An analysis of census data shows there's been a reversal of a long-time marriage trend.
The Pew Research Center analysis says young adults with college degrees are now more likely to be married than those who are less educated. The reversal comes as the struggling economy pushes weddings to... more »
Scientists are puzzling over a surprising increase in stomach cancer in young white adults, while rates in all other American adults have declined.
Chances for developing stomach cancer are still very low in young adults but the incidence among 25 to 39 year old whites nonetheless climbed by almost... more »
Young adults between 18 and 29 are anxious about being able to pay for their educational, housing and health care needs. Those are findings from a new poll that suggests many worry they will never be better off than their parents.
The poll by Harvard's Institute of Politics found... more »
Simon & Schuster Books for Young readers said Tuesday that actress-singer Hilary Duff will work on a series of young adult novels that starts with "Elixir," to be published in October. The first novel will feature the worldwide adventures of photojournalist Clea Raymond.
Duff also plans a nonfiction book... more »
More skiers are taking recommendations to wear helmets on the slopes. But helmet use is catching on more with the youngest and oldest. A study out by the Colorado-based National Ski Areas Association shows that nearly half of all skiers wore helmets last season, 48 percent. That's up from a... more »
Think your kid isn't "sexting"? Think again. An Associated Press-MTV poll finds lots of young people are sharing sexually explicit photos, videos and chat on their cell phones or online. More than a quarter of teens and young adults say they've done it, despite sometimes grim consequences. Young people across... more »
Pueblo County has reported its second H1N1 swine flu death in a week. The two victims have been identified as Ronald Berumen, 37, and Jacqueline Romero, 21. Each had underlying health conditions. Berumen suffered from a seizure disorder while Romero was diabetic.
Berumen died in the emergency room of... more »
The largest U.S. analysis of adult hospitalized swine flu patients has found that 46 percent did not have asthma or any other underlying condition. Health officials looked at 1,400 adult swine flu hospitalizations in 10 states. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official released some of the details at... more »