A teen with a phone in his hand is emotionally frustrated while talking to his Mom.
August 18, 2023

With the start of the school year approaching, adolescent medicine expert Dr. Yolanda Evans says this season of change is a key time for parents to be attuned to changes in their children’s mental health.

August 18, 2023

A post-COVID malaise has hit many youngsters going back to classes. Here are suggestions about how to respond.

E-cigarette products are arranged in a pile.
June 23, 2022

Following an order from the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, products made by e-cigarette maker Juul Labs will be unavailable for sale in the United States.

April 4, 2022

Carrying behaviors differ from those seen among urban youths, offering more specific context to firearm-prevention programs. 

picture of Lidet Becker getting her first COVID-19 vaccien
May 13, 2021

A UW Medicine clinic today administered its first COVID-19 vaccine injections to 12- to 15-year-olds. A group of adolescents, primarily composed of clinicians' children, queued up at Harborview Medical Center. 

May 18, 2020

Significant portion of U.S. middle and high schools allow unfettered phone access during lunch and recess, researchers find.

November 22, 2019

Genome sciences team creates curriculum that makes information personal to youths. It's being tested in 50 classrooms.

August 27, 2019

A recent study found that the teens lost just as much weight as adults, and saw complications such as diabetes disappear or retreat.

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