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A Third Of American Millennials Live With Their Parents

on May 26, 2017 by

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How This Teen Fell Into A World Of Secret Sexting, Alcohol And Drugs

on May 22, 2017 by

How she managed to recover from her attachment to her phone and social media

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2 Kids Obsessed With Electronic Devices Get An Intervention

on May 22, 2017 by

Autumn, a mother of two, and her family went four weeks without using devices

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Obsessed Video Gamer Dad Tries To Give Up Games For His Family

on May 22, 2017 by

“I would say he’s a functioning addict,” Maria said of her husband, Chris


Gaming Addiction: “I Just Can’t Take The Regular Schooling Anymore,”

on May 22, 2017 by

Teen who skipped school to play video games goes through treatment in the wilderness

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?..Social Network Ranks As The Worst For Young People’s Mental Health

on May 20, 2017 by

Posting constant updates on the social network could reveal emotional stress

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Amazon Hot Toy List Calls For Summer Of STEM

on May 19, 2017 by

Amazon predicts products from Disney and Little Tikes will top toy sales this summer as movie-themed and STEM products continue to grow…

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Teen Student Drinking Declines, But 1 In 6 Binge Drink

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Pornography Could Be Ruining Men’s Sex Lives

on May 15, 2017 by

A growing a number of scientists are becoming concerned about its toxic effect on real relationships

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Legalized Pot Sends More Teens To ER

on May 14, 2017 by

A Colorado children’s hospital saw 4 times as many marijuana-intoxicated teenagers land in its ER or urgent care centers following legalization of…

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Bullied In 5th Grade, Prone To Drug Abuse By High School

on May 14, 2017 by

…more likely to show signs of depression in seventh grade, and abuse substances like alcohol, marijuana or tobacco in 10th grade, researchers…


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on May 13, 2017 by

The $500,000 Trend Spinning The Toy Industry Upside Down

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Infographic: Marijuana And The Teen Brain

on May 10, 2017 by

With legalization of marijuana happening in a growing number of states, it’s easy for kids to buy the lie that marijuana…

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Adolescent Suicidality, Self-harm Doubles In US Hospitals

on May 9, 2017 by

From 2008 to 2015, suicidality and serious self-harm nearly doubled among children aged 15 to 17 years presenting to a hospital

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Most Teens Have Taken Social Media Break

on May 6, 2017 by

Nearly 60 percent of teens in the U.S. have taken a break from social media, the bulk of them even voluntarily, a…

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Overall Youth Violence On The Decline In U.S.

on May 6, 2017 by

New research contradicts the popular wisdom, finding that youth violence has sharply declined over the last decade

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Cannabis Use In Adolescence Linked to schizophrenia

on May 1, 2017 by

Cannabis in other ways during adolescence may serve as a catalyst for schizophrenia in individuals already susceptible to the disorder

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Set Family Routines Cut Down on Obesity

on April 29, 2017 by

Regulate meals, bedtime and screen time — and not only improve their child’s emotional health, but also cut down on the likelihood…

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College Students May Forget Class Content to Protect Self-Image

on April 29, 2017 by

Forgetting content from a stressful math class may be one way to protect an individual’s belief that they are good at math


Study: Female Genital Mutilation In The US

on April 26, 2017 by

A new national campaign against “Female Genital Mutilation” that is commonplace in some immigrant communities


1,000 Shoot In Chicago So Far This Year

on April 26, 2017 by

There were also 3,500 shootings, mostly concentrated in poor sections of the city with rampant gang and drug-related violence


Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness

on April 23, 2017 by

Frequent “phys ed” classes not only improve fitness, they also encourage healthy living, finds a study from Oregon State University


What American Teens Want To Be When They Grow Up

on April 23, 2017 by

When it comes to careers, young people have stars in their eyes, hoping to one day be athletes, artists, or entertainers

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Black Teens Are The Most Active….On Social Media And Messaging Apps

on April 22, 2017 by

​Instagram and Snapchat are Most Popular Social Networks for Teens

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Census: More Americans 18-to-34 Now Live With Parents Than With Spouse

on April 21, 2017 by

“There are now more young people living with their parents than in any other arrangement,”

