Adolescents who struggle to stay on task, are inflexible and have a negative mood are more at-risk for peer-influence on antisocial behavior.
Sixty percent of kids feel tired at school and 15 percent fall asleep; adolescents need nine solid hours, but most are sleep deprived.
Don’t wait for school bells to jolt kids back into school-year habits, says UAB psychologist Josh Klapow.
Going online can be fun and educational for kids, but there also are potentially dangerous pitfalls that abound with summertime freedom.
Youth and sex are highly celebrated in popular culture. But the notion that old age is sexless is changing as the Baby Boom generation ages.
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, and each year more women than men die from heart and cardiovascular disease without ever realizing they are at risk.
Valentine's Day is upon us, bringing with it flowers, chocolate and many romantic sentiments. But if a couple is not feeling particularly amorous, the annual holiday celebrating love and affection may not be appealing.