Study: Smoking Impacts 'Decision-Making' Part of Teens' Brains

If teens are smoking, they might be making other poor decisions. Credit: Getty Images Teenagers are known to be impulsive, but a new...Teenagers are known to be impulsive, but a new study suggests that if they smoke cigarettes, they might become even more reckless and less adept at making decisions.

CDC: Fewer Teens Having Sex

Credit: Getty Images Apparently, fewer teens and young adults are having sex, according to a federal study which offers numbers, but...Apparently, fewer teens and young adults are having sex, according to a federal study which offers numbers but doesn't examine the reasons.

Marijuana Use at Young Age Linked to Psychotic Disorders

Study finds that marijuana use will dramatically increase the chance of psychotic disorders later in life. Credit: Jeff Chiu, AP A new...A new study has found that the use of marijuana at a young age will dramatically increase the chance of psychotic disorders later in life.

Multiple Concussions in High School Athletes Linked to Lasting Health Issues

Study shows that high school athletes who experience head trauma show signs of "post-concussion syndrome." Credit: Wade Payne, AP ...Repeated concussions suffered by college and professional athletes have been a growing concern in recent years because of their potential long-term impact on the brain. Now a study finds that the damage may begin much earlier -- in high school.

Some Women Born to Be Bad Mothers, Study Says

Are some women just destined to be bad mothers? It appears so, a new study indicates. Researchers from Virginia's University of Richmond say...

Helpful Dads May Hurt Moms' Self-Esteem

Working moms' feelings of accomplishment diminish as societal norms change and dads engage in bigger roles at home with the kids, Live Science...

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