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Sexting can ruin a relationship

on June 25, 2019 by

There are some surprising consequences of hitting send on that sexy picture

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Teen Sexting, Risky Behavior And Mental Health…Linked

on June 24, 2019 by

Teen sexting is associated with mental health issues and risky behavior, according to a new study

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When Should Kids Get Smartphones?

on June 24, 2019 by

We asked a group of 1,000 Americans, including men and women of all ages, when kids should get smartphones

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What’s Hot

on June 23, 2019 by

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

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U.S. Youth Suicide Rate Reaches 20-Year High

on June 23, 2019 by

Suicide rates among teens and young adults have reached their highest point in nearly two decades

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States That Legalized Pot Now Facing Impact On Teens

on June 23, 2019 by

“Underage kids have unbelievable access to nuclear-strength weed,” Poses serious risks to adolescents’ physical and mental health

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Parents Fighting At Kids Sports Events

on June 21, 2019 by

Colorado youth baseball game erupts into brawl as parents slug it out on the field

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Horns Are Growing On Young People’s Skulls…Phone Use?

on June 21, 2019 by

The prevalence of bone spurs at the back of the skull among young adults.

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Teaching Kids The Hows And Whys Of Giving

on June 18, 2019 by

One of the most valuable lessons parents can teach their children about money is how to appropriately give it away

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Social Media And Anxiety In Teens

on June 18, 2019 by

What parents need to know about  anxiety in teens by social media

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1 In 10 Young Protestants Have Left A Church Over Abuse

on June 17, 2019 by

Younger Christians are more keen to recognize sexual abuse—and less likely to put up with it

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Breakfast Cereals Still Contaminated By Weed Killer

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Cheerios and Nature Valley products, test positive for herbicide that may increase the risk of cancer

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Phone Use Linked To Teen Anxiety?

on June 12, 2019 by

The journal Child Development shows nighttime usage of a cell phone can increase anxiety and depression in teenagers and reduce self-esteem

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Child Drownings Linked To Phone-Distracted Parents

on June 12, 2019 by

Lifeguards warn parents to put phones away

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Many Anorexia Patients Recover Over Time

on June 1, 2019 by

A long-term Swedish study of around 50 people who struggled with anorexia nervosa in their teens shows that the majority were healthy…

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Sports Are Still Great For Kids

on June 1, 2019 by

6 Reasons Why Sports are Great for Kids

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The Unintended Consequences Of Academic Pressure

on May 29, 2019 by

we asked students what their greatest source of stress is….“Academic Pressure to Perform.”

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Bad News For ADHD Teen Drivers

on May 23, 2019 by

Teens with ADHD are significantly more likely to get into a car crash than their peers.

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Helping Teens Sleep

on May 23, 2019 by

Teens’ Sleep Problems Can Be Corrected by Limiting Screen Use for 1 Week

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Teens, Romances Where the Couple Never Meets

on May 20, 2019 by

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Teens Are Using Burner Phones To Stay Connected

on May 17, 2019 by

56% of teens feel anxious, upset or lonely without their phones

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Support Same-Sex Parents Plateaus

on May 17, 2019 by

After a decade of almost continuous growth, the percentage of Americans who favor same-sex marriage remains mostly unchanged since 2017

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Families Are Together And Yet Apart

on May 16, 2019 by

Adults are almost as bad as teens are, being preoccupied with their phone.

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More Teens Are Attempting Suicide By Poisoning

on May 8, 2019 by

Here’s What Parents Should Know

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Fatal Drug ODs Surging Among Young Americans

on May 6, 2019 by

Overdose deaths among teens and young adults are soaring, having risen from eight in every 100,000 people aged 15 to 24 in…

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Less phone more life

on April 25, 2019 by

Putting Down Your Phone May Help You Live Longer

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Adult children are costing parents their retirement savings

on April 25, 2019 by

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Teens Unaware They Are Vaping Nicotine

on April 24, 2019 by

Many people don’t understand the amount of addictive nicotine they’re inhaling with every puff

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Americans More Inactive, Computers Partly To Blame

on April 24, 2019 by

Kids aged 6 through 17 need 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity daily. Regular activity is even recommended for kids as young…

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Flashback: Vandals, Arsonists Target French Churches

on April 22, 2019 by

Vandals and arsonists have targeted French churches in a wave of attacks that has lasted nearly two months

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Dangerous Teen Ikea Challenge?

on April 17, 2019 by

Move over Tide Pods, police are cracking down on a dangerous Ikea challenge

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Decline In Physical Activity Often Starts As Early As Age 7

on April 14, 2019 by

A recent study has found that the proportion of decreasingly active individuals was exceptionally high during childhood and adolescence, with some declines…

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Suicidal Behavior Nearly Doubles Among U.S. Kids

on April 14, 2019 by

Suicide attempts and talk about suicide are rising alarmingly among America’s kids, with emergency departments seeing a near doubling of cases over…

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Managing Teens Online

on March 29, 2019 by

As part of Pew Research Center’s research into Americans’ digital lives, they surveyed over 1,000 parents of teens to better understand their…

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As Time Online Increased, Teen Happiness Went Down

on March 29, 2019 by

The newly released World Happiness Report, an annual study sponsored by the United Nations showing changes in happiness finds that teens who…

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Breakfast With Parents Tied To Better Body Image For Kids

on March 29, 2019 by

Consistently eating breakfast as a family might promote positive body image for children and adolescents.

