Most young people killed are "vulnerable" road users: pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists.
A study of more than 5 000 teenagers produced the first resounding evidence that cannabis is a gateway to cocaine, amphetamines, ...
Ten-year-old Ammarah Gordon has to have constant transfusions just to stay alive, writes Viwe Ndongeni
More than a quarter of primary school children think cheese comes from plants while one in ten teenagers say fruit pastilles are healthy.
Water-themed parties and superhero themes are great to keep the children involved and keep their fun quotient high, say experts.
Blackmailers befriend teenagers online, convince them to send explicit pictures of themselves and then demand money while ...
The sports supplement industry has found a new market to latch onto, writes Marchelle Abrahams.
Researchers have found that puberty hormones might trigger certain changes in the brain that could impede aspects of flexible learning during youth.
New educational programme, designed to teach children about internet safety issues.
Gardening can plant the seed for love of nature, writes Sacha van Niekerk.
Called the deodorant challenge, it’s taking over UK schools faster than wildfire and parents have cause for concern, writes Marchelle Abrahams.
Teenagers who text more than 300 times a day are more likely to have unsafe sex, say researchers.
Soft contact lenses can be safely prescribed to children and adolescents, with no increase in adverse effects compared to adults, says a study.
Baby teeth from children with autism contain more toxic lead and less of essential nutrients such as zinc and manganese.
Doctors warn that a severe allergic reaction could be life-threatening and that parents, teachers and childminders should ...
Social media have changed the way we grieve, how we say goodbye, but mostly they have changed the lives of young people, writes Omeshnie Naidoo.