Health & Safety: Teens

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States Consider Banning Teens From Tanning Beds

Watch a PSA using humor (sort of) to convince teens not to tan. Do you think this will work?
Citing skin cancer risks, legislators have...
If a proposed law passes, California teens under 18 will need a fake ID to "fake and bake" themselves to a golden brown.

A Soda Substitute for Teens, from Dr. Oz

Dr. Oz reveals a healthy soda substitute for teenagers.
Don't miss from Marlo Thomas and Dr.Oz: You Don't Need All That Water, from Dr....
Dr. Oz reveals a healthy soda substitute for teenagers.

How to Prevent and Treat Poison Ivy

There's nothing more irritating than a skin rash to set your summer activities back. Poison Ivy is among the most common skin rashes to get while...There's nothing more irritating than poison ivy to set your summer activities back.

Summer: Deadliest Season for Teenage Drivers

Seven of the top deadliest days of the years for teenagers fall between Memorial and Labor days. Credit: Getty Images The folks at AAA...AAA releases grim report on teen driving, urges caution

App for Mobile Phones Helps Diagnose Concussions

Credit: Eric Risberg
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - The next tool in the campaign against concussions might be your smartphone.
A...
If your kid plays a sport, you might want to download this app.

Saving Precious Skin: Summer Skin Safety

Author Jill Kargman, mother of three and skin cancer survivor, talks to Dr. Manny about how she protects her kid's skin. Watch the latest video at...Author Jill Kargman, mother of three and skin cancer survivor, talks to Dr. Manny about how she protects her kid's skin.

ERs Attract Kids With Mental Problems

A number of emergency room visits are for mental reasons. Credit: Corbis Give kids access to mental health services, and they still...At least 71 percent of the kids who came to the E.R. with psychological problems already had their own mental health provider.

Measles Pose Threat to Unvaccinated Infants

Children and adults who remain unvaccinated and develop measles put others in their community at risk. Credit: Getty Images The United...U.S. seeing worst measles outbreak since 1996.

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