Tag Archive for health

10 Reasons Teens Have So Much Anxiety...

on November 13, 2019 by

We’ve created an environment that fosters anxiety rather than resilience

Health Officials Gaming Addiction Is...

on November 13, 2019 by

Gaming addiction inside look at the real and dangerous disorder affecting youth

ERs See Doubling Of Teen Sexual Abuse...

on November 11, 2019 by

Sexually abused youths are turning more often to U.S. emergency departments for help, with the number of ER department admissions more than…

Teen Marijuana Use May Have Next...

on November 11, 2019 by

How a parent’s use of marijuana, past or present, can influence their child’s substance use and well-being

Religious Children Are More Generous

on November 9, 2019 by

We examined how religious upbringing shaped children from adolescence into young adulthood

Conservatives Have Happier Families,...

on November 9, 2019 by

Find more meaning in life, happier overall, donate far more money, time to the needy than liberal do.

Lawmakers To Ban Child Gender Transition...

on November 5, 2019 by

Children should be protected from “medical experimentation based on wishful social theory.”

Young Transsexuals Seeking To Return To...

on October 29, 2019 by

There is currently no data to reflect the number who may be unhappy in their new gender or who may opt to…

Puberty Blocker Drugs Linked 2 Thousands...

on October 26, 2019 by

Drugs used as puberty blockers in youth linked to thousands of adult deaths, FDA shows

Childhood Trauma

on October 22, 2019 by

Researchers learned that Adverse Childhood Experiences can have negative lasting effects on health and well-being

Cellphone Detox For Teens

on October 22, 2019 by

It was 4 a.m. she had been on her phone for 13 hours. In three hours, she had to be up for…

Anxiety The YouthPastors Epidemic

on October 20, 2019 by

How can we help the 20% in our youth ministries who are silently dying?

Close Family Ties In Childhood Can Stave...

on October 17, 2019 by

Those who experienced positive adolescent family relationships had significantly lower levels of depressive symptoms from early adolescence to mid-life than did those…

Mental Health: Impact Of Social Media On...

on October 14, 2019 by

It emerges that Instagram is the social media platform with the most negative effect on the psychological state of young people

3 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit New...

on October 12, 2019 by

More than 1.7 million cases of chlamydi, About 580,000 gonorrhea cases, syphilis about 35,000 cases

Excessive Screen Time linked To Teens...

on September 30, 2019 by

A new study is warning parents that excessive screen time may be behind a stunning rise in children who need prescription glasses.

The Facts About Teen Suicide And How to...

on September 4, 2019 by

Teen suicide is the highest in history — 14.46 per 100,000 for young people between 15 and 24

The Lonely Burden of Today’s Teenage...

on August 26, 2019 by

We found that many girls spend their Saturday nights home alone, watching  Netflix and surfing social media

First Death Tied To Lung Injury From...

on August 26, 2019 by

From June 28-Aug. 20 CDC officials updated its tally of such cases (illness) to 193, spread across 22 states

More Than 20% Of Millennials Claim To...

on August 4, 2019 by

Strong social relationships support mental health, and that..reduced stress and less cardiovascular activation

Suicide Rates Soaring Among Black Teens

on July 9, 2019 by

Suicide deaths among black females aged 13 to 19 rose 182% between 2001 and 2017

Early, Regular Cannabis Use Seen To...

on July 8, 2019 by

Early and regular cannabis use by youth and alterations in brain circuits that support aspects of executive functioning

Pot Use By U.S. Teens Has Jumped 10-fold...

on July 8, 2019 by

As society relaxes its rules around marijuana, U.S. teens seem to be responding by using the drug in much bigger numbers than…

Tuning Into Emotions Can Prevent ...

on July 7, 2019 by

Teens who can describe their negative emotions in precise and nuanced ways are less likely to experience depressive symptoms after stressful life…

Teen Sexting, Risky Behavior And Mental...

on June 24, 2019 by

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

Breakfast Cereals Still Contaminated By...

on June 14, 2019 by

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

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

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…

Helping Teens Sleep

on May 23, 2019 by

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

Book 4 Guys Topics: Fortnite, Weed, Porn...

on May 11, 2019 by

The four biggest distractions today’s guys face: SCREENS, SUBSTANCES,SEXUAL TEMPTATION,STRUGGLES WITH SELF

Fatal Drug ODs Surging Among Young...