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Is Youth Culture A Thing Of The Past?

on April 20, 2017 by

Peter Watts

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Teens Can’t Get Enough of Mobile Video

on April 16, 2017 by

Seven in 10 teen smartphone users spend at least three hours per day watching video on their phones

Pablo Vega, a former video-game tester for Electronic Arts Inc. who is forced to live at home because of his job situation, reads a book in his bedroom in Madrid, Spain, on Monday, May 28, 2012. More than half of all workers under age 24 are jobless and 37 percent of Spaniards between 18 and 34 live with their parents. Photographer: Angel Navarrete/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Pablo Vega Gonzalez

Millennials Lag Behind on Traditional Markers of Adulthood

on April 16, 2017 by

Differences in how 25- to 34-year-old millennials are living today, compared to baby boomers back in 1980


Trying To Pick Your Best Selfie For Instagram? Ask A Stranger

on April 15, 2017 by

Research has suggested the images we pick ourselves are less likely to convey a good impression

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Opioid Epidemic…..A Parents Nightmare

on April 14, 2017 by

Will began his path to addiction as a freshman at College after being introduced to the prescription stimulant Adderall

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Popular Kids In Danger In Their 20’s

on April 13, 2017 by

Cool Kids are at greater risk…

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Commentary: Teen Binge Drinking

on April 11, 2017 by

“alcohol causes more damage to the developing brain of teenagers than was previously thought, injuring them significantly more than it does…

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The Highs and Lows of Teens’ Instagram Use

on April 9, 2017 by

Teens’ use of the photo-sharing service Instagram has both risks and benefits, a new study suggests. Frequent use was linked to a…

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Sexual Abuse May Cause Early Puberty in Girls

on April 9, 2017 by

A new study finds that girls with a history of sexual abuse entered puberty eight to 12 months earlier than those who…


What’s Hot?

on April 9, 2017 by

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

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Half of US working families are living paycheck to paycheck

on April 7, 2017 by

1 in 3 Americans (31 percent) don’t have at least $500 set aside to cover an unexpected emergency expense

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What Happens In An Internet Minute In 2016? ……Infographic

on April 4, 2017 by

The statistics are mind-boggling and put in perspective how scalable platforms have taken over the world

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Most Teens Who Abuse Opioids First Got Them From a Doctor

on April 2, 2017 by

Most American teenagers who abuse opioid drugs first received the drugs from a doctor, a new study finds

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Synthetic Pot Linked to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens

on April 2, 2017 by

Teens who use synthetic pot are at a heightened risk for violent behavior, risky sex and abuse of other drugs, a U.S….


Generation Z: Desperate For Rules

on March 28, 2017 by

He chose celibacy, he wrote, not because of religious convictions, but because his conscience drove him to it

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Serious Crash Often A Wake-Up Call For Teen Drivers

on March 26, 2017 by

No matter how often teenagers are told to drive safely, some might not heed that advice until they are involved in a…


“Tech Tatto”

on March 23, 2017 by

These tattoos conduct electricity, turning you into a very basic cyborg


Here’s The Difference Between “High School in 1970 and 2015.”

on March 23, 2017 by

What a reminder of how much things have changed in just a few decades


Middle School Suicides Reach An All-Time High

on March 22, 2017 by

The suicide rate among youngsters ages 10 to 14 has been steadily rising, and doubled in the U.S. from 2007 to 2014,…


Islam The World’s Fastest Growing Religion

on March 21, 2017 by

Muslim women have more children, on average — 3.1 children compared to 2.3 for all other religious


Powerful New Drug: Pink

on March 21, 2017 by

Heroin and opioids killed more people in counties inside The Triangle than murders and car accidents combined in 2015


Participation In Contact Sports Increases Risk Of Opioid/Heroin Use

on March 19, 2017 by

Study suggests high school athletes who play high-contact sports (like hockey or football) are at greater risk for heroin use and nonmedical…

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Leisure Time At Home May Be Best Path To Happy Family

on March 17, 2017 by

“The best predictor of happiness for families may be spending quality time together in familiar activities inside the home. And that’s great…

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Teens Rule The Web

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Cyberbullying May Bring Playground Victims Online

on March 13, 2017 by

A new U.K. study finds that cyberbullying typically does not create new victims — it is merely a continuation of face-to-face bullying

