Home > Lifestyle > Teen > News News All sections in Teen » Your body » Your future » Your life » Your relationships » Teen News 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. Ask Teen Expert » Join Heart to Heart » Quiz Will the relationship last? » Test Push-ups » Types of drugs teens use Teens keep cyberbullying alive 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. 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. Cool teens may not come out on top Children who place less focus on popularity, and more focus on becoming honest, helpful and hardworking, are the ones who may ultimately achieve success. “ Latest comment on Health24 Jon Anthony says... he he Ja -- quickly come to your house and then quickly come in your house Why women should make porn ” 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step! Kick the habit » Cancer doesn't make smokers to quit Non-smokers don't use e-cigs Hookah contains benzene How South Africans quit smoking We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit.