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Morality: What Teens Believe

on October 18, 2018 by

23 percent of Millennials believe each individual is his or her own moral authority

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Rare, Polio-Like Paralyzing Disorder Affecting Children

on October 8, 2018 by

Between August 2014 and August 2018, the CDC received 362 cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM).

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US Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 1969

on October 7, 2018 by

Great news for Blacks and Hispanics

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Belonging: Greeting Students At The Door Brings Benefits

on October 6, 2018 by

Spending a few moments welcoming students promotes a sense of belonging, giving them social and emotional support that helps them feel invested…

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What’s Hot?

on October 6, 2018 by

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

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The “Most Stressful” Number Of Children You Can Have Is…

on October 4, 2018 by

Researchers reveal the most stressful number of children you can have

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Link Between Violent Video Games & Physical Aggression

on October 2, 2018 by

An international study looking at more than 17,000 adolescents, ages nine to 19, from 2010 to 2017

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Limiting Kids’ Screen Time Improves Brain Function

on October 2, 2018 by

Cutting back on screen time, along with the right amount of sleep and physical activity, is linked to improvements in cognition among…

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Screen Time = Dumb Time?

on September 30, 2018 by

Kids with the sharpest intellects spent less than two hours a day on their cellphones, tablets and computers, coupled with 9 to…

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Meet The ‘Lawnmower Parent….

on September 22, 2018 by

The new helicopter parents of 2018

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New York Fashion Week Spring Trends You Can Shop Now

on September 21, 2018 by

Shop our fall picks from the best affordable fashion brands so you can get a head-start on the looks we love.

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Navigating Screen Time And Device Distractions

on September 21, 2018 by

54% of U.S. teens say they spend too much time on their cellphones, and two-thirds of parents express concern over their teen’s…

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How winning friends may influence adolescent behaviors

on September 21, 2018 by

While risky behaviors were examined in this study, McMillan said that friendship networks may also shape positive behaviors

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Sleep-deprived teen

on September 20, 2018 by

Fifty-six percent of parents of teens who have sleep troubles believe the use of electronics is hurting their child’s shut-eye.

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Raising Kids With Religion Protects Their Mental Health

on September 18, 2018 by

Kids and teens who are raised with religious or spiritual practices tend to have better health and mental health as they age.

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Divorce Is Hard Enough On Children

on September 18, 2018 by

Why are our courts making it worse?

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Teens Are Over Face-To-Face Communication

on September 16, 2018 by

Teens now say their favorite mode of communication is texting (35%), surpassing face-to-face communication (32%).

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FDA Gets Tough On Juul, Other E-Cigarette Makers

on September 16, 2018 by

Calling the use of electronic cigarettes a burgeoning epidemic among teens, the U.S Food and Drug Administration announced a crackdown on the…

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What’s Hot?

on September 16, 2018 by

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

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Where Do Millennials And Gen Z Want To Work

on September 15, 2018 by

23,000 Millennial and Gen Z workers listed their dream employers and there’s 1 key difference

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Kids Game Apps Have Been Collecting Their Data

on September 13, 2018 by

How Game Apps That Captivate Kids Have Been Collecting Their Data

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Infographic: Teens Social Media Life

on September 12, 2018 by

Teens with low social emotional well being experience more of the negative effects of social media and kids with high social emotional…

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Navigating Screen Time

on September 2, 2018 by

Amid roiling debates about the impact of screen time on teenagers, roughly half of those ages 13 to 17 are themselves worried…

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Teens Too Busy Texting And Online To Read Books

on September 2, 2018 by

One of every three American teens has not read a book just for the fun of it in a year

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A Love-Hate Relationship Teenagers And Smartphones

on September 2, 2018 by

Feelings of pressure to respond immediately to notifications, to a sense of being overwhelmed by the flow of messages and information they…

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Teen Xanax Abuse Is Surging

on August 31, 2018 by

Melissa started using Xanax when she was in high school. they’re seeing a surge among adolescents and young adults

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Belong: Parents’ Religious Beliefs Affects Kids’ Suicide Risk

on August 26, 2018 by

Teens, especially girls, whose parents are religious may be less likely to die by suicide, no matter how they feel about religion…