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As Pot Legalization Advances, Pediatricians Warn Of Dangers

on March 5, 2017 by

The (AAP) is urging doctors to protect children from the harms of marijuana as the nation becomes increasingly tolerant of the drug’s…

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Online Risks For Teens – But They Rarely Tell Their Parents

on March 5, 2017 by

1 out of 4 times that a teen encountered a risky online situation did they tell their parents about it


No Meds Needed: Study Finds Doing This Eases Anxiety

on February 28, 2017 by

…How about mindfulness meditation on the Word of God?

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How Teens Media Consumption Has Changed [infographic]

on February 28, 2017 by

True Facts About Teens And Media: Now & Then


Oxford Study: Teen Screen Time And Wellbeing?

on February 28, 2017 by

257 minutes: the time teens can spend on computers each day before harming wellbeing

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Smart Kids Prone To Dumb Choices On Pot, Alcohol

on February 27, 2017 by

A new study finds that brainy students are more likely to drink or try marijuana, but they stayed away from tobacco

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Sleepy Teens 4.5X More Likely To Commit Crimes As Adults

on February 27, 2017 by

“It’s the first study to our knowledge to show that daytime sleepiness during teenage years are associated with criminal offending 14 years…

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Why Millennials Keep Ditching Your Company….Church

on January 30, 2017 by

46.6% of millennials listed corporate social responsibility as a factor in choosing an employer. ie. community service program every month

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Botox Is Booming Among Teens

on January 30, 2017 by

Selfie culture…youngest patients are after a Photoshopped look (“It’s almost like auto correct,” he said) $382 per treatment


Generation X More Addicted To Social Media Than Millennials

on January 29, 2017 by

The 29-page report was based on data from 9,000 smartphone and 1,300 tablet users from across the country from last July through…

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Middle-Aged Americans Beat Millennials In Time Spent On Social Media

on January 29, 2017 by

Gen X spends nearly seven hours a week on social networks, a study finds, more than any other age group

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Nielsen Social Media Report

on January 29, 2017 by

…social media users can be pretty receptive—especially heavy users, who spend over 3 hours per day on social media

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Millennials Are Reading More Than Any Other Generation

on January 25, 2017 by

18- to 29-year-olds are the age group most likely to have read a book in any format over the past year


Researchers Find that “Moderate” Screen Use Is OK For Teens

on January 25, 2017 by

“After that point, increased screen time was associated with decreased well-being.”


Heavy Alcohol Use In Adolescence Alters Brain Electrical Activity

on January 21, 2017 by

The study found that alcohol use caused significant alterations in both electrical and chemical neurotransmission among the study participants


Infographic: The Latest On Teen Drug Use

on January 20, 2017 by

Monitoring The Future Study: 2016

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8 Worst Pop Culture Trends In 2016

on January 18, 2017 by

Here are 8 pop culture trends that we are happy to say goodbye to, once and for all.

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Millennials Lack Basic Survival Skills

on January 17, 2017 by

Increased reliance on technology might be to blame for the lack of knowledge, the results suggest


Cost Of Raising A Child In The U.S. Rises To $233K

on January 14, 2017 by

The estimated average costs of raising a child born in 2015 through age 17 has risen to $233,610, a 3-percent increase from…

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Are Teens Replacing Drugs With Social Media?

on January 11, 2017 by

Fewer teenagers are using drugs and alcohol than ever before, but extreme screen time usage may be their preferred vice


Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana Impacts Teen Drug Perception And Use

on January 10, 2017 by

Marijuana use increased and the drug’s perceived harmfulness decreased among eighth- and 10th-graders in Washington after marijuana was legalized for recreational use…

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Smartphones, Tablets And Weight Gain In Teens

on January 10, 2017 by

Teens who used screen devices for five or more hours daily were twice as likely to drink more sugary beverages and engage…


Overdose Fatalities From Opioids Hit New Peaks

on January 8, 2017 by

Fentanyl remains chief culprit in early 2016 data in several cities, states


Moms Play Vital Role In Rehabilitating Teen Offenders

on January 8, 2017 by

Teens who face the juvenile justice system for the first time are more likely to re-offend if their mothers don’t participate in…


