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1 teen dead, 2 injured in Montgomery County collision

Shawn Gangloff, 15, of Olney, who was in the back seat at the time of the crash, has died from his injuries.

Monday - 09/01/2014, 01:41pm EDT

Tags: Olney, Md., Montgomery County, accident,

Exercise can improve self-esteem, mood for teens, tweens

The power of exercise has another benefit for teens and tweens: Helping to ward off depression and improve self-esteem.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 03:55pm EDT

Tags: mental health, exercise, paula wolfson, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Maryland ranks among best states for teen drivers

A study reveals a list of the best states for teen drivers, so parents can take the essential precautions to assure safety for their children.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 12:09pm EDT

Tags: WalletHub, driving, Nicole Curtis

Fairfax solicits feedback on 4 school start time plans

Parents will have two months to debate four school start time proposals.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 05:54pm EDT

Tags: Fairfax County Public Schools, school start times, sleep,

Study finds link between teen obesity and learning gap

A new study finds that obese teen girls perform worse on school standardized exams than girls with a healthy weight.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 01:27pm EDT

Tags: obesity, learning, paula wolfson

Police urge parents to monitor their teen's mobile apps

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.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 04:35pm EDT

Tags: mobile apps, sexting, parenting, computer harassment, crime, kathy stewart

Montgomery Co. schools seek input on changes to school start times

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.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 09:23am EST

Tags: School start time, michelle basch, Montgomery County, Montgomery County Public Schools, mcps,

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Still no decision on Fairfax start times, budget impact unknown

Fairfax County school officials are still weighing their options as they consider delaying start times for high school students.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 02:36am EST

Tags: Fairfax County Public Schools, school start times, kathy stewart, sleep deprivation,

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Local doctors work with schools to improve concussion treatment

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.

Monday - 10/28/2013, 08:16pm EDT

Tags: concussions, neuropsychology, children, paula wolfson

Starting high school later may help sleepy teens

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

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 03:04pm EDT

Tags: sleep, school start times, Anne Arundel Public Schools

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