Health

Working more than 20 hours a week in high school found harmful

Many teens work part-time during the school year, and in the current economic climate, more youths may take jobs to help out with family finances. But caution is advised: Among high school students, working more than 20 hours ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Taxing unhealthy foods may encourage healthier eating habits

Recently, the Obama administration called for a total ban on candy and soda in the nation's schools. States are beginning to impose "sin taxes" on fat and sugar to dissuade people from eating junk food. Pricing strategies ...

Neuroscience

Book on teen brains can help improve decision making

Teenage brains undergo big changes, and they won't look or function like adult brains until well into one's 20s. In the first book on the adolescent brain and development of higher cognition, a Cornell professor helps highlight ...

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