Kids know their abusers between 85% and 93% of the time. Yet adults are often surprised to realize how close to home abuse really is.
1 week agoListen 5:09
Studies are accumulating showing the teen brain, consistently plied with alcohol, won’t reach maturity and damaged genetic material may be passed on.
3 weeks ago
Like adults, teens drink to escape and numb pain, but with little regard for how they might hurt their brains in the process.
3 weeks ago
The Bucks County Challenger Flag Football program has paired young people with special needs with local high school athletes for 13 seasons.
4 weeks agoListen 3:09
Schools in Kensington strive to be safe havens from violence and drug use, while also helping kids deal with the emotional trauma they carry inside.
2 months agoListen 4:47
One goal of the mental health summit is to dispel the stigma associated with mental health issues in black communities.
3 months ago
These days, limiting time spent on smartphones is a challenge for adults and teenagers alike.
3 months agoListen 4:44
It’s hard to measure lung function in children 5 and younger, but some doctors now argue there’s no excuse for not knowing for sure.
4 months ago
Navigating the world as a young transgender person can be challenging. That’s true even in places some might think it’s safe, like the health-care system.
4 months agoListen 4:53
By the time kids reach 10 years of age, about 10% of them are dealing with recurrent headaches. Some are tension headaches. Some are migraines.
4 months agoListen 4:49
It’s a tough question: Why do we look different? As one high school’s syllabus puts it, race is “both a biological myth and a social reality.”
5 months agoListen 5:50
The specially designed Jake’s Place Delran, which opened Tuesday, could be the first of many more to come with the passage of a New Jersey state law.
5 months agoListen 4:38
Being in a new country, learning a new culture and language — it’s a lot to digest. At three Philly schools, students approach things as a group.
6 months agoListen 4:55