Is your teen getting hooked on prescription drugs? Credit: Getty ImagesTrue, the usual intoxicants -- alcohol, marijuana, cocaine and other illegal drugs -- cause concern for many parents of teens. But now a new type of threat for addiction and ...Another thing for parents to worry about: Teens dipping into the medicine cabinet for prescription drugs.
Rural teens are more likely than their urban counterparts to dip into the medicine cabinet. Credit: Getty ImagesContrary to popular belief that the world's a popping, snorting, prescription drug pharmacy for city-dwelling teens, it turns out the...Urban and rural teens experiment with illegal drugs the same amount -- but the country kids are more likely to dip into Mom and Dad's prescription pills.
Teens say they use drugs to help them study. Credit: Getty ImagesATLANTA (AP) - A new report shows one in five high school students have taken a prescription drug that they didn't get from a doctor. The abused drugs include pain pills and atte...
It must be hard to be the child of a public person. Not only does everybody know who your parent is, you likely feel the pressure to live up to that image. And if you are not able to follow in the footsteps of your famous parent, many people know. In...
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