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Beloit College Mindset List For The Class Of 2022

on August 26, 2018 by

For this year’s entering college class of 2022, human beings have…

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Dickies Are On Top of the World….Again

on August 26, 2018 by

How the brand worn by generations of construction workers, coal miners, soldiers, and skaters became the coolest pants you can own

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Flashback Study: Don’t Forget The Families

on August 20, 2018 by

Family Relationships are Key to Kids’ Character Strengths

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The Newest On Teens, Social Media & Technology

on August 14, 2018 by

Only 31% of young people said social media had “a mostly positive effect” on people their age

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AEO Says Body Positivity Pays

on August 11, 2018 by

AEO is increasingly finding that “body positivity” messages and real-life models can lead to record sales

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Boys Exposed: How Porn Traumatizes

on August 2, 2018 by

Children under the age of 10 now account for 1 in 10 visitors to porn video sites

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Nielsen: Blacks And Hispanics Are Tuning In

on August 2, 2018 by

Black and Hispanic consumers make up a third of American radio listeners

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Nielsen: The Growing Universe Of Streaming Video

on August 2, 2018 by

Historically, when people referred to TV, they usually meant the electrical box in the living room that entertained family

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Sibling Rivalry And Abuse

on July 29, 2018 by

What Parents Need to Know About Sibling Rivalry and Abuse

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Chemicals Chemicals Harming Children

on July 27, 2018 by

Chemicals in Food May Harm Children, Pediatricians’ Group Says

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Mobile Phone Radiation May Affect Memory

on July 21, 2018 by

Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions

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Chocolate Milk Vs Sports Drinks

on July 20, 2018 by

Chocolate Milk May be Better Than Sports Drinks for Exercise Recovery

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What’s Hot?

on July 15, 2018 by

A weekly listing of hot cultural items from the Internet, music, television and movies

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Self-Harm Up Among U.S. High School Students

on July 15, 2018 by

This year 1 in 4 high school girls will deliberately injure themselves by methods as extreme as cutting themselves or burning their…

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5 Stats On How Teens Use Technology

on July 6, 2018 by

Pew Research Center published a new study on how teenagers are using technology. It is a gold mine

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How Teens Choose To Communicate via Their Many Apps

on July 4, 2018 by

Detailed analysis of Instagram, Snapchat, Texting, Calling, FaceTime.

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Focus On Just One Sport Risks Burnout For Teens

on July 3, 2018 by

Taking one or two days a week and three or four months a year off from a primary sport.

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Parents’ Guide To Teen Summer Trends

on July 3, 2018 by

It’s hard enough to keep up with what’s hot and what’s not, which makes it harder for parents to connect with their…

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Negative Effects Of Helicopter Parenting And Kids Emotions, Behavior

on June 30, 2018 by

Over-controlling parenting, or “helicopter parenting,” can harm a child’s ability to manage his or her emotions and behavior.

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Today’s Sleepy Teens May Be Tomorrow’s Heart Patients

on June 30, 2018 by

Young teens who slept less than seven hours a night tended to have more body fat, elevated blood pressure and less healthy…

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Flashback: Fewer Teens Are Having Sex

on June 29, 2018 by

The CDC, teen risks, and who is vulnerable

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What Makes Churchgoers Stick With Their Congregation

on June 28, 2018 by

But don’t mess with a church’s beliefs or there may be an exodus, according to a new study from Nashville-based LifeWay Research.

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50% Of Teens Now Online ‘Almost Constantly’

on June 24, 2018 by

Nearly half of US teens report being online on a near constant basis, according to a new report from the Pew Research…

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The CDC, Teen Risks, And Who Is Vulnerable

on June 23, 2018 by

Fewer high school students are drinking, having sex and using drugs… but still “leaves room for concern.”

