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Trend Indicates Over Half Of Emerging Adults Will Identify As Non-Christian By 2020

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The percentage of emerging adult “nones” was now up to 33% of the population

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CDC: Young Women Should Avoid Alcohol Unless Using Birth Control

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“Alcohol can permanently harm a developing baby before a woman knows she is pregnant,”

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Marijuana May Affect Verbal Memory

on February 2, 2016 by

Years of smoking pot may have an effect on a person’s verbal memory

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Flashback: A New Way To Get High Marijuana ‘Dabbing’

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Marijuana ‘Dabbing’ Is ‘Exploding Onto The Drug-Use Scene’

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Legal US Pot Sales Soar To $5.4B In 2015

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“You won’t find another industry growing at that kind of clip”: ArcView Group CEO

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ReligionIn America

on February 2, 2016 by

An Interview With Greg Smith of the Pew Research Center by Ed Stetzer

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New Documentary Looks At America’s Legal Drug Abuse Problem

on February 1, 2016 by

US makes up about 5% of the world’s population, yet consumes more than 75% of the world’s prescription drugs

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The Demographics Of Smartphone Ownership

on February 1, 2016 by

Cellphone ownership is common across all major demographic groups, though older adults tend to lag behind their younger counterparts

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Selfie Obsession Could Be Ruining Your Relationship

on February 1, 2016 by

Study: People who were more satisfied with their body images posted more selfies to their Instagram

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What’s Hot?

on January 31, 2016 by

Trending…

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Teens With Sleep Problems More Reactive To Stress

on January 31, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

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Teenagers Reveal What They Think Is Cool

on January 30, 2016 by

60 Teenagers reveal what they think is cool — and what isn’t — in 2016

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Barbie’s New Shapes: Tall, Petite And Curvy

on January 29, 2016 by

Dozens of different features to make her look more like the girls who play with her

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Casual Marijuana Use Linked To Brain Abnormalities

on January 26, 2016 by

Young women in pot-themed Instagram memes at risk, experts say

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Millennials Would Rather Pay For Netflix Than News

on January 26, 2016 by

Half of all millennials say they would shell out for “premium entertainment content” Netflix, Spotify or games

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The Perfect Breast Shape…For Reconstructive Surgery

on January 25, 2016 by

British researchers surveyed more more than 1,300 men and women…

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What’s Hot?

on January 23, 2016 by

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

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Male High School Sports Tied To Binge Drinking

on January 23, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

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2015 Saw Most Violent Persecution Of Christians In Modern History

on January 21, 2016 by

“Christians, longing to stay in their home countries, are being forced to flee for their lives and for their children’s lives,”

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Plastic Surgery Trends For 2016

on January 19, 2016 by

The reason for all this self-improvement? The selfie

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The ‘Purpose’ Of Sex!

on January 19, 2016 by

Barna: What Americans believe

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Millennial Children Would Rather Not Take Care Of Their Sick Relatives

on January 19, 2016 by

If you’re a Boomer parent and hope your millennial kid will take care of you, you might want to think again

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What’s Hot?

on January 17, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

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Marijuana Poses Serious Consequences For Teens…

on January 14, 2016 by

But Not Adults

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Study: Teens And Substance Abuse

on January 14, 2016 by

Institute for Social Research

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Short Film To Teach Men What Manliness Is All About

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A boy will spend more time watching TV by 6 yrs old than he will spend talking to his father in his…

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Study: Pornography ‘Harms’

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A tie between pornography consumption verbal and sexual/physical aggression

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Swedish Police Covered Up Migrant Sex Assaults Of Teenage Girls For YEARS

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Following the revelation that German police suppressed the news of migrant sex assaults on New Year’s Eve

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U.S. Teens Smoked, Drank,And Used Drugs Less In 2015

on January 10, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

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Religion in 2015: Rise of the ‘nones’

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Pew poll shows uptick in number of people not affiliated with any religion

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94% Of Teen Girls Admit They Have Been Shamed Because Of Their Physique

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A mom who was not self-critical of her own weight made them nearly 40% more likely to be body positive

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14% Families Structured Like Traditional Cleaver Family

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Asian American children were more likely to live in that “traditional” family structure than any other group

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Bullying During Teen Years Linked To Health Problems For Adults

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Researchers who followed 662 youth for a decade starting when they were between 12 and 19 years old found

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Top Tunes Of 2015

on December 29, 2015 by

It’s always intriguing to look back at what young people were listening to

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Top TV In 2015

on December 29, 2015 by

What are the top shows Americans are watching in 2015?

