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Less than half of children with mental health disorders receive treatment, study finds

Youth mental health treatment


Four 15-year-olds identified as West Chester Railroad locomotive vandals

West Chester Railroad locomotive vandals


Police seek teens who vandalized West Chester Railroad locomotive

West Chester Railroad


This weekend, Ocean City enacts new curfew for minors, backpack ban on boardwalk

Ocean City Curfew Beaches


Ocean City steps up enforcement against 'drunken teens' after Memorial Day weekend incidents

Ocean City Curfew

Children's Health

Teens should be trained on social media before creating accounts, APA says

Social Media Guidelines Teens


'Beyond Magenta,' Susan Kuklin's profile of 6 trans teens, has become one of the most banned books in America

Beyond Magenta Kuklin


Philadelphia high school students plan climate strike for Friday

student climate strike


Fashion District mall to prohibit unsupervised teens from entering after 2 p.m.

Fashion District Teens


Juvenile crowd causes disturbances in Center City, leaves police officer injured

Center City teen crowd

Mental Health

Eating disorders among teens have more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic

Eating disorders teens


Sea Isle City adopts curfew for teens, bans backpacks on beaches after 10 p.m. this summer

Sea Isle City Curfew


Philadelphia City Council passes permanent 10 p.m. curfew for teens

Philly curfew teens

Mental Health

Hospitalizations for eating disorders still higher than pre-COVID

Hospitalizations for eating disorders on rise


Police seek to identify 100 juveniles who vandalized Mayfair Wawa

Wawa Mayfair Vandalized


Planet Fitness offers free gym memberships to high school students this summer


Eagles creating girls flag football league in bid to get sport sanctioned by PIAA

Eagles Girls Flag Football


Montgomery County high school athletic trainer allegedly supplied teens alcohol before fatal DUI crash

Pottstown Martin Teens DUI


Bucks County hunter gets prison for fatally shooting teen at Nockamixon State Park

Heller Nockamixon Kutt Shooting


Bucks County teen treated at CHOP for venomous snake bite at High Rocks Park

Copperhead Snake Bucks County


Vaping marijuana may be worse for teens than using e-cigarettes or smoking

Vaping marijuana


Fatal opioid overdoses in young people often involve abuse of multiple drugs

opioid overdose multiple drugs


Police seek public help in solving Bucks County teen's death at Lake Nockamixon

Jason Kutt


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

Workready jobs program digitization

Mental Health

Even teens with mild mental distress have increased suicide risk, study finds

Teens at risk of suicide


Juul pitches locked e-cigarette that blocks underage users

Juul Age Lock FDA


Pennsylvania A.G. sues Juul for 'cynically' marketing vaping to teens

Vaping lawsuit Pennsylvania

Children's Health

Sixers' Matisse Thybulle supports Abington teen in dire need of bone marrow transplant

Juwan Adams Thybulle


Nearly as many teens are vaping marijuana as nicotine, NIH reports

Vaping Marijuana

Adult Health

When teens abuse parents, shame and secrecy make it hard to seek help

Teens abusing parents

Children's Health

More research shows benefits of bariatric surgery for obese teens with type 2 diabetes

Bariatric diabetes


Chester County teen wins $25,000 prize for vehicle blindspot technology

Alaina Gassler Blindspot


Pennsylvania high school football player wakes up 4 days after head injury

Patrick Maloney


Camden Freeholder: Ban vaping products until we understand the risks

New Jersey vaping ban

Health News

Tobacco sales to minors in Philly skyrocketed in 2018, health department says

Cigarettes Philly minors

Healthy Eating

Fast food may be a factor in rising teen depression, study finds

McDonald's Sodium


Man arrested in fatal shooting of 15-year-old girl in Atlantic City

Nahquil Lovest Atlantic City


San Francisco enacts ban on e-cigarette sales to curb youth addiction

Juul San Francisco


Two teens killed in lightning strike at Pennsylvania park

Mammoth Park


The place to go to make prom dreams out of simple cloth

Carroll - Fabric Row during prom season


Cherry Hill teen reaches final round of 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Children's Health

Teen drivers with ADHD far more likely to crash than peers

Car Crash Teens ADHD

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