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The popularity of e- cigarettes continue to grow.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Survey: E-cigs Surpass Regular Cigs in Teen Use

Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds.

12/16/2014

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Va. Crime Commission To Discuss Lessening ‘Sexting’ Penalties

After several stories involving ‘sexting’ among teenagers in Virginia drew national attention earlier this year, the Virginia State Crime Commission is discussing the criminal consequences of such behavior.

11/18/2014

The man pictured in this sketch is wanted for sexually assaulting two teenagers in Laurel, Maryland. (Sketch courtesy of Prince George's Co. Police)

Police Looking For Suspect in Sexual Assault of Two Laurel Teenagers

Police are asking for people’s help to find a man suspected of sexually assaulting two teenage girls in Laurel, Maryland.

10/02/2014

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Pediatricians Urge IUDs or Implants For Teen Girls

Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation’s most influential pediatricians’ group recommends.

09/29/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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1 Teen Killed, 2 Others Seriously Injured In Md. Accident

One teenager was killed and two others were taken to the hospital with serious injuries after their car hit a tree early Saturday morning in Montgomery County.

08/30/2014

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Parents Urged To Warn Teens Against Taking Dangerous ‘Fire Challenge’

The “game” involves teenagers recording themselves as they pour lighter fluid all over their body before lighting the flame.

08/06/2014

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Adding A Teen Driver To Your Insurance Leads To 79% Higher Cost

Adding a teenage driver to a married couple’s car insurance policy leads to a 79% higher average annual premium

07/17/2014

mother holds her toddler son at the U.S. Border Patrol detainee processing center. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Plan To House Immigrant Children In Va. on Hold

A U.S. government plan to temporarily shelter hundreds of Central American children and teenagers on the campus of a closed college in rural Virginia was put on hold Monday amid complaints by local officials that they were kept in the dark.

06/16/2014

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Autistic Boy Wants Charges Dropped For Girls Accused of Abusing Him

An autistic Maryland teenager tells The Washington Post that he wants to remain friends with the girls accused of abusing him.

04/22/2014

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