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600,000 young adults join parents' health plans

Young adults are taking advantage of the health care law provision that allows people to remain on their parents' health plans at a larger rate than the government expected.  Full story

Gen Y Not Slackers, Just Slow Starters

Generation Y is often thought of as a slacker group of young adults who have failed to launch, delaying real careers and families until later in life. But new research suggests their heavy dependence on Mom and Dad might ultimately prepare them to be successful adults.   Full story

Autism therapy plummets post high school

Many teenagers with autism stop receiving speech therapy and other needed mental and physical health care services once they leave high school, according to a new study. Graduating seniors lose access to the services they obtained through their school-based special education programs. Full story

More U.S. teens getting dangerous prescriptions: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - The chance that a teenager or young adult will received a prescription for a controlled medication has nearly doubled in the last 15 years in the United States, according to a study. Full story

More teens getting dangerous prescriptions

The chance that a teenager or young adult will receive a prescription for a controlled medication has nearly doubled in the last 15 years in the U.S., according to a new report. Full story

No more running: Reform stabilizes one family

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  Mom refused to return racy library books

Florida mom Tina Harden tells msnbc she was willing to accrue fines while refusing to return what she called 'racy' books to her local library until they were moved out of the young adult section.

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