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What’s Hot?

on December 20, 2014 by

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

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Almost All U.S. Teens Are Sleep Deprived

on December 20, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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Teen Prescription Abuse, Cigarette and Alcohol Use Trends Down

on December 20, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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Survey: Teen Marijuana Use Declines Even As States Legalize

on December 17, 2014 by

Students in the two lower grades reported that marijuana is less available than it once was

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The Addictive Nature Of Social Media…Links To Substance Abuse

on December 15, 2014 by

UAlbany Study Finds Social Media to be Potentially Addictive, Associated with Substance Abuse

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Two Studies Find Big Jump In Teen Use Of E-Cigarettes

on December 15, 2014 by

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Chicago Gave Hundreds Of High-Risk Kids A Summer Job

on December 15, 2014 by

Violent Crime Arrests Plummeted

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Australia: Why (Financially)The Kids Are Not Alright

on December 15, 2014 by

Young people were like “overloaded packhorses”, becoming increasingly burdened by other generations’ debts

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16 Million Children Can Legally Purchase E-Cigarettes

on December 14, 2014 by

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What’s Hot?

on December 13, 2014 by

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A Lifelong Relationship With Alcohol Is Established In Adolescence

on December 13, 2014 by

Regular teenaged consumers are more likely to binge drink later on, a Concordia study shows

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Family Fights May Have Surprising Upside for Kids

on December 12, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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Flashback: Three In A Hundred UK Primary School Children Visited Porn Sites During Study

on December 10, 2014 by

Researchers who tracked web use habits say 44,000 primary school children in the UK accessed adult material

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Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

on December 7, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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Teens Who Take Rx Meds for Anxiety, Sleep Problems – 12x More Likely to Illegally Abuse Them Later

on December 7, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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Mean Teen

on December 5, 2014 by

Shocker: New Study Shows High School Boys Are Meaner Than Girls!

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Spending More Time On Smartphones Can Lead To Leisure Distress: Study

on December 5, 2014 by

Leisure distress is feeling uptight, stressed and anxious during free time

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Study: Teens With Disabilities At Greater Risk For Obesity

on December 5, 2014 by

Since these children have fewer opportunities for physical activity and may face other dietary challenges they are left with limited healthy weight…

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Many Teens Suffer ‘Cyber’ Dating Abuse

on December 5, 2014 by

Evidence has already shown that cyber dating abuse is linked to physical, sexual and psychological abuse

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Flashback: Lululemon Leggings Are The Hottest Item In Teen Retail

on December 2, 2014 by

Teenage girls are increasingly wearing yoga pants instead of jeans

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How Pornography Addiction Affects the Teenage Brain (Infographic)

on December 2, 2014 by

You need to address these issues with your child at an early age

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EU Study Reveals Children’s Risks On The Internet

on November 29, 2014 by

They have been studying the online behaviour of children aged 9-16 since 2006…children are now more likely to be exposed to

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Nearly 1 in 5 Households Will Celebrate Thanksgiving on Food Stamps

on November 27, 2014 by

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Suicide Attempts Higher Among Adolescent Ecstasy Users

on November 26, 2014 by

The potential appeal of ecstasy for people who are dealing with depression or anxiety may be part of the explanation as to…

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Triple C: Addictive Cold Medicine Being Abused By Teens

on November 26, 2014 by

I hallucinated a lot. It was kind of like I was in a dream or something, like so disassociated. I liked that…

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Smartphones, Tablets, And Laptops Could Cause ‘Digital Vision Syndrome’

on November 24, 2014 by

Dr. Max Gomez

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E-Cigarette Use Triples Among High Schoolers

on November 23, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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Teenage Girls Self-Esteem Plunges

on November 21, 2014 by

How pressures of online life undermine teenage girls’ self-esteem

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Millennials And The Good Book

on November 20, 2014 by

62 percent of non-Christian Millennials have never even read the Bible

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Chances Are, Your Teen Has Sexted

on November 19, 2014 by

If you think “my teen would never sext,” you might be mistaken.

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Grade-School Bullying Takes A Toll On The Adolescent Brain

on November 18, 2014 by

“Before , your bullies at school stayed at school,” “Now, through social media, they follow you everywhere,”

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‘Tweens’ Most Likely To Misuse Over-The-Counter Meds

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“I think many parents have a mindset that prescription drugs are much more dangerous than over-the-counter drugs, because they can be purchased…

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Hazards Of Secondhand Marijuana Smoke

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“Tobacco smoke and marijuana smoke both contain thousands of chemicals, many of which are toxic,”

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Flashback: ‘Social Host’ Laws May Help Curb Teen Drinking

on November 17, 2014 by

Researchers found the number of teens who reported drinking at parties on weekends was reduced when they lived in towns with strong…

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Controversial New Jersey Red Sticker Law Reduced Road Accidents

on November 17, 2014 by

“Teen Driver” License Plate Stickers in NJ Linked to 3,200 Fewer Teen Car Crashes

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Giving Up: 40% Women, 28% Men, 39% Youth Don’t Want A Job

on November 15, 2014 by

Pew said that 39 percent of 16- to 24-year-olds don’t want to work, up from 29 percent in 2000

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Flashback: Percentage Of Americans On Welfare Hits Recorded High

on November 14, 2014 by

40% or more of American babies were born to unmarried mothers

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Teen Smoking Declining, E-Cig Use Rising

on November 14, 2014 by

“What we traditionally see is people aren’t quitting smoking, they’re just switching from traditional cigarettes. They’re still addicted to nicotine,”

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Video Released Of Brutal Beating After Teens Crash Party

on November 14, 2014 by

Four adults and two juveniles accused of crashing a birthday party and brutally beating one of the guests…

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Secret Lives Of Teens: Translating Digital Lingo

on November 13, 2014 by

Teens explain all the terms they use to keep things hidden from parents

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Secret Lives of Teens: Selfie Generation

on November 13, 2014 by

They crave positive feedback to help them see how their identity fits into their world

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Secret Second Lives: The Dark Side Of Teens Online

on November 13, 2014 by

More than 95 percent of teens are online. On average they’re online nearly 11 hours every day, a Kaiser Family Foundation study…

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Molly And The Dangerous, Potentially Deadly Effects

on November 13, 2014 by

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A Closer Look At Teen Addiction

on November 13, 2014 by

In 2012, an estimated 23.9 million Americans aged 12 or older, had used an illicit drug or abused a psycho-therapeutic medication in…

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More Teens Than Ever Dealing With Online Bullying

on November 12, 2014 by

33% of teenagers say they deal with feeling alone and bullying, but only seven percent of parents say they’re worried about cyberbullying

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Gretchens Take When Will Epidemic Of Fatherless Homes End

on November 11, 2014 by

More than 24 million families with single mothers in US

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The State Of Marriage In America

on November 11, 2014 by

Fewer Americans getting married, study says

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Flashback: Parents’ Perception Of Teens’ Experiences Are Related To Mental Health

on November 9, 2014 by

Adolescents whose parents better understand their daily experiences have better psychological adjustment

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Rates Of Mental Illness Steady In Children And Teens

on November 5, 2014 by

Canadian Study

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“Unconditional Regard”

on November 4, 2014 by

How Unconditional Love Helps Kids With Setbacks

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Study: Self-Harming In Teen Years Linked To Problems In Adulthood

on November 3, 2014 by

Teenagers who hurt themselves intentionally are at a higher risk of developing mental health and substance abuse problems later in life

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How The Breakdown Of The Family Structure Is Damaging The American Dream

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Flashback: Marriage Guards Children Against Poverty

on November 3, 2014 by

As a Senator, Barack Obama was right—there are serious disadvantages to being raised without a father

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Democrats Losing Millennial Voters?

on November 2, 2014 by

Poll: More Young Republicans are excited about the midterm election

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Teens With Controlling Parents Have Trouble With Closeness, Independence

on November 1, 2014 by

Without opportunities to practice self-directed, independent decision making, teens might give in to their friends’ and partners’ decisions

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Move Over Helicopter Parents, Here Come the Lawnmowers

on November 1, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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Survey Reveals Teen Dating Abuse Is Pervasive

on November 1, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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Prevalence Of Teen Sexting

on October 30, 2014 by

The most common reason for teens to engage in sexting was to give someone a “present” or in an attempt to establish…

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Fewer Teens Drink At Parties In Communities With ‘Social Host’ Laws

on October 29, 2014 by

When laws hold adults responsible when kids drink on their property, kids are less likely to spend their weekends drinking at parties

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Alcoholism In Hispanic Youth The Result Of Identity Confusion?

on October 29, 2014 by

Immigrant youth often have two or more cultural identities they are trying to embrace at once, leading them to experience dual stress

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Fireball Whisky Pulled From Store Shelves Over Additive

on October 29, 2014 by

Fireball whisky is a hit with college students

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A Helpful Bullying Iinfographic

on October 27, 2014 by

77% of students are bullied mentally, verbally or physically

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Another Study Finds Teens Still Sexting

on October 26, 2014 by

Another Study Finds Teens Still Sexting

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Teen Self-Harm Linked to Problems as Adults

on October 25, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

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What’s Hot?

on October 25, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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Study: Teen Birth Rates Steadily Declining

on October 23, 2014 by

An estimated four million fewer babies were born to teen mothers from 1992 through 2012