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latest Teen Drug Use Stats Released…

on December 28, 2015 by

Overall, 44,892 students from 382 public and private shools participated in the 2015 survey

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Plastic Surgeon Says Kylie Jenner Led To A Boom In Lip Surgery Among Teens

on December 25, 2015 by

I started getting a lot of requests from 17-year-old girls, 18-year-old girls, really young girls

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Minority Teens May Need An Extra Vitamin D Boost

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Pigmentation reduces the skin’s production of the vitamin

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Study: Young Teens More Susceptible To Opioid Addiction

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Peak risk for a transition of..opioid dependence within 12 months is..among 14-to-15-year olds

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Flashback: Ouija Board 2014 Christmas Must Have

on December 22, 2015 by

Google reports searches for item up 300% in past month as it lists ‘hottest’ gifts for that year

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The Good News Behind Why Teens Don’t Need A Bible for Christmas

on December 22, 2015 by

Most practicing Protestant youth already own one—and they’re reading it, according to researchers

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High School Students Risk Suffering Academically When Families Move

on December 20, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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What’s Hot?

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by Jim Liebelt

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Nearly Half Of Youth Say ‘American Dream’ Is Dead

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by Jim Liebelt

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Can We Please Stop Pretending Marijuana Is Harmless?

on December 18, 2015 by

The truth is it can indeed mean trouble, especially for young people.

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High School Seniors Now Prefer Marijuana to Cigarettes

on December 17, 2015 by

Daily marijuana use surpassed cigarettes

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Income Level Is A Key Factor To Media Habits

on December 17, 2015 by

We expected high-income households to own more devices, but we did not anticipate that low-income consumers of all devices had greater usage

Income…

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Alcohol And Kids

on December 16, 2015 by

by Walt Mueller

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Study: Affluent Teens Twice As Likely To Drink Regularly

on December 16, 2015 by

Middle-class parents warned against introducing children to alcohol at home

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US Digital Media Usage…

on December 16, 2015 by

A Snapshot of 2016

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What’s Hot?

on December 13, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Teens Are Still Bad Drivers

on December 13, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Girls Aren’t Meaner Than Boys….

on December 11, 2015 by

It only looks that way

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ADHD Diagnoses Soar 43 Percent In United States

on December 11, 2015 by

More than one in 10 youths now diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

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Grammy Nominations 2016

on December 9, 2015 by

Full List of Nominees

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Parents’ Biggest Concerns About Movie Content Revealed

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The survey, which was conducted by Nielson…included 1,488 parents

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Teens More Cautious About Sex When Parents Set Rules

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“Parents really matter, and they’re influential,”

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Teens Not As Good At Multitasking As Adults

on December 9, 2015 by

Parents and educators might need to take such difference into account when setting up tasks for their children or students

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Study: Teens Neglect Driving Basics

on December 7, 2015 by

Engage in Aggressive Driving Behaviors

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Teens Talk About Cellphone Use And Passengers

on December 7, 2015 by

“The definition of ‘texting while driving’ is not the same for everyone,”

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MTV’s Perspective About Today’s Generation

on December 7, 2015 by

Here’s What MTV Is Calling the Generation After Millennials

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Smartphones And The Internet Are Eating Our TV Time

on December 4, 2015 by

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Flashback: Attention Spans Are Shrinking [Infographic]

on December 2, 2015 by

As PR professionals, we know how difficult it can be to grab – and keep – the attention of people

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This Is What Alcohol Does To Your Brain As A Teen

on December 1, 2015 by

Repeated alcohol exposure during adolescence leads to long-term damage to the brain’s memory and learning functions

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Smoking High-Strength Pot May Damage Nerve Fibres In Brain

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High levels of skunk use affect the brain’s white matter, making communication between the right and left hemispheres less efficient

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Some apps Teens Say Are Cool Now

on November 30, 2015 by

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Teens (girls) Who Weigh Themselves Have More Body Issues

on November 30, 2015 by

Weighing yourself frequently is linked to some negative health effects in teens, especially for girls

