Study Says Risky Behavior, Crime Down Among TeensAn 12-year survey from 2003 to 2014 found that teens are less likely to start doing drugs, having underage sex, or committing crimes.
More Time On Smartphones Linked To Higher Suicide Risk In Teens, Study SaysResearchers at Florida State University (FSU) say there's a link between an increased risk of suicide in teens and the time spent using mobile devices.
1 In 5 Teens Has Suffered A Concussion, Study FindsThe study found that over 31 percent of students who played a contact sport the previous year reported having had at least one diagnosed concussion.
Car Slams Into Tree In Miramar, Teens InjuredThree teenage boys are recovering in the hospital after a bad accident in Miramar.
Miami-Dade Parks Disability Services Celebrates National Autism Awareness Month All Year Long!Miami-Dade parks help people with disabilities learn their own sense of strength, personal power, and help in developing recreational skills.
Top Summer Educational Programs For Kids In South FloridaSummer is a time of well-earned vacation for your kids, but there's no reason the learning should stop just because classes are out of session. Keep your kids stimulated and engaged in learning and growing all summer with these educational programs throughout South Florida. When they return in the fall, they won't miss a step.
AG Pam Bondi Wants To Warn Parents About FlakkaAs many students greet another summer, Florida’s attorney general wants to warn parents about flakka—a synthetic drug which is growing in popularity.
AAA: 6 Out Of 10 Teen Crashes Involve Driver DistractionA new study by AAA found that distraction driving was a factor in nearly six out of 10 moderate to severe accidents involving teenagers.
Teen Texting Secrets DecodedTexting has become a most popular form of communication—especially so amongst teens.
Teen Accused In Crime Spree Charged With Statutory RapeDalton Hayes, one of the two teenage sweethearts arrested in Florida for an alleged multistate crime spree of stolen cars and checks, has returned to Kentucky to face several charges including statutory rape.
Pediatricians' Rx For Schools: Later Start Times Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.
Focus on South Florida: Teens & Diversity What did your kids do during their summer vacation? Some South Florida high school students gave up a week of their break to learn how to break down barriers. They participated in a six-day residential program that brought together teens from across Miami-Dade county for an experience called "Metrotown". "Metrotown" was made possible by the non-profit known as M-C-C-J. M-C-C-J was founded in Miami in 1935 as the Miami Coalition of Christians and Jews. We focus on how this potentially life-changing experience works, and why it is so important that it exists.