Instagram To Block Content Promoting Weight-Loss Products, Cosmetic Procedures To Users Under 18Instagram, owned by Facebook, announced a new policy that will block, and sometimes remove, content promoting weight-loss or cosmetic procedures to younger teens.
Study: Social Media Use May Harm Teens' Mental Health By Disrupting Positive ActivitiesSocial media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls. But a new study argues that the issue may be more complex than experts think.
Juul Exec: Never Intended Electronic Cigarette For TeensA top executive for San Francisco-based Juul Labs said that his company never intended its electronic cigarettes to be adopted by underage teenagers during testimony in front of congressional representatives
2 More Teen Suspects Arrested In Connection With Tanforan Mall ShootingPolice in San Bruno confirmed Thursday that two additional teen suspects involved with the shooting that took place at the Tanforan Shopping Center on July 2 have been arrested.
Coast Guard Rescues Teen Sailors From Sinking Sailboat In Tomales BayThe U.S. Coast Guard rescued two teens whose boat was in danger of sinking in Tomales Bay Tuesday evening.
San Jose Assault Involving Group Of Teens Leaves 2 Men HospitalizedTwo men were taken to a hospital on Monday night after five or six people in south San Jose - ranging from 16 to 18 years old - allegedly assaulted them, according to police.
Police Say 2 Armed Teens Broke Into San Francisco Home To Steal CashInvestigators believe two teens armed with guns entered a home in San Francisco’s Outer Mission neighborhood Sunday afternoon in order to take cash, police said.
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 'Oskar Tour' Helps Students Using Humor, DramaTheatreWorks Silicon Valley's Oskar Tour is a unique way to help kids stand up to bullying and stress, using humor and drama.
Liability Issues Raised In Wake Of Fatal Electrocution Of Teen Boys At Dixon CanalTwo days after two 17-year-old boys were fatally electrocuted in a Dixon canal, the Solano Irrigation District is consulting lawyers about liability concerns in the deadly incident.
Dixon-Area Teens Killed By Electrified Bridge While Trying To Save DogTwo Dixon-area teens were electrocuted when they attempted to save a dog that had fallen into an irrigation canal and came in contact with an electrified metal bridge, authorities revealed Tuesday.
FDA Questions Juul, Altria Commitment To Combat Teen VapingThe head of the FDA questions whether Juul and its new partner Altria are following through on pledges to help reverse the boom in underage vaping.
FDA To Crack Down On Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored VapesIn a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U.S. health official pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars and tighten rules governing the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.
Juul To Eliminate Social Media Accounts, Stop Retail Sales Of FlavorsThe CEO of e-cigarette maker Juul announced plans Tuesday to eliminate some of its social media accounts and halt most retail sales of flavor products as part of a plan to restrict access to minors.
Sale Of Flavored Tobacco, Vaping Products Banned In Marin CountyFlavored tobacco and vaping products will be banned from Marin County store shelves in a matter of months.
Juul's Social Media Draws Alarming Number Of Teen Followers, Study Finds Even though the company has vowed not to market to underage users, a new study shows many adolescents are being exposed to the device through social media.