Teens Whose Parents Let Them Try Alcohol As Kids More Likely…

on January 7, 2017 by

More likely… to drink, but less likely to binge

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Family Dinners And Their Impact Teen Substance Use

on January 7, 2017 by

Insights family engagement expert

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Just One Hour A Day On Social Media Makes Teens Miserable

on January 7, 2017 by

Social media sites help us stay connected, but for younger teens, the cost of online connectivity can be steep


Army Warns Of New Threat: Energy Drinks

on January 2, 2017 by

…more likely to report sleep disruption related to stress and illness and were more likely to fall asleep during briefings or on…

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Flashback: Why Teen Girls May Wait Longer To Have Sex?

on January 2, 2017 by

Teen girls who reported higher-quality relationships with their mothers experienced a protective factor against early sexual initiation,

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Parents Put Your Phone Away: An Addict’s Guide To Unplugging

on January 1, 2017 by

Why Do We Get Addicted?

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Mysterious Illness Tied To Marijuana Use On The Rise…

on December 29, 2016 by

In states with legal weed

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Killer Teen Drugs

on December 22, 2016 by

Inside the DEA: A chemist’s quest to identify mystery drugs


Bot Babies Meant to Scare Teens Out of Having Kids Aren’t Working…

on December 22, 2016 by

2 out of 3 U.S. school districts buy infant simulators, but new research shows the automaton newborns simply don’t work

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Oxford Dictionary: “Word Of The Year”

on December 21, 2016 by

The definition is basically this: who cares what’s….

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Study Finds Sex-Ed Programs Don’t Reduce STIs, Teen Pregnancy, HIV

on December 18, 2016 by

A new peer-reviewed study of multiple “sexual and reproductive health” educational programs in several countries finds no evidence of improved health outcomes…

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Fewer Teens Doing Drugs Than Ever Before

on December 18, 2016 by

American teenagers are the best behaved they’ve ever been — drinking and smoking less and doing fewer drugs than their predecessors in…

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Sexual Harassment Prevalent Among Adolescent Students

on December 18, 2016 by

43% of middle school students surveyed for the study reported they had been the victims of verbal sexual harassment such as sexual…

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Flashback: Why STDs Are At An Unprecedented High

on December 13, 2016 by

Hmmmmmm. Could it be that some people are actually noticing sex matters?

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Distracted Teen Drivers…

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What Happened When 9 Teens Gave Up Their Cellphones For A Week

on December 12, 2016 by

It was painful in the beginning. “I am going insane,” Yet, within days, there were significant changes…

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Parents Should Not Put Too Much Pressure On Kids

on December 10, 2016 by

There is more to helping kids become successful than pushing them to be involved in a multitude of activities and to score…

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Flashback: Teenage Binge Drinking Can Affect Future Children

on December 10, 2016 by

May affect the brain function of their future children, potentially putting them at risk of developing mood disorders such as anxiety or…


Top Viral Videos On YouTube

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Other faves in 2016


UK: “YouTube Generation”

on December 7, 2016 by

Vast majority of children and teens watch YouTube weekly


New Smutty “One Finger Challenge” Going Viral

on December 3, 2016 by

The “one finger challenge” is an emerging, risqué social media fad where people are taking naked selfies of themselves in front of…

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Kids And Their Parents Are Streaming More Than Ever

on December 2, 2016 by

Study: 78% of under-12s are tuning into SVODs

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Teens And Online Safety: Infographic

on December 1, 2016 by

The bane of the internet: cyber bullying, cyber stalking, sexting, inappropriate content, social media addiction


CDC Study Says Teen Virgins Are Healthier

on November 30, 2016 by

Teen Virgins rate significantly and consistently better in nearly all health-related behaviors and measures than their sexually active peers

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Teen “Choking Game” Played Solo Points To Suicide Risks

on November 27, 2016 by

Kids who tried the “choking game” alone were almost 5 times more likely to think of killing themselves

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Flavored E-Cigarettes May Entice Teens To Smoke

on November 27, 2016 by

Fruit- or candy-flavored electronic cigarettes may entice American teens to start smoking tobacco