Tag Archive for health

Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness

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Frequent “phys ed” classes not only improve fitness, they also encourage healthy living, finds a study from Oregon State University

Opioid Epidemic…..A Parents...

on April 14, 2017 by

Will began his path to addiction as a freshman at College after being introduced to the prescription stimulant Adderall

How Will Canadian Marijuana Legalization...

on April 5, 2017 by

They believe that it will keep marijuana out of the hands of minors. What do you think?

Gamer’s Death Pushes Risks of Live...

on March 29, 2017 by

Anytime they leave their computers, they risk having followers peel away to another channel. The resulting lifestyle is often unhealthy, requiring long…

Middle School Suicides Reach An All-Time...

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The suicide rate among youngsters ages 10 to 14 has been steadily rising, and doubled in the U.S. from 2007 to 2014,…

Bad Diet In Youth Might Raise Risk Of...

on March 13, 2017 by

A poor diet while young may do more than just make it tough to fit into a pair of jeans: New research…

As Pot Legalization Advances,...

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…

Depression Strikes Today’s Teen...

on March 1, 2017 by

…suggesting that the increasing dependence on social media by this age group may be exacerbating the problem

Wristband Monitors Your Blood Alcohol...

on February 28, 2017 by

Can let you know when you’ve had one too many

Smart Kids Prone To Dumb Choices On Pot,...

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

The Latest Social Media Challenge Is...

on January 30, 2017 by

“The rise of social media has contributed to increasing peer pressure among children. This ‘craze’ is another clear…

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

Choose To Live Free, Rather Than To Live...

on January 8, 2017 by

Perfectionism leads to two common problems: anxiety and procrastination

The Growing Teen Epidemic: Stress

on January 7, 2017 by

On average, teens reported their stress level was 5.8 on 10-point scale, compared with 5.1 for adults

Teens Whose Parents Let Them Try Alcohol...

on January 7, 2017 by

More likely… to drink, but less likely to binge

Pornography And The Brain…Values

on January 4, 2017 by

Wired For Intimacy. How Pornography Hijacks The Male Brain

Army Warns Of New Threat: Energy Drinks

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…more likely to report sleep disruption related to stress and illness and were more likely to fall asleep during briefings or on…

Mysterious Illness Tied To Marijuana Use...

on December 29, 2016 by

In states with legal weed

Study Finds Sex-Ed Programs Don’t...

on December 18, 2016 by

A new peer-reviewed study of multiple “sexual and reproductive health” educational programs in several countries finds no evidence of improved health outcomes…

Fewer Teens Doing Drugs Than Ever Before

on December 18, 2016 by

American teenagers are the best behaved they’ve ever been — drinking and smoking less and doing fewer drugs than their predecessors in…

Mumps Outbreaks Are Worst In A Decade&...

on December 6, 2016 by

Spreads through saliva and mucus; transmitted by an infected person coughing, sneezing or talking, or by sharing cups or kissing

CDC Study Says Teen Virgins Are...

on November 30, 2016 by

Teen Virgins rate significantly and consistently better in nearly all health-related behaviors and measures than their sexually active peers

Adolescent Suicides Rising At Alarming...

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Children and teens suffering from a variety of mental health issues are increasingly resorting to suicide

Rapper: Planned Parenthood Commits &...

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Nick Cannon from the 2005 Single: “Can I live” told the story of how he was almost aborted before his mother changed…

Is This The Most Stressed Out Generation...

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by Jeremy Zach

Few States Have Plans For Kids Returning...

on November 19, 2016 by

All U.S. states have “return-to-play” laws designed to protect young athletes who’ve suffered a concussion. But only a handful have regulations on…

Depression On The Rise; Teen Girls Most...

on November 15, 2016 by

This Might Be Why Depression Is Rising Among Teen Girls

Teen Night Owls Struggle To Learn And...

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Students who go to bed late tend to be both sleepier during the day and have more trouble with self-regulation, regardless of….

Voting ‘Yes’ For...

on November 10, 2016 by

by Dr. Manny Alvarez

Commercialization Of Legal Pot Has Led...

on November 10, 2016 by

over 11% of Colorado’s (teens) use pot. 40% increase in drug-related suspensions and expulsions — the vast majority from marijuana

Teen Use Of Opioids Linked To Marijuana

on November 10, 2016 by

Teens who take opioid painkillers without a prescription also often use cannabis, according to a new study

Marijuana legalization….

on November 9, 2016 by

California, Florida voters say yes

More US Middle Schoolers Die Of Suicide...

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The suicide rate among U.S. middle school students doubled from 2007 to 2014, surpassing for the first time the incidence of youngsters…

Millennials aren’t wearing condoms...

on November 4, 2016 by

The CDC says that almost 20 million new STIs occur every year, over half of them afflicting people between the ages of…

Smartphones..Tablets In Bedrooms Disrupt...

on November 1, 2016 by

Telegraph.co.uk

Teen Depression and Anxiety: What...

on October 31, 2016 by

And, for the teenage perspective on mental health, check out this short film

Internet Addiction May Signal Other...

on September 20, 2016 by

Canadian researchers say their findings could affect how psychiatrists approach people who spend a significant amount of time online​

Replenishing Your Soul…..

on September 11, 2016 by

The life of a youth leader is not easy

Drug Addiction In Middle-aged White...

on September 8, 2016 by

Rise in deaths of middle-aged white American women attributed to opioid, anti-anxiety drug overdoses

How An Early Bedtime Can Have Lasting...

on September 6, 2016 by

More sleep can boost mood in babies, children and teens

Flashback: Students With Chronic Lack Of...

on September 6, 2016 by

Poorer Focus, Lower Grades

Red Hot Chili Challenge

on September 5, 2016 by

US teens hospitalized after consuming world’s hottest peppers

“Cutting”….The Scream On The...

on September 4, 2016 by

Walt Mueller

Parents Can Help Reduce Teen Drinking

on September 3, 2016 by

Parents can help prevent their underage kids from drinking by employing a relatively simple strategy: setting clear rules that prohibit drinking, new…

Going To Pot? New York Proposal Calls...

on August 30, 2016 by

25 States currently have medical marijuana, but this is the first year that any states will allow the drug in schools.

More U.S. Teens Experiencing Depression

on August 27, 2016 by

According to new research, from 2013 to 2014, about one in nine teens in the United States had a major depressive episode,…

Female Genital Mutilation In U.S. Up...

on August 3, 2016 by

Women and girls in the US who are “at risk of or may have been subjected” to female genital mutilation/cutting increased 3-fold…

5 Conversations You Must Have With Grads...

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Don’t miss this opportunity before they leave

Drunkorexia

on July 9, 2016 by

College Students Eat Less So They Can Drink More

Exercise Found to Boost Youth Academic...

on July 3, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

Pediatricians Urged To Screen For...

on July 2, 2016 by

Family doctors should screen teens for suicide risks in the wake of new information that shows suicide is the second leading cause…

Pediatricians: Abstinence On The Rise&...

on June 29, 2016 by

Nearly 60 percent of high school students today have never had sex

Support From Family, Friends Important...

on June 4, 2016 by

…also found that teenagers who had grown up in a difficult family environment were more likely than their peers to be bullied…

Growth Spurts Explain