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Investigations

8 Abington Senior High School students arrested for fighting, police say

Abington High Fight

Crime

Philly among cities embracing curfews for teens, though they might not curb crime

Philly teen curfew law

Investigations

Shooting at East Oak Lane playground injures 5 teenagers

East Oak Lane mass shooting

Family-Friendly

World's largest bounce house comes to the Navy Yard next month

Big Bounce America

Government

Wildwood considers one-hour earlier curfew to solve problem of rowdy teens

Wildwood Teen Curfew

Fitness

Planet Fitness offers free summer gym memberships to high school students

Recreation

Neshaminy Mall Carnival adopts chaperone policy for teens to eliminate 'unacceptable behavior'

Neshaminy Mall Carnival

Government

Should teens need parental consent to open social media accounts? Some Pennsylvania lawmakers think so

Social Media Parental Consent

Crime

15-year-old shot and killed near Simon Gratz High School, police say

Simon Gratz Student Shot

Social Media

Royersford Chick-fil-A bans kids from restaurant over 'unacceptable behavior'

Chick-fil-A Ban Minors

Children's Health

High school athletes are more likely to vape than their peers, despite making otherwise healthy choices

Wellness

YouTube is more disruptive to teen sleep than other popular apps, researchers say

Youtube teen sleep

Investigations

Three people shot near Kensington elementary school playground overnight, police say

Kensington Elementary Shooting

Investigations

Four teens injured in North Philadelphia birthday party shooting, police say

Birthday Party Shooting

Arts & Culture

Teen Arts Fest at Glen Foerd to feature crafts, food and games

Teen Arts Fest Glen Foerd

Recreation

Philadelphia recruits future lifeguards at summer pop-up pool events for teens

Philly Lifeguard Shortage

Addiction

Young people who drink alone are more likely to develop alcoholism later in life, study shows

Drinking alone

Jobs

New Jersey teenagers can now work longer hours during summer months

New Jersey Minors Job

Education

Philly's public high schools will not start later in the fall

School District Start Times

Education

New Jersey high schools should start later to give teens much-needed sleep, lawmakers say

New Jersey School Start Times

Mental Health

Is social media harmful to teens' mental health? Not necessarily, study finds

Social Media Mental Health

Education

Philly's public high schools will start later next year in effort to help students in class

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Mental Health

An influx of adolescent girls have sought emergency treatment for mental health conditions during COVID, CDC finds

Emergency Department

Health Stories

Hero Wawa employee performs life-saving CPR on woman at Millville store

Wawa Millville CPR

Mental Health

Personalized screenings may help detect teens at risk of suicide, researchers say

Teen Suicide Risk

Children's Health

Teenagers at higher risk for COVID-19 than young children, CDC finds

Children COVID-19 risk

Opinion

Teens want COVID-19 advice that gives them safe ways to socialize – not just rules for what they can’t do

COVID-19 Guidelines Teenagers

Health News

Discussing risky sex could cut STI rates significantly, new U.S. guidelines say

Counseling for STIs

Addiction

Vaping increases COVID-19 risk among teens, young adults, Stanford study finds

Vaping COVID-19

Employment

Philadelphia to offer paid online work for youth this summer through WorkReady

Workready jobs program digitization

Parenting

Discussing mutual strengths can improve parent-teen communication

Parent-teen communication

Children's Health

Many doctors aren't addressing safe sex, driver readiness with teens who have a history of ADHD

Health risks among Teens with ADHD

Parenting

Most parents think teenagers spend too much time gaming – but not their own kids

Teen Video Game habits

Depression

Why teen depression rates are rising faster for girls than boys

Healthy Eating

Eating junk food may lead to depression in teens

Depression Junk Food

Children's Health

Federal health officials to pregnant women, teens: Don't use marijuana

Pregnancy adolescent marijuana use

Nonprofits

Teens can 'find themselves' at youth summit popping up at Temple on May 18

teen conference temple

Teenagers

Why it matters that teens are reading less

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Accidents

Pa. teen dies in accident while getting ready for school

School bus

Activism

Penn prof: Teen activism – and stats – show 16- and 17-year-olds should be able to vote

Addiction

Inside a private eye's search for a teen heroin addict in Kensington

Carroll - Private Investigator Searches for Missing Teen in Kensington

Videos

Watch: Teens react to 100-year-old Philly high school yearbook

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