Researchers analyzed a sample of about 221 million prescriptions from 2016 to 2022, in Americans between the ages of 12 and 25. The increase was prominent among young women and girls.
Their parents saw decades of significant economic expansion. But today, China's young workforce faces the prospects of slower economic growth.
The most popular brands of e-cigarettes among underage smokers are illegal disposables, specifically Elf Bar/EB Designs (56.7%) and Esco Bars (21.6%), according to this year's National Youth Tobacco Survey.
On the 60th anniversary of the Peoples’ March on Washington, a group of student activists in Georgia announced a policy platform that addresses their demands to the state.
Participants were asked questions about their parents' general parenting style and how that affected their thoughts and feelings in the previous two weeks.
In a hard-fought race that concluded with Georgia's runoff election on Dec. 6, 2022, Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker to retain his seat in the U.S. Senate for a full six-year term. The demographic that helped push Warnock ahead of Walker in the runoff were young voters between the ages of 18 to 24 years old.
Climate anxiety is on the rise in younger generations, as they face inheriting a hotter planet. Here's their advice on how to cope with those feelings.
Globally, boys and young men made up two-thirds of all deaths among young people in 2019. A recent report finds that many such deaths in this "neglected" age group are preventable.
The director general is asking for a halt for at least two months. His hope is to use all available doses to vaccinate 10% of the population in every country by the end of September.
In his new book for Gen Z readers, Charles Kenny explains why despite all the gloom and doom, the world is getting better for billions. NPR turned to two Gen Zers to help ask him the tough questions.
How do you fight misinformation around neglected tropical diseases? In this competition, teams of college students across the globe had 24 hours to cook up a cool plan.
Ivey Hall, Executive Director of the Macon Area Habitat for Humanity said this unique partnership between the Bibb County Schools and Habitat continues to provide many opportunities during such a difficult time for many in the community.
Shakuntala Thilsted, one of the world's leading researchers of fish as a source of nutritious food, is the first woman of Asian heritage to receive the World Food Prize.
African TV execs say it's unlike any show for kids that's been produced and broadcast on the continent — especially with its focus on women presenters and scientists.
The U.N. finds that nearly half of all children younger than 5 in Afghanistan, some 3.1 million, are facing acute malnutrition. Mothers share their plight to provide the children sustenance.