Since teenage brains need extra sleep, starting high school later in the morning is a proven way to boost test scores.
Perhaps due to the ubiquity of headphones, hearing problems aren't just for the elderly anymore.
Teens are not dumb. In fact, they're pretty smart. What they often lack is what psychologists call impulse control.
One study found that teenage cannabis use could increase the risk of psychotic illness by forty percent.
The typical American teenager eats about nine grams of salt per day. That's twice the recommended amount.
Prescriptions are increasing drastically for adolescents and young adults in the US. What problems might this trend be causing?