Juul Hires a Prominent Researcher of Nicotine's Effects on Youth
Mark Rubinstein comes from a university known for its tobacco-control research and archive of tobacco industry documents.
San Francisco Is Set to Ban Vape Sales. What Other Restrictions Have Places Tried?
City and state governments are responding to skyrocketing youth vaping rates, which went up 78 percent between 2017 and 2018.
The D.C. Sniper Case Moves to the Supreme Court, Reopening Questions About Juvenile Sentencing
The Supreme Court will weigh whether Lee Boyd Malvo, now 34, should have a lessened sentence for his role in this crime that he took part in when he was a minor.
Teens See Depression and Anxiety as the Biggest Problem Among Their Peers
A new study from the Pew Research Center shows 70 percent of teens see depression and anxiety as a major problem among their peers.
A New White House Tell-All Illustrates Trump's Views on How to Keep Teens From Abusing Opioids
In a new book, White House staffer Cliff Sims recounts what the president wanted for White House-sponsored ads intended to discourage young Americans from abusing opioid painkillers.
Legal Filings Reveal That Immigrant Shelters Are Overmedicating Unaccompanied Minors
Lawsuits agains the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services reveal a pattern of immigrant shelters prescribing powerful psychotropic drugs without receiving informed consent.
How to Cut Teens' Desire for Cigarettes: Hide Them
Experiments in a convenience store laboratory suggest the influence of the "tobacco power wall."
It’s Poverty, Not the 'Teenage Brain,' That Causes the Most Youth Crime
A new analysis of crime stats suggests that economics trumps biology in causing violent behavior in teenagers.
How Well Do Teen Test Scores Predict Adult Income?
The short answer is, pretty well. But that’s not really the point.
Reality Shows 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom Teach Teen Viewers Nothing
Though the programming is marketed as a public service, "heavy viewers" have terribly misguided ideas about teenage motherhood.