlideshow
 
young woman texting
Article
teen boy holding a condom
ARTICLE
 
Teen girls eating ice cream
fitQUIZ
teen sleeping
fitARTICLE
 
couple kissing
SLIDESHOW
Taylor Swift
fitSLIDESHOW