teens

Teens who don’t get enough sleep can struggle physically and emotionally. Learn how much sleep teenagers need and why a sleeping schedule matters.

By uclahealth • October 31, 2022

Making and maintaining friendships are critical to a child’s social and emotional development. Developing healthy friendships early on can help children maintain positive influences and ...

By Health Tips for Parents • August 28, 2018

How can parents support a child who may be transgender or gender-nonconforming? Research shows that LGTBQ youth have higher rates of depression, substance abuse and ...

By Leigh Hopper • July 31, 2017

  A recent story on National Public Radio cited an academic study that suggested many teenage girls in the U.S. may be experiencing ...

By • May 4, 2017

Between holiday gift-giving and seasonal travel expenses, a lot of us have money on our minds this time of year. That makes it a ...

By uclahealth • December 20, 2016

Video games often stir up clashes between parents, who prefer their kids to be more active, and kids, who try to negotiate more screen ...

By uclahealth • July 20, 2016

Today’s teens love their smartphones. Many parents, tired of competing for attention with the ever-present devices, would say cell phones are a pain in ...

By uclahealth • June 3, 2016