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…

https://www.physiciansweekly.com/u-s...

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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

Americans More Inactive, Computers...

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…

How A.S.M.R. Became A Sensation

on April 22, 2019 by

The YouTube subculture is bonded not by belief but rather by an ineffable sensation — the existence of a new feeling.

America’s Youth Mental Health Crisis

on April 3, 2019 by

It surveyed over 600,000 Americans. Recent trends are startling.

As Time Online Increased, Teen Happiness...

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…

How Much Time Should Kids Spend On Smart...

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…

Study: Teens Anxiety And Depression A...

on March 21, 2019 by

Most U.S. Teens See Anxiety and Depression as a Major Problem Among Their Peer

Teens Depression Greater Problem Than...

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,…

Teen Pot Use Linked To Depression,...

on March 3, 2019 by

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

Vaping Is Erasing Gains Made Against...

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…

Obesity-Related Cancers Rising Fastest...

on February 5, 2019 by

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

Millennials’ Depression Rise With...

on January 26, 2019 by

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

Pot Altered The Brain After One Time Use

on January 17, 2019 by

More teens are vaping pot because it seems safer

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

Pot Problems

on January 6, 2019 by

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

Screen Time Study Shows Differences In...

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

Depression In Adolescents And Young...

on December 25, 2018 by

Are phones and social media to blame?

From The Gen Z Perspective

on December 24, 2018 by

Conversations between my peers are often peppered with jokes of self-harm, anorexia, and suicide

Sleep Study: How Can We Improve A Teen...

on December 22, 2018 by

One sleep study may have a simple answer…

How High School Football Changes Teen...

on December 7, 2018 by

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

Are Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Addictive?

on November 26, 2018 by

According to a new study involving teen participants, sugar-sweetened beverages may be quite addictive and can lead to withdrawal symptoms when a…

Social Media Linked To Mental Health...

on November 17, 2018 by

The first experimental study examining use of multiple platforms shows a causal link between time spent on these social media and increased…

Juul Quits Social Media

on November 16, 2018 by

As part of the company’s response to the FDA’s call for changes to curb underage e-cigarette use

More US Kids Get Paralyzing Illness,...

on November 14, 2018 by

This year, there have been 90 cases spread among 27 states

Why Do We Over-Schedule Our Kids…...

on November 13, 2018 by

Families fret over finances for college. But all this craziness comes at a cost to parents and children

Digital Media Is ‘Like Cocaine&...

on November 13, 2018 by

Some doctors refer to behaviors resulting from overexposure to digital devices as “virtual autism.”

Alarming Number Of Teens Using Sleep...

on November 12, 2018 by

Doctors Warn of Potentially Risky Results

The Dark Side Of Kids Screens Begins To...

on November 6, 2018 by

A dark consensus about screens and kids Begins To Emerge In Silicon Valley

Flashback: The Tech Industry’s War On...

on November 6, 2018 by

How psychology is being used as a weapon against children

When Kids Give Up Pot, Their Cognition...

on November 3, 2018 by

Marijuana use in adolescents is associated with reduced neurocognitive functioning, but when adolescents stop using the drug, their verbal learning and memory…

More College Students Seeking Mental...

on November 3, 2018 by

Anxiety, depression and panic attacks are sending U.S. college students to mental health clinics in record numbers

Exploring Teen Suicide Free Download

on September 28, 2018 by

Every year, 5,000 teenagers commit suicide, a number that sadly continues increase

Teen Sex: STDs At A Record High… Again

on September 25, 2018 by

Your response to 4-years-in-a-row of STD’s at a record high

college student mental health problems...

on September 20, 2018 by

World Health Organization finds that one in three college students worldwide have a mental health condition

Sleep-deprived teen

on September 20, 2018 by

Fifty-six percent of parents of teens who have sleep troubles believe the use of electronics is hurting their child’s shut-eye.

Raising Kids With Religion Protects...

on September 18, 2018 by

Kids and teens who are raised with religious or spiritual practices tend to have better health and mental health as they age.

Infographic: Teens Social Media Life

on September 12, 2018 by

Teens with low social emotional well being experience more of the negative effects of social media and kids with high social emotional…

In Teen Friendships, Misery Does Love...

on September 10, 2018 by

A new study finds teens with similar levels of anxiety and depression are more likely to remain friends.