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How Porn Has Changed Dating Expectations

on March 25, 2019 by

Shallow surface-level attraction is the currency in porn, and we’re here to say that’s cheap. Hold out for something real—hold out for real love.

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Religious ‘Nones’ Now As Big As Evangelicals In The US

on March 25, 2019 by

The number of religious “nones” in the United States are now statistically equal than the number of evangelicals, according to a political…

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The Way U.S. Teens Spend Their Time Is Changing

on March 24, 2019 by

Teens today are spending their time differently than they did a decade ago. They’re devoting more time to sleep and homework, and…

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How Much Time Should Kids Spend On Smart Phones..Why

on March 23, 2019 by

Happiness and mental health are highest at a half-hour to two hours of extracurricular digital media use a day; well-being then steadily…

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Teens Not Socializing In The Real World..Causing Loneliness

on March 21, 2019 by

The percent of high school seniors who said they often felt lonely increased from 26 percent in 2012 to 39 percent in 2017

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Kim Kardashian & Kylie Jenner Negative Role Models

on March 21, 2019 by

Almost eight in 10 young teenage girls say that pressure from social media is one of the main reasons for mental ill-health…

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Binge Drinking in Teens Increase Risk for Anxiety

on March 16, 2019 by

A growing body of evidence supports the idea that alcohol exposure early in life has lasting effects on the brain and increases…

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Being in Nature Can Boost Kids’ Development, Learning

on March 16, 2019 by

Spending time in nature boosts children’s academic achievement and healthy development in a variety of ways

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Have Smartphones Destroyed A Generation?

on March 12, 2019 by

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a…

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Gen Z Is Stressed, Depressed And Exam-Obsessed

on March 12, 2019 by

Most youngsters getting good grades is a bigger worry than drinking or unplanned pregnancies

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What Millennials Think About Evangelism

on March 8, 2019 by

“millennials the most evangelism-adverse generation on record,”?

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Michael Jackson’s Sexual Abuse Allegations

on March 5, 2019 by

10 undeniable facts about Michael Jackson’s Abuse Allegations

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Teens Depression Greater Problem Than Bullying, Drugs

on March 3, 2019 by

In a survey of nearly 1,000 teens ages 13 to 17, 70 percent say anxiety and depression are critical issues among their peers,…

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Where Marijuana Is Legal, Many Teens Drive While High

on March 3, 2019 by

Where pot is legal, teens smoking pot and then getting behind the wheel of a car is common

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Teen Pot Use Linked To Depression, Suicide Attempts

on March 3, 2019 by

Were also more than three times as likely to attempt suicide between the ages of 18 and 32.

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UK: 1 In 4 Teenage Suicides Involves The Internet

on February 28, 2019 by

The research of 595 suicides by people aged under 20 showed 128 had used the internet in a way that was suicide-related.

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Vaping May Pose Big Risk For ‘Low-Risk’ Kids

on February 23, 2019 by

Kids who had vaped were four times more likely to experiment with cigarettes

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Vaping Is Erasing Gains Made Against Teen Smoking

on February 23, 2019 by

“Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm brain development, including harmful effects on learning, memory and attention,” Schuchat said. Nicotine also primes…

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200 Secret Internet Terms Teenagers Use

on February 20, 2019 by

And parents need to know

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Facial Recognition At Taylor Swift Concerts

on February 16, 2019 by

Surveillance at concerts is just the beginning, as fears grow around an unregulated, billion-dollar industry

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Teens Editing Themselves

on February 14, 2019 by

A photo series has shown the lengths some young people go to to edit their appearance before posting pictures on social media

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Flashback: Plastic Surgery To Look Like Snapchat Filters

on February 14, 2019 by

“A new phenomenon called ‘Snapchat dysmorphia’ Patients are seeking out surgery to help them appear like the filtered versions of themselves,

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Witches of the social media generation

on February 9, 2019 by

Meet three witches who believe the social media era is transforming the way people view witchcraft

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Flashback: Witches Outnumber Presbyterians in the US

on February 9, 2019 by

Wicca, Paganism Growing ‘Astronomically’

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Using Screens in The Dark Can Hinder Preteens’ Sleep

on February 8, 2019 by

Preteens who look at a phone or television screen in the dark an hour before bed are at risk of not getting…

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Supervised Aerobics May Hasten Teen Athletes’ Concussion Recovery

on February 8, 2019 by

Teen athletes who sustained sports-related concussions recovered more quickly when they engaged in a supervised aerobic exercise regimen

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Obesity-Related Cancers Rising Fastest Among Millennials

on February 5, 2019 by

If the obesity epidemic continues, fat-sensitive cancers will explode in the years to come

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Same-Gender Friendships Key To Romantic Relationships

on February 2, 2019 by

Skills such as stability, assertiveness, intimacy, and social competence–that correspond most closely to the skills needed for success in adult romantic relationships.

