Depressed Teen

Parents: Signs of Teen Depression You Should Know

Tags: depression, mood, teenager, teens

If your child shows persistent signs of depression -- sadness, crying spells, behavior changes -- take steps to get help right away. Here's what to watch for.

Texting Teen

‘Sexting’ Can Indicate Other Sexual Behaviors in Teens

Tags: child safety, electronics, growing pains of parenting, sexting, teenager, teens

Researchers say that parents and teachers should monitor the texts their children or students send and receive and be aware that sexting can be an issue as early as middle school.


Smoking — The Hookah Habit Is Harmful

Tags: Be Well e-News, smoking, stop smoking, teenager, tobacco, Wellness Institute

Teens may find hookah smoking glamorous and exotic, but it is every bit as addictive as cigarette smoking — and may be more so.

teenager looking at acne in mirror

4 Tips for Teenage Acne

Tags: acne, dermatologist, dermatology, skin care, teenager

Trouble with teen acne? These four tips may help clear things up and if the trouble persists, a dermatologist can help.

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Chat With a Doctor: Your Teenager During the Holiday Season

Tags: chat with a doctor, holiday season 2012, teenager, webchat

Want to encourage your teenager to give back to the community? The holidays are a great time to start. Talk with a Cleveland Clinic physician during a live webchat Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at noon (ET).