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‘Gatsbying’ Is The Bizarre New Dating Trend

on June 23, 2018 by

You’re doing it all just for the attention of that one person

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The Silent Tragedy Affecting Today’s Children

on June 20, 2018 by

How to raise mentally healthy children in today’s environment

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Video Game Addiction Is A Mental Health Disorder

on June 19, 2018 by

The World Health Organization thinks so – but some mental health experts strongly disagree

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More Teens Than Ever Would Try Marijuana

on June 17, 2018 by

One in four U.S. high school seniors would try marijuana or use it more often if it was legal, and that rate,…

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People Will Spend More Time Online Than Watching TV

on June 17, 2018 by

Next year, people around the world will spend more time online than they do watching TV, according to new data from measurement…

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For Teens, More Screen Time Tied To Less Sleep

on June 17, 2018 by

Greater amounts of daily screen time are associated with more insomnia symptoms and shorter sleep duration among adolescents.

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Millennials Reveal Their Top 100 Favorite Brands

on June 14, 2018 by

However, the generation’s favorite brands may not be what you’d guess.

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Flashback: Teens On Edge

on June 12, 2018 by

The Causes of Growing Anxiety in Today’s Kids

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Is Gen Z The Most Success-Oriented Generation?

on June 12, 2018 by

Personal achievement, whether educational or professional (43%), and hobbies and pastimes (42%) are the things most central to Gen Z’s identity.

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Study: Depression Striking More Young People Than Ever

on June 12, 2018 by

There’s been a sharp spike in cases of major depression among teens and millennials

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Selfies And Teenage Body Image

on June 12, 2018 by

Teens who were more invested in their selfies, spending more time choosing a photo or editing it, were more dissatisfied with their…

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Europe’s Christians Are As Religious As America’s ‘Nones’

on June 4, 2018 by

Only 13 percent of American nones say religion is “very important” in their lives; only 14 percent of Western European Christians say…

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Gaming Report

on June 4, 2018 by

For the ninth year in a row, Nielsen has conducted extensive research into how Americans feel about—and consume—gaming.

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Pot Replacing Tobacco, Booze As Teens’ Drug Of Choice

on June 2, 2018 by

In an analysis of nationwide surveys from between 20014 and 2014, researchers have found that pot is increasingly replacing cigarettes and alcohol…

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Kids In High-Risk Situations More Likely To Become Violent Adults

on June 2, 2018 by

Experiencing physical or sexual abuse, migration, cannabis consumption, or problematic alcohol use as a child or teen leads to a higher risk…

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Barna: What The UK Doesnt Know About The Church

on May 31, 2018 by

Much to celebrate about the work of the Church in the UK. But how are churches perceived by non-churchgoers?

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Uber For Kids?

on May 29, 2018 by

New ride-sharing service looks to after-school market

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Teens Exposed To More Junk Food Ads Eat More Junk Food

on May 29, 2018 by

The largest study of its kind found teens who were exposed to more junk food advertising consumed more unhealthy foods every week.

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Teen Night Owls More Prone To Behavioral Problems

on May 29, 2018 by

Adolescents who are naturally inclined to stay up late at night are more likely to suffer from insomnia as well as behavioral…

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Are Smartphones Causing More Teen Suicides?

on May 25, 2018 by

Increases in depression and suicide appeared among teens in 2012 – the same time smartphone ownership became the norm

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Social Media Stars More Influential Than Celebrities

on May 25, 2018 by

More than one third (34%) of kids aged 6-17 consider social media stars* to be among their top role models, outranking the…

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Teens Are Choosing Marijuana As Their First Substance

on May 25, 2018 by

Youth aged 12-21 dramatically increased first-time consumption of marijuana a over alcohol and tobacco.

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Why Teens Are Exhausted And Burnt Out

on May 24, 2018 by

“And we wonder why our young adults are currently being diagnosed with depression and anxiety at staggering and unheard-of rates.”

