teens

Students at the Maurice J. Tobin K-8 School in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood pick up free lunches consisting of a sandwich with meat, a vegetable dish, a piece of fruit, and milk. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Just 1 in 4 young teens meet US fitness guidelines

CHICAGO (AP) — Young teens aren’t exactly embracing the government’s Let’s Move mantra, the latest fitness data suggest. Only 1 in 4 U.S. kids aged 12 to 15 meet the recommendations — an hour or […]

01/08/2014

Despite dangers, U.S. teens still text and drive

Virtually all teenagers agree that texting while driving is dangerous but nearly half admit they have done it anyway, according to a new nationwide survey released on Monday. Three-quarters of teenagers also said in an […]

05/15/2012

More have autism than previously thought

(AP) – A new government report says autism is more common than previously thought, burdening as many as 1 in 88 children. Health officials attribute the increase largely to better recognition of cases, through wide […]

03/29/2012

Why the Internet won't kill TV

In an age where teens are known for spending time playing games online and texting on their smart phones, conventional wisdom says they watch less TV. But a new study shows the opposite. KFWB’s Phil […]

03/09/2012