There is nothing teenagers can do to try to speed up puberty, according to TeensHealth. Puberty usually begins for girls between ages 10 and 11 but can start as early as 7 and extend to 13. For boys, puberty begins betwe... More »

Social problems among teenagers, including social anxiety, depression, violence, underage drinking and early pregnancy, have been attributed to a number of possible causes, including the excessive use of online social ne... More »

The TeensHealth website from the Namours Foundation and the Women's and Children's Health Network's Kids' Health website both have easy to understand explanations about puberty directed at young teens. The CalmClinic web... More » Family Teenagers

A teenage male growth spurt is a period during puberty in which a teenage boy's bones and muscles grow at a steady, quick pace, according to KidsHealth. Growth spurts typically occur between ages 12 and 15 and are one of... More »

It is normal for teens to develop stretch marks during puberty or when they experience rapid weight gain, according to Teens Health. Both teen girls and boys are susceptible to developing stretch marks. More » Beauty & Fashion Skin Care Skin Blemishes

Teens can perform community service by mentoring a younger child, providing companionship to the elderly or working at animal shelters. Raising funds for worthy causes and maintaining a park or streets are other service ... More » Family Teenagers

Teens who have been in minor trouble with the law or who have behavioral issues have been found to benefit by volunteering in military-based programs, such as the boot camp at Fort Dix and the Freestate ChalleNGe [correc... More »