This research roundup looks at the effects of screen time on children’s health.
We’ve summarized scholarship on adolescent vaping, such as work examining its prevalence and perceived risks, in this research roundup.
Lead exposure in childhood is linked to antisocial behavior in adolescence, suggests a new study published in Criminology.
Teenagers from affluent suburban homes are more likely to abuse alcohol and drugs than the national average. Parental attentiveness is key to prevention, a new paper finds.
Adolescents and young adults are spending less time outdoors and more time glued to screens—computer, TV, tablet and cell phones, according to numerous studies. A 2015 Australian study published in BMC Public Health found that 70 percent of ninth-grade boys use screens for more than two hours a day; screen time is even higher