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Screen Time Inhibits Toddler Development

on February 2, 2019 by

kids 2-5 years old who engage in more screen time received worse scores in developmental screening tests

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SAG Awards Winners

on January 28, 2019 by

Complete list

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Negative Experiences On Social Media Tied To Loneliness

on January 26, 2019 by

Using social media does not appear to reduce feelings of loneliness. In fact, it can make you feel more lonely

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Millennials’ Depression Rise With Social Media Use

on January 26, 2019 by

Millennials struggling with depression aren’t being helped by their use of  social media

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Movie Violence Doesn’t Make Kids Violent

on January 26, 2019 by

PG-13 movies became more violent between 1985 and 2015, overall rates of murder and violence actually fell.

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What’s Hot?

on January 19, 2019 by

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

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Parents Often Unaware Of Kids’ Suicidal Thoughts

on January 19, 2019 by

When children are having suicidal thoughts, their parents may often be in the dark, a new study shows.

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Pot Altered The Brain After One Time Use

on January 17, 2019 by

More teens are vaping pot because it seems safer

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Social Media Linked With Depression In Teen Girls

on January 13, 2019 by

Connection between social media use and depressive symptoms in 14-year-olds, and that connection may be much stronger for girls than boys

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Teens Who Hurt Themselves More Likely To Hurt Others

on January 13, 2019 by

Teens who harm themselves are three times more likely to commit violent crimes than those who don’t, a new study reveals

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What’s Hot?

on January 6, 2019 by

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

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Good Sleep….Healthier Teens

on January 6, 2019 by

Regular bedtimes and adequate sleep during childhood may contribute toward a healthy weight in the teen years

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Pot Problems

on January 6, 2019 by

Pot’s increasing potency could make it more likely that toking will interfere with users’ lives

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What’s Hot?

on December 28, 2018 by

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

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Heavy Screen Time Appears To Impact Childrens’ Brains

on December 28, 2018 by

“avoid digital media use—except video chatting—in children younger than 18 to 24 months”

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Screen Time Study Shows Differences In Kids’ Brains

on December 28, 2018 by

Some children who spent more time on smartphones and other devices exhibited a different brain pattern than kids with less screen time

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Depression In Adolescents And Young Adults Is Rising

on December 25, 2018 by

Are phones and social media to blame?

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Study: The Effects Of Screen Times On Kids

on December 25, 2018 by

60 Minutes goes inside a landmark government study of young minds to see if phones, tablets and other screens are impacting adolescent…

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Why Are Young People Having So Little Sex?

on December 24, 2018 by

Despite the easing of taboos and the rise of hookup apps, Americans are in the midst of a sex recession

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Belong: Religious Upbringing Better For Kids’ Health

on December 22, 2018 by

Children who had a religious upbringing are likely to be healthier and have a higher degree of well-being in early adulthood than…

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Sleep Study: How Can We Improve A Teen’s Brain?

on December 22, 2018 by

One sleep study may have a simple answer…

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Soaring Suicides And Toxic Social Disconnect

on December 19, 2018 by

Soaring suicides are another sign of our toxic social disconnect

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More U.S. Teens Are Vaping, But….

on December 18, 2018 by

More U.S. Teens Are Vaping, But Use of Opioids, Alcohol Falls

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More Teens Try Pot Before Booze, Cigarettes

on December 18, 2018 by

Rebellious teens used to reach for cigarettes or alcohol. Now, marijuana is increasingly their first choice, a new study reveals.

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What is Tumblr?

on December 8, 2018 by

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Family Meals Make For Teens Who Eat Healthy

on December 7, 2018 by

Teens and young adults who ate with their family more tended to eat more fruits and vegetables and less fast or takeout…

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How High School Football Changes Teen Brain

on December 7, 2018 by

A single season of high school football may be enough to cause structural changes to a teen’s brain

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Manufacturers Lack Of Labors Are Turning To High Schools

on December 5, 2018 by

I’m 17 years old I have more training than most 30-year-olds. When I graduate, I’ll have a job. “It feels like I’m actually…

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Top Bible Verses Of 2018 Deal With Fear

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“Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be afraid, for I am your God. I will strengthen you; I…

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Flashback: How God’s Word Spread In 2017

on December 5, 2018 by

The “JESUS” film has been used in 7.5 billion gospel presentations. It is the most watched movie in history

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Teens’ Social Media Habits and Experiences

on December 3, 2018 by

Teens….express concern that these sites lead to drama and social pressure

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One in Five U.S. High School Students Now Vapes

on December 1, 2018 by

More than 20 percent of high school students use electronic cigarettes, risking nicotine addiction, lung damage and the temptation to try traditional…

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What’s Hot?

on December 1, 2018 by

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

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Gen Z Is Coming To Your Office

on November 30, 2018 by

The generation now entering the workforce is sober, industrious and driven by money. They are also socially awkward and timid about taking…

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Teens: Leave Us Alone Social Media Is Ok

on November 30, 2018 by

Mostly, kids are using social media to brag and talk about their families