Posted on · Do you have trouble talking to your teen? Need help understanding what they’re going through? Experts discuss the challenges facing today's teens, including the impact of the pandemic and social media.
Posted on · The bill would amend the Children’s Health Insurance Program to include things like IUDs and birth control pills.
Posted on · Investigators believe the teens were too young to legally drive, at approximately 14-years-old
Posted on · "Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," said sleep scientist Matthew Walker
Posted on · Adolescence is often the time when our self-expression and identity begin to take shape. There are some people who want to know what effect art plays in that development. News 88.7 arts and culture reporter Amy Bishop has more on a study that looks into that.
Posted on · Houston teens will face stiff competition from older workers for retail and restaurant jobs. But in much of the country, many summer openings are likely to go unfilled for lack of applicants.
Posted on · Adolescence can be a challenge both for the kid going through it — and for that adolescent’s family and friends. Now, a new clinic recently opened at the University of Houston to help kids and parents to navigate. It’s called the Adolescent Diagnosis, Assessment, Prevention and Treatment Center — or ADAPT. We talk with the […]
Posted on · While we don’ t have to worry about back problems caused by shoveling two feet of snow, like so many in the Northeastern U.S. today, we Houstonians can still suffer from back pain for all sorts of reasons. Even Houston’s kids can experience back pain. We talk with orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Shah Dodwad from […]
Posted on · According to figures released by TxDOT, 108 people between the ages of 12 to 20 lost their lives last year in DUI-alcohol related motor vehicle traffic accidents.
Posted on · A community conversation about mental illness and substance abuse among teens will be held Thursday, Jan. 22, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Clear Springs High School in League City. We preview the event, calledÂ âSpeak Your Mind” by speaking with social worker Melissa Tucker and teenager Matt Ferree, who works with the Gulf Coast […]
Posted on · Our summer reading series continues with Judith Widener Muir, author ofÂ Live Wires: Neuro-Parenting to Ignite Your Teen’s Brain. Her book explains what makes the teenage brain unique and versatile and how to insulate today’s teens from the stresses of “college frenzy, achievement mania and media explosion.” She also explains how versatile and adaptive the […]
Posted on · Two weeks ago, we discussed the latest homeless count numbers with the Coalition for the Homeless. As we learned, it’s difficult to determine precisely how many people in Greater Houston are homeless. It may be even harder to identify homeless children. We discuss the issues surrounding Houston's homeless youth population.
Posted on · A survey shows one quarter of teens don't use seat belts.
Posted on · Teens are the most aggressive when driving pickup trucks.
Posted on · It’s the time of year many area teens start looking for summer jobs. Some, of course, work year-round. Others go to school in the summer months. But many seek out jobs either for disposable income, or to save for college, or for a car, or to provide support for their family. And yet, a recent […]