Kids’ Health Information/Adolescents and Teen Health News

December 12, 2018

More Sleep in Seattle: Later Start to School Brings Kids Better Grades

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Would delaying the start of school help sleep-deprived teens get more of the shut-eye they need? Yes, suggests a […]
October 1, 2018

Sleepy Teens More Prone to Drug Use, Suicide Attempts

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 (HealthDay News) — High school students who get too little sleep are more likely than others to use drugs, drink alcohol or […]
September 24, 2018

More Needs to be Done to Keep Teen Drivers Safe, Pediatricians Say

MONDAY, Sept. 24, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Following years of decline, fatal car accidents involving teen drivers have accelerated in the United States, a leading group […]
September 18, 2018

Parents Blame Smartphones, Tablets for Teens' Sleep Troubles

TUESDAY, Sept. 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many American teens are sleep-deprived, and parents blame their attachment to electronics, new survey results show. Researchers at the […]
September 9, 2018

Acing Intro to College Life

SUNDAY, Sept. 9, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Starting college can be daunting, but there are a number of things new students can do to ease into […]
April 13, 2018

Another Study Finds Later School Bell Brings Sleep Bonus for Teens

FRIDAY, April 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Singapore’s teens are the world’s best on an international test of academic performance, but they pay for it with […]
April 5, 2018

Poor College Grades? Maybe Your Class Schedule Is to Blame

THURSDAY, April 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A mismatch between a college student’s class schedule and natural body clock can cause a type of “jet lag” […]
March 20, 2018

FDA Takes Aim at Flavored Tobacco

TUESDAY, March 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — In an effort to discourage teens from lighting up, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it’s […]
January 25, 2018

Sleepy U.S. Teens Are Running on Empty

THURSDAY, Jan. 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Most American teenagers are plagued by too little sleep, which can hurt their health and their school performance, federal […]