Religious Folks And Happiness

on September 10, 2018 by

New research suggests that people who are religious gain happiness from believing there is a deeper meaning to everyday events

Navigating Screen Time

on September 2, 2018 by

Amid roiling debates about the impact of screen time on teenagers, roughly half of those ages 13 to 17 are themselves worried…

Belong: Parents’ Religious Beliefs...

on August 26, 2018 by

Teens, especially girls, whose parents are religious may be less likely to die by suicide, no matter how they feel about religion…

Relational Capacity And Ministry Burnout

on August 14, 2018 by

5 Practices that Cultivate Relational Health and Longevity in Ministry

Helping Kids Cope With Anxiety

on July 29, 2018 by

Ways to identify signs of anxiety and how to help your kids through their experience with it

1 In 4 Teenage Girls Deliberately Harm...

on July 29, 2018 by

Up to 30 percent of teenage girls in some parts of the United States say they have intentionally injured themselves

Hot Cheetos And Takis Under Fire After...

on July 27, 2018 by

Hot Cheetos and Takis under fire after snacking teen needs gallbladder removal

Chemicals Chemicals Harming Children

on July 27, 2018 by

Chemicals in Food May Harm Children, Pediatricians’ Group Says

Teens And Anxiety

on July 11, 2018 by

By Walt Mueller

The CDC, Teen Risks, And Who Is...

on June 23, 2018 by

Fewer high school students are drinking, having sex and using drugs… but still “leaves room for concern.”

For Teens, More Screen Time Tied To Less...

on June 17, 2018 by

Greater amounts of daily screen time are associated with more insomnia symptoms and shorter sleep duration among adolescents.

Flashback: Teens On Edge

on June 12, 2018 by

The Causes of Growing Anxiety in Today’s Kids

Study: Depression Striking More Young...

on June 12, 2018 by

There’s been a sharp spike in cases of major depression among teens and millennials

Why Sex Matters

on June 2, 2018 by

It is always amazing to me that God created physical intimacy in such a way to provide a deep connection with your…

Teens Exposed To More Junk Food Ads Eat...

on May 29, 2018 by

The largest study of its kind found teens who were exposed to more junk food advertising consumed more unhealthy foods every week.

Are Smartphones Causing More Teen...

on May 25, 2018 by

Increases in depression and suicide appeared among teens in 2012 – the same time smartphone ownership became the norm

Misuse Of Attention Deficit...

on May 22, 2018 by

There were 156,365 calls to poison control centers for people under 20 who were improperly exposed to ADHD medication

Drinking In Adolescence Derails Brain...

on May 2, 2018 by

“When we did this study, we saw that children as young as 12 sometimes start drinking.”

Feds Warn: Kids Are Drinking E-Cig Toxic...

on May 1, 2018 by

Feds warn e-cigarette makers about packaging after thousands of kids drink toxic liquid

Transgender Youth At Higher Risk Of...

on April 20, 2018 by

New research finds that transgender and gender-nonconforming youth are diagnosed with mental health conditions much more frequently than young people who identify…

Smartphone Use Tied To Anxiety,...

on April 18, 2018 by

Overuse of smart phones is just like any other type of substance abuse.

Pressures For Perfection Pt 2. Suicide

on March 30, 2018 by

This 16-year-old’s suicide letters are a cry for help and a national call for change

The Scary Truth About What’s Hurting...

on March 29, 2018 by

The increase in depression and suicide rate correlates to the iPhones being released.

Teen Suicide Is Soaring

on March 25, 2018 by

Although black kids kill themselves less often than white youth do, the rate of increase was higher — 77%.

The Tech Industry’s War On Kids

on March 23, 2018 by

How psychology is being used as a weapon against children

Confessions Of An Overweight Youth...

on March 12, 2018 by

I knew I had two options: burn some calories or burn-out of ministry

Social Media Friends Can Bruise Your...

on March 11, 2018 by

Seeing too many social media posts from friends about their fitness activity can harm your body image, a new study contends.

What Parents Need To Know About Juuling....

on March 5, 2018 by

It’s a popular e-cigarette system that looks a lot like a USB flash drive

The Truth About Teen Eating Disorders

on February 26, 2018 by

Diagnoses of eating disorders, specifically anorexia nervosa, carry the highest death rate of all mental health disorders.

Pediatricians Call For Depression...

on February 26, 2018 by

During the teenage years, there’s about a 20% of having depression or anxiety