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A new study finds that obese teen girls perform worse on school standardized exams than girls with a healthy weight.
Police say a sexting case in Prince William County is an example of a growing problem and that parents need to take a greater role in monitoring their children's online and mobile activity.
Proposed changes to public school start and end times are getting a lot of attention in Montgomery County, and there's still time to share your opinion.
Fairfax County school officials are still weighing their options as they consider delaying start times for high school students.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommend children who suffer a concussion should take time off of school as well as from the playing field. And local doctors are working with area schools to expand concussion treatment to the classroom.
Decades of sleep research have confirmed what parents know: It's hard for teenagers to wake up early. Some high schools have adopted later starts but other districts say it's too complicated to shift schedules
Teenagers aren't as crazy about Facebook as they used to be. So what's hot now?
The third-leading cause of death among young people isn't disease or accident -- it's suicide. And according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, one happens every 13.7 minutes.
"This is really a huge problem," says the study's lead author, Dr. Andrew Adesman
A local teen's clothing choice is causing a ruffle in the dress policy at a Montgomery County high school.
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