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Flipagram Could Be Bigger Than Instagram

on November 30, 2015 by

Forbes.com

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40% Of Millennials OK With Limiting Speech Offensive To Minorities

on November 29, 2015 by

…say the government should be able to prevent people from saying offensive statements about minority

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Teens With Many Facebook Friends More Likely To Be Stressed

on November 29, 2015 by

Social network may play a role in negatively affecting teens when it comes to their stress levels

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Millennials Black Friday Cyber Monday Shopping Plans

on November 28, 2015 by

Mom is the number one person Millennials are shopping for…

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Millennials And Marriage The Latest

on November 27, 2015 by

Millennials are choosing to get married more often in places other than the church

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Flashback: Nearly 1 in 5 Households Will Celebrate Thanksgiving on Food Stamps

on November 26, 2015 by

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Tweens, Teens, And Screens: What Our New Research Uncovers

on November 23, 2015 by

It’s not your imagination — media use is off the charts

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What’s Hot?

on November 21, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Why Teens Idolize YouTube Stars More Than Hollywood Celebrities

on November 20, 2015 by

Interactive I think that’s why people love it. There’s a stronger connection between the person and the viewer

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CDC: U.S. Sexually Transmitted Disease Epidemic Worsening

on November 18, 2015 by

Chlamydia more than 1.4 million — Most gonorrhea and chlamydia infections were in 15- to 24-year-olds, an ongoing trend. Both can cause…

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Smoke ‘Em If You’ve Got ‘Em…And You’re At Least 21

on November 18, 2015 by

The dangers of tobacco use are well-documented, and perhaps the call to increase the minimum age isn’t that surprising

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FOMO Linked To Stress In Teens

on November 16, 2015 by

90% saying they are afraid they will miss something if they don’t stay connected

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Teen Girls Who Weigh-In Too Frequently May Become Depressed

on November 16, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Adolescent E-cigarette Use Tied To Breathing Problems

on November 16, 2015 by

Who reported using e-cigarettes were about 30 percent more likely to report respiratory symptoms than those who never used e-cigarettes

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Media Habits Of Teens And Gen Z

on November 10, 2015 by

Blog: Walt Mueller

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How Working Parents Share the Load

on November 10, 2015 by

2-parent households in which both parents work full time now 46%, up from 31% in 1970

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What’s Hot?

on November 7, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Early Life Stress Major Risk Factor for Adult Depression

on November 7, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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4 Ways Marijuana Is More Harmful For Teens

on November 5, 2015 by

legalization is frightening because…

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A Christian Case For Ending The War On Drugs

on November 5, 2015 by

The unintended consequences of America’s drug policies

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U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious

on November 4, 2015 by

Modest Drop in Overall Rates of Belief and Practice, but Religiously Affiliated Americans Are as Observant as Before

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Teen Instagram Star Speaks Out About The Ugly Truth Behind Social Media

on November 3, 2015 by

“Social Media Is Not Real Life.”

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Teens’ Sex Talks With Parents Tied To Less Risky Behavior

on November 3, 2015 by

When parents talk about sex, teens learn how to have similar conversations with their dating partners

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Benefits Of Family For Children And Adults

on November 3, 2015 by

FamilyFacts.org

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What’s Hot?

on October 31, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Narcotic Painkiller Use in Adolescence May Raise Risk of Abuse in Adulthood

on October 31, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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Alcohol Ads Influence Teen Choices

on October 31, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

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What’s The Right Age For Teens To Start Dating?

on October 30, 2015 by

Who start dating between the ages of 11-and-a-half and 13 may experience more academic and behavioral problems

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Doctors Group Recommends Raising Tobacco and E-Cig Age to 21

on October 29, 2015 by

“The developing brains of children and teens are particularly vulnerable to nicotine”

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Can we please stop pretending marijuana is harmless?

on October 29, 2015 by

The truth is it can indeed mean trouble, especially for young people

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Teens Drinking At Home

on October 28, 2015 by

A new study suggests that a family’s rules concerning alcohol use aren’t nearly as important as the family itself

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Screen Hazards

on October 28, 2015 by

The blue light impacts the skin’s ability to heal itself, which may lead to premature aging

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1 In 14 Children Have At Least One Parent Behind Bars

on October 28, 2015 by

Children in these situations suffer from low self esteem, poor mental and physical health, and other problems