Public health experts believe that today’s teens remain an at-risk group for HIV/AIDS in large part because its worst effects have never hit them.   In fact, the CDC reported, US citizens between 13 and 24—who make up nearly 20% of the population—accounted for 22% of new…

US teens who are bullied are 3 times more likely to say they can access a loaded gun than kids who aren’t bullied, reports a new Journal of Adolescent Health study.   Of the more than 10,000 teens who took the National Crime Victimization Survey, 4.2% reported access to a…

E-cigarette use by US teens fell sharply last year, while overall tobacco use among youth dipped to a record low, the CDC reported yesterday. The numbers for high schoolers: