ARTICLES RELATING TO TEENS

'13 Reasons Why' may increase teen suicide risk, according to a new study

2018-11-22 21:31

It's an important new part of a body of evidence linking the Netflix show "13 Reasons Why" to suicide risk for young people.

Crocs' popularity is skyrocketing among teens as ugly fashion takes over

2018-10-24 08:49

Few brands are as well known for their straightforward, ugly aesthetic as Crocs.

Meet the 16-year-old KZN girl who's created a successful skin care business while still in school

2018-09-25 11:53

This young and ambitious teen sets a shining example on what being an entrepreneur can look like for other young girls.

Educating your kids to make smart decisions behind the wheel

2018-06-20 08:00

Having regular conversations about safety, practicing driving together, and leading by example go a long way in ensuring your teen makes smart decisions when they get behind the wheel.

15-year-old girl: ‘I chatted with a stranger who sent nude pictures of himself’

2018-05-23 10:15

Studies show that teens who spend more time on social media are more likely to report mental health issues than those who spend very little time on the sites.

It’s time to stop shaming people with acne

2018-01-12 11:25

Kendall Jenner reignites conversation on acne as she shuts down online trolls.

Are your kids glued to their phone screens? Don't worry, so is Will Ferrell

2017-10-19 16:14

Will Ferrell teamed up with Common Sense Media to show us exactly how we look when we're obsessed with our mobile devices and we don't know if we should laugh or cry.

Should young children own cellphones?

2017-09-19 13:09

Could your child's cellphone make them more vulnerable to cyberbullying? The experts weigh in.

Here's why your teen might commit suicide if he is being cyberbullied

2017-08-29 10:40

Cyberbullying is on the rise. Even though the bullies hide behind phones and computers, they can cause profound damage.

Physically inactive teens have weaker skeletons

2017-07-19 08:41

A new study found that after teens reach their full height, they still grow a further 10% bone mass.

 

Vans has suddenly become one of the most trendy brands among teens ever

2018-10-23 12:29

Vans' popularity with teens has been growing explosively, according to Piper Jaffray's semiannual "Taking Stock With Teens" survey.

Girl teens feel more empowered than ever, but they also feel equally objectified

2018-09-18 17:01

We're celebrating, but disheartened too.

Generation Z is already killing Facebook, and 6 more industries could be next

2018-05-29 15:45

We already know Facebook is losing among Generation Z, which prefers Snapchat and Instagram. Marketing and retail experts pinpointed seven other sectors and businesses that are sure to struggle once these teens come of age.

Willow Smith bravely revealed a painful secret that affects too many SA teens and young adults

2018-05-17 15:44

And her mom and gran showed us all how we can handle this kind of news when we need to help a loved one.

5 ways to help your teen cope with acne

2018-01-10 08:14

Acne is a difficult condition to treat and may wreak havoc on your child’s self-esteem. Here are a couple of things you can do to help the situation.

How do today's teens compare with teens in the 1970s?

2017-09-20 16:02

Prepare to be surprised!

Teaching teens to use social media, and use it wisely

2017-08-29 13:06

Social media has the potential to do more good in our children's lives than we actually think.

Parent's guide: Making Snapchat safer for your kids

2017-08-15 17:25

Do your kids use Snapchat? Here's a quick guide on privacy settings to discuss with them.

WATCH: Teen linked to 23 stolen cars, recruited other kids

2017-07-13 09:04

A high-school teenager has been arrested in Louisville, Kentucky reportedly responsible for the theft of at least 23 vehicles.

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