Home > Lifestyle > Teen > News News All sections in Teen » Your body » Your future » Your life » Your relationships » Teen News Online sexual advances common for kids Nearly one in five children who go online say they've received at least one unwanted sexual advance in cyberspace. Ask Teen Expert » Join Heart to Heart » Quiz Will the relationship last? » Test Push-ups » Types of drugs teens use Teens keep cyberbullying alive The Paracetamol Challenge: Teens 'risking lives' in new social media craze A new social media craze– the Paracetamol Challenge – purportedly urges teenagers to take huge doses of the the over-the-counter painkiller and, while some reports say a child has been hospitalised because of it, others are questioning whether it's just a hoax. Youth health: Push to end preventable deaths Improving the quality of health services for adolescents, who die most from highly preventable causes, has taken centre stage at a health summit in Johannesburg. SA's troubled teens want to see blood Some teenagers are so numbed out that they can't feel any emotions so they cut themselves just to feel something, a clinical psychologist tells Health24. Alcohol ads on TV affect kids' drinking behaviour According to recent research, there is a link between TV alcohol advertisements and young people's drinking behaviours. Obese people targeted by cyberbullies 'Fat' jokes and other negative messages are common on social media sites, and women are often singled out, a study finds. Four young men die during initiation The number of boys dying during initiations countrywide is alarming. Four have already died this year, one in the Eastern Cape and three in Mpumalanga. “ Latest comment on Health24 Lillian Johnson says... There is no secret as such and only a proper diet is required. In order to have a healthy lifestyle and a health body people do not need to hit the gym as is often the opinion of... The secret to losing weight ” These troubled teens are having sex earlier Boys and girls who are unruly and aggressive from a young age were found to be more likely to start having sex before age 16, according to researchers. Alcohol blackouts common in UK teens According to research, by the age of 19 nearly three-quarters of UK teenagers have become unconscious as a result of drinking alcohol. Texting improves link between sick teens and doctors Adolescents with chronic diseases who were allowed to text their doctors were better equipped to manage their own healthcare and more likely to request help at the first sign of problems, a new study has found. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Migraines – more than just a headache Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Keeping your skin soft, moisturised and winter-ready The health benefits of donating blood Live healthier » Novel health supplement now available in SA stores Omega Caro-E, a locally developed and patented fish oil supplement is now available in South Africa. » Reduce bladder leakages by clenching Stirling Gravitas, gold medallist at life, explains how to beat those bladder leakages!