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The American Academy of Pediatrics recommend children who suffer a concussion should take time off of school as well as from the playing field. And local doctors are working with area schools to expand concussion treatment to the classroom.
Decades of sleep research have confirmed what parents know: It's hard for teenagers to wake up early. Some high schools have adopted later starts but other districts say it's too complicated to shift schedules
Teenagers aren't as crazy about Facebook as they used to be. So what's hot now?
The third-leading cause of death among young people isn't disease or accident -- it's suicide. And according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, one happens every 13.7 minutes.
"This is really a huge problem," says the study's lead author, Dr. Andrew Adesman
A local teen's clothing choice is causing a ruffle in the dress policy at a Montgomery County high school.
Arlington native R.J. Tolson has written a book, started a company and founded an international charity. And he's only 19 years old.
Parents concerned about what their teenagers access on the Internet may have more reason to worry. A new Pew survey shows some teens are accessing the Web primarily via mobile device.
One in three teens is a victim of dating violence. Montgomery County has stepped up awareness efforts for students and their parents.
As an increasing number of teens head indoors to get their tans, keeping kids under the age of 15 out of tanning beds is on the minds of Virginia lawmakers.
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