Home > Lifestyle > Teen > Your life Your life All sections in Teen » Your body » Your future » Your life » Your relationships » Teen News Easy access to drugs and booze ups teens' addiction risk A study found that teens who had alcohol and illegal drugs available at home started drinking and using drugs at a younger age. Ask Teen Expert » Quiz Will the relationship last? » Test Push-ups » From girl to woman From boy to man 'Condom Challenge' claims its first victim The internet brought us 'planking', the 'Ice-Bucket Challenge', and now: the 'Condom Challenge'. But it is more dangerous than you think. 12 tips for parents to support their matriculant Matric rates right up there as one of the most stressful times of life. That’s not just for the matriculants enduring the pressures of studying and the anxiety over their performance; it affects their families too. How teens can cope with exam stress Exam times are never easy. Are you prepared? Are you panicking? Natural health expert Erika Coertzen gives a few tips on coping with the stress. Happiness among teens can be infectious Teenagers can feed off peers' happiness, allowing them to forget about depression, a study suggests. Medical marijuana a risk for teen addiction Teens that have access to a legal source of pot are at greater risk of addiction than those who buy the drug illegally, a study shows. Teen pregnancy prevention Some pregnancy-prevention programs are 'tops' in their field. It's amazing how little such programmes deals with sex. Falling pregnant by touching boys? Confronting sex taboos Confronting sex taboos and reproduction health issues may reduce early pregnancies among teens in West and Central Africa. Teen mums face tough road to parenthood Every year, thousands of South African girls fall pregnant. Teen mums say that the road to parenthood is lonely and the battle to stay in school is hard won. Emo teens and the rising suicide rate in SA An alarming number of South African teens not only harm themselves, they are actively contemplating suicide. One group that's especially at risk is the subgroup known as Emos. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win a R2 000 Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.