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Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides

on October 23, 2014 by

And the longer boys felt rejected, the more likely they were to attempt suicide

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Parents Become Less Sensitive To Violence And Sex In Movies

on October 21, 2014 by

Sex and violence has become more prevalent in movies aimed at youth

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Australian Study: National Study Reveals How And Why Teenagers Sext

on October 20, 2014 by

A significant proportion of young people have sent a sexual image of themselves by the time they are 13-15 years old

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UK: 1 In 3 Teenagers Have Met A Stranger After Chatting Online

on October 20, 2014 by

One in four admitted they thought they were addicted to social media

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Parents And Teens Aren’t Embarrassed By The Sex Talk Anymore

on October 20, 2014 by

But there’s still a lot more conversations that need to happen, according to new data

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What’s Hot?

on October 19, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

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Authoritarian Mothers Linked to Increased Teen Alcohol Use

on October 18, 2014 by

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More Than 80% of Children Lie About Their Age to Use Social Media Sites

on October 18, 2014 by

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Physical Activity Does Not Reduce Depression in Teens

on October 18, 2014 by

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Study Looks at Way to Reduce Youth Suicides

on October 17, 2014 by

New Canadian study finds that early detection of mental health issues and better exchange of health information can reduce youth suicides

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Female British Muslims As Vulnerable To Radicalisation

on October 16, 2014 by

Girls as young as 14 travelling to Syria from the west, to marry Islamist fighters, bear their children and join their communities

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Teens And Adults Voice Search Habits

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Google reveals our embarrassing voice search habits

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Lululemon Leggings Are The Hottest Item In Teen Retail

on October 14, 2014 by

Teenagers are increasingly wearing yoga pants instead of jeans

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Caregiving Kids May Be At Risk

on October 13, 2014 by

The analysis found that 62 percent of the youth caregivers were girls, while 38 percent were boys. Median age was 12

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Home Visits Decrease Drug Use, Depression In Pregnant Teens

on October 13, 2014 by

This intervention can help us break that cycle of despair

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Sexting Is The New First Base

on October 12, 2014 by

“Sexting preceeded sexual behavior in many cases,” Temple said.

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Rejection by Family and Peers Risky for Troubled Teens

on October 12, 2014 by

Sense of invalidation uniquely risky for troubled teens

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Teens Involved In Sex Photos Seeking ‘Notoriety,’ Not Concerned With Consequences

on October 10, 2014 by

Are adolescents involved with sexting and related acts just seeking attention?

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Democrat Governor: Legalizing Pot Was ‘Reckless.’

on October 9, 2014 by

A New Study Proves Him Right

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Mom’s Self Worth And Body Image Is Passed Onto Daughter

on October 5, 2014 by

Dove: Legacy Video

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Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?

on October 5, 2014 by

The average person spends 4 years looking down at his cell phone

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Teen Perceptions Of Sexual Activity More Influential Than Peer Pressure

on October 4, 2014 by

Researchers wanted to know how teens’ perceptions of their peers’ sexual behaviors and attitudes influenced their own decisions about having sex

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Responsibility Is The Quality Parents Most Want Their Kids To Have

on October 4, 2014 by

liberals who rank “empathy” and “curiosity” much higher. Meanwhile, “obedience” is much higher up the list for conservative parents than any other…

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Americans Who Remain Single At An Historic High

on October 4, 2014 by

Why 25% of Millennials Will Never Get Married

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Youtube The Mobile Takeover [ Infographic ]

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The #1 video platform on the Internet, it’s also the second most used search engine as well as the most viewed social…

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Dirty Sprite

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Kids concocting deadly drink under parents’ noses

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Did You Know? An Illegal Immigrant Lives in U.S. for 12.7 Years

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There are 4,000,000 illegal parents in the U.S.

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Once Here, 70 Percent of Illegal Families Don’t Report Back to Immigration Agents

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AP said it obtained an audio recording of a confidential meeting held by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement one ICE official said…

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The Younger The Age Of First Drink, The Higher The Odds For Problem Drinking Later

on September 28, 2014 by

How quickly teenagers move from having their first drink to getting drunk for the first time is an important piece of the…

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Bullying By Siblings Increases Risk For Depression

on September 28, 2014 by

They were also twice as likely to say they had self-harmed within the previous year compared with those who had not been…

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“Meet the New Family”

on September 27, 2014 by

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Hearing That Things Can Change Helps Teens Dodge Depression

on September 26, 2014 by

“When kids have hard things happen to them, they think it’ll be like that way into the future.”

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Half (54%) Of US Teens Think Life Would Be Better Without Social Media

on September 25, 2014 by

Majority of self-conscious teens want to improve their chances of fitting in and boosting their confidence by changing their appearance

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Teen Tracking apps..Internet Safety

on September 25, 2014 by

Good parenting or risky? “As a mom with two teens, I was concerned about not having a window into my child’s digital…