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A pair of studies show declines in opioid use by young people, including prescription use, intentional misuse and accidental poisonings. Gabe Souza/Portland Press Herald/Getty Images hide caption

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Depression Strikes Today's Teen Girls Especially Hard

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Teen Night Owls Struggle To Learn And Control Emotions At School

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Pediatricians realize parents need strategies beyond "Put down that phone!" Jiangang Wang/Moment Editorial/Getty Images hide caption

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No Snapchat In The Bedroom? An Online Tool To Manage Kids' Media Use

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Sure, keeping a teenager's thoughts corralled may seem like lion taming. But that impulsivity may help them learn, too. Luciano Lozano/Getty Images hide caption

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Catherine Msimango, 18, takes a nightly pill to protect her against HIV. "It's all about my safety," says the South African high schooler. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Why Healthy Teens Are Taking A Daily Anti-AIDS Pill

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Jaime Rangel helps Gustavo Ruiz, 12, align a tire on his bike, at a recent community event in southeast Fresno, Calif. As manager for Bici Projects, Rangel promotes cycling in the Latino community as a great way to get in shape. Farida Jhabvala Romero/KQED hide caption

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Efforts aimed at teen drinking and driving help reduce deaths, but so do broader alcohol control efforts. Roy Morsch/Corbis RM Stills/Getty Images hide caption

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The Benicia Compliments page sprang up on Instagram as a platform for girls attending Benicia High School to tag each other in positive social media posts. Shawn Wen/Youth Radio hide caption

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Teen Girls Flip The Negative Script On Social Media

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