Psychology & Psychiatry

Researchers document changes in teenage parenthood

The US birth rate hasn't changed for two generations of teenage girls, but other aspects of young parenthood are shifting, especially regarding young fathers, according to new Indiana University research.

Health

Most U.S. teens aren't 'doing it'

(HealthDay)—Sex is everywhere in the media, and so you may be convinced that today's teens are always looking to "hook-up." But new federal research says it's just not so.

Overweight & Obesity

Study finds one in five teenage French girls too thin

Nearly one in five teenage girls in France is underweight, according to a study released Tuesday, a sharp increase that could pose a new worry for health officials even as they focus on rising obesity.

Psychology & Psychiatry

A father's influence makes for better grades

The warmth of a father's love has a special influence on young people, and makes them feel optimistic and determined to strive for greater things. It also boosts the math grades of teenage girls and the language ability of ...

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