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Misuse Of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Drugs

on May 22, 2018 by

There were 156,365 calls to poison control centers for people under 20 who were improperly exposed to ADHD medication

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Men (15-29) May Be More Selfless Than Older Generations

on May 21, 2018 by

A recent study asked 630 Canadian men ages 15 to 29 to identify the values they thought all guys should embody

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The world’s most popular iPhone app

on May 20, 2018 by

The Chinese mini-music-video social network Douyin was the most downloaded iOS app in the first quarter of 2018

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Too Many Extracurricular Activities For Kids May Do Harm

on May 19, 2018 by

Parents should be mindful of how much time their children are spending in extracurricular activitie

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More U.S. Parents Smoking Pot Around Kids

on May 19, 2018 by

Progress made in limiting kids’ exposure to secondhand smoke could be undermined by the increasing popularity of smoking marijuana among parent

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U.K: Men Impotence Epidemic And Erectile Dysfunction

on May 16, 2018 by

Nearly half (43%) of men aged 18-60 across the UK are suffering impotence, stress(49%), anxiety (29%) boozing (26%).

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‘Indoor Generation’

on May 15, 2018 by

‘Indoor generation’: A quarter of Americans spend all day inside, survey finds

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Why Teenagers Should Understand Their Own Brains

on May 15, 2018 by

And Why Their Teachers Should Too!

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How To Get Your Kids Off Their Screens

on May 15, 2018 by

Excessive screen time has been linked to obesity, disturbed sleep, behavioral issues, poor social skills, and less play time (which in itself…

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Why Kids And Teens May Face More Anxiety These Days

on May 14, 2018 by

With (social media), it’s all about the self-image — who’s ‘liking’ them, who’s watching them, who clicked on their picture

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Teens, Parents Aren’t On Same Page With The Sex Talk

on May 13, 2018 by

When it comes to having “the talk,” many teens admit they’re not communicating with their parents or their doctors about sex, new…

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Benefits Of Nurturing Parenting

on May 13, 2018 by

Nurturing parents pass along strategies that help their children build and maintain positive relationships in adulthood.

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Poorer Cognition….Soccer Ball vs Collisions

on May 13, 2018 by

Poorer Cognition May Stem More from Heading Soccer Ball, Not Collisions

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More Unmarried Parents Living As Couples

on May 9, 2018 by

More than a third (35 percent) of unmarried parents in 2017 were living with a partner, a dramatic increase from 20 percent…

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May The Force (Of God) Be With You

on May 7, 2018 by

The theology of many Americans—and some evangelicals—belongs in a galaxy far, far away. They see God more as a force—like what is…

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Big Decline In Births To Girls Under 15

on May 5, 2018 by

There’s been a steep decline over the past two decades in births to American girls under the age of 15

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Youth Tackle Football Linked To Cognitive Symptoms

on May 5, 2018 by

Starting to play tackle football before age 12 could lead to earlier onset of cognitive and emotional symptoms among athletes who were…

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Boy Scouts Overrun By Sex & Gender Revolutionaries

on May 3, 2018 by

But somewhere along the way – They lost their moral compass and…I don’t think there’s a merit badge for that.

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Drinking In Adolescence Derails Brain Development

on May 2, 2018 by

“When we did this study, we saw that children as young as 12 sometimes start drinking.”

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13 And Depressed: Why Young Teen Girls Are At Risk

on May 2, 2018 by

Why girls are more at risk for depression than boys and how to help them cope.

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Young Americans Are The Loneliest

on May 1, 2018 by

A new study finds that young people are reporting loneliness in increasing numbers and at a rate outpacing that of their elderly…

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Rejecting ‘Mommy’ And ‘Daddy

on May 1, 2018 by

LGBT parents assume new names

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Self-Harm And Show Suicidal Behaviors

on April 29, 2018 by

Cyberbullying Victims May Be Twice as Likely to Self-Harm and Show Suicidal Behaviors

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Teens Don’t Know Juul Contains Addictive Nicotine

on April 29, 2018 by

Many young Americans don’t realize that the wildly popular Juul e-cigarettes contain highly addictive nicotine, putting them at risk for future cigarette…

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College Drinking Culture

on April 23, 2018 by

College Drinking Culture In Spain, Argentina, And The USA: An Examination Of Impulsivity, College Alcohol Beliefs, And Alcohol Outcomes

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More Young Adults Living With Their Parents In 75 Years

on April 22, 2018 by

According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, 33% of 25-29 year olds lived with their parents or grandparents in…