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Teen Student Drinking Declines, But 1 in 6 Binge

on June 26, 2017 by

CDC report


What’s Hot?

on June 24, 2017 by

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

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Most U.S. Teens Aren’t “Doing It”

on June 24, 2017 by

Sex is everywhere in the media, and so you may be convinced that today’s teens are always looking to “hook-up.” But new…

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Childhood Bullying Linked to Increased Health Risks in Adulthood

on June 24, 2017 by

Childhood bullying may lead to long-lasting health consequences, impacting psychosocial risk factors for cardiovascular health

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Legal Pot And Car Crashes: Yes, There’s A Link

on June 23, 2017 by

More drivers admit to using pot, and it is showing up more frequently among people involved in crashes

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Anti-Semitic Views: By Half Of Austrias Muslim Youth

on June 22, 2017 by

Almost 50 per cent of newly-arrived young Austrian Muslim migrants hold anti-Semitic views


Teens Are Getting As Little Exercise As 60-Year-Olds

on June 20, 2017 by

A significant majority of teenagers don’t get the recommended 60 minutes of exercise per day,

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College Students, Poor Sleep Habits Equal Poor Grades

on June 16, 2017 by

College students with irregular patters of sleep and wakefulness also had lower grade point averages.

Eine uebergewichtige Frau steht am Mittwoch, 22. Juli 1009, am Alexanderplatz in Berlin. Fettleibigkeit, im Medizinischen Adipositas genannt, gilt als Volkskrankheit. (AP Photo/Franka Bruns)
---An obese woman visits Alexanderplatz in Berlin, Wednesday, July 22, 2009. (AP Photo/Franka Bruns)

Overweight Kids Pay A Heavy Social Price

on June 16, 2017 by

Overweight kids are excluded and ostracized by classmates in school more often than their thinner peers, new research indicates.


Struggling Moms Of Teens Can Benefit From Social Support

on June 16, 2017 by

Mothers who do not feel in control of their lives and who struggle with their teenage children can benefit from having a…

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Teens And Adult Beverages

on June 13, 2017 by

The Good News and Bad News in Today’s Alcohol Trends

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Sex Attacks At Swedish Festivals Have Risen 1000 Percent

on June 12, 2017 by

“All cases are reported to the police. It is young teenage girls who have been victims,”


Ramadan Rage 2017 Hits Grim Milestone: 1,003 Dead, 1,036 Wounded

on June 12, 2017 by

Including, women, children and families

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Night Phone Use A Danger For Adolescent Mental Health

on June 11, 2017 by

Adolescents’ late-night mobile phone use was directly linked to poor quality sleep, which subsequently led to poorer mental health outcomes, reduced coping,…

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New Teen Drivers Face Triple The Risk Of A Fatal Crash

on June 11, 2017 by

Newly minted teen drivers in the United States have almost triple the risk of being involved in a deadly crash than adults,…

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Witnessing Parental Psychological Abuse May Do More Harm Than Physical Abuse

on June 11, 2017 by

Childhood exposure to parental psychological abuse appears to be more damaging to children’s future mental health than witnessing physical violence between parents

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Teen Pregnancy Rates Drop As Government Funding Of Sex Ed dDecreases

on June 10, 2017 by

Study: budget cuts to sex education classes may have contributed to lower rates of teenage pregnancy in England

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Friendship More Important For Health Than Family As We Age, Study Finds

on June 8, 2017 by

…our social circle has a greater impact on our health and well-being than family does, a new study finds


Marijuana May Make Your Gums Go To Pot

on June 7, 2017 by

People who use it frequently twice as likely to have periodontal disease, researchers say

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Study: Elite High Schools Breed Higher Risk Of Addiction

on June 7, 2017 by

Rates are two to three times higher than national norms


Gen Z Power List: Meet The Brands, Platforms And Creators That Teens Love

on June 7, 2017 by

From AwesomenessTV to Zendaya, these are the names to know


More Than A Third Of Teenage Girls Experience Depression

on June 4, 2017 by

Depression in many children appears to start as early as age 11. By the time they hit age 17, the analysis found,…

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Link Between Adolescent Lying And Early Alcohol Usage

on June 4, 2017 by

Adolescents who have a greater tendency to lie to their parents are also more likely to start using alcohol at an earlier…


Book: When Parenting Isn’t Perfect

on June 3, 2017 by

Jim Daly


Snapchat Statatistics And Facts

on June 1, 2017 by

Get the full report here


5 Days of Snapchat Discover – Safe for Kids?

on June 1, 2017 by

32% of all teens in US at the age 13 to 17 years old use Snapchat

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Why Is The Teenage Brain So Unpredictable?

on May 30, 2017 by

A neurobiologist explains

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The Secret Online World Of British Teens

on May 30, 2017 by

How streaks, deep likes and ghosting define young lives


Chicago Teens Getting Pregnant At Historically Low Rates. But….

on May 29, 2017 by

But the city’s teen pregnancy rate still eclipses the national average. There were 32 births per 1,000 females aged 15-19 in the…

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Islam On Track To Overtake Christianity As World’s No. 1 Religion

on May 29, 2017 by

Pew Research Center study projects Muslim population in America will double by 2050

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Parents’ Digital Distractions Linked To Kids’ Behavioral Issues

on May 28, 2017 by

Low amounts, interruptions to parent-child time caused by digital technology are associated with child behavior problems

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Psychologist Debunks Claim That Fidget Spinners Help Kids Focus

on May 28, 2017 by

Fidget spinners have absolutely no scientific studies behind them…They’re a toy, not a treatment

Eine uebergewichtige Frau steht am Mittwoch, 22. Juli 1009, am Alexanderplatz in Berlin. Fettleibigkeit, im Medizinischen Adipositas genannt, gilt als Volkskrankheit. (AP Photo/Franka Bruns)
---An obese woman visits Alexanderplatz in Berlin, Wednesday, July 22, 2009. (AP Photo/Franka Bruns)

Heavy Kids Face Triple The Odds For Depression In Adulthood

on May 28, 2017 by

When compared with normal-weight kids who become overweight adults, overweight or obese youth in the study faced three times the risk of…

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Teens And Anxiety A Helpful Infographic

on May 27, 2017 by

Walt Mueller


A Third Of American Millennials Live With Their Parents

on May 26, 2017 by

US Census


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…


Fidget Spinner$

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

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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