Drivers under 25 are more likely to send text messages and make calls behind the wheel. They're also less able to handle distractions while driving. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Condom use has dropped among black youth, even as teens engage in less risky sexual behavior overall. Mike Segar/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Black Teens Are Getting The Message On HIV, But Risks Are Still There

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Tom Auffhammer, 17 (right) scoops ice cream in Syracuse, N.Y. Teens continue to face stiff competition for summer jobs, but a downward trend in summer hiring for teens actually predates the recession. Michelle Gabel/The Post-Standard/Landov hide caption

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Why A Teen Who Talks Back May Have A Bright Future

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With a little help and guidance, epileptic teens can have most of the same experiences as their peers, including learning to drive. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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With Help, Teens Can Manage Epilepsy

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In the Packard Pediatric Weight Control Program, kids learn that some foods, like cookies, cupcakes and soda, are "red lights" and shouldn't be eaten frequently. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Fighting Childhood Obesity: It's A Family Affair

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Kids who can't resist temptation early on may have trouble with it throughout their lives. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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BJ Casey on Talk of the Nation

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Trevor Reese, 13, gets his diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis booster shot from pediatric nurse practitioner Jenny Lu in Tustin, Calif., in August. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Teens And Tweens Find They Too Need Vaccines To Attend School

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Richard Meehan, 16, with his car at his home in Shelton, Conn in 2008. Researchers say tougher licensing laws have led to fewer fatal car crashes involving 16-year-old drivers. Bob Child/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Fatal Car Crashes Drop For 16-Year-Olds, Rise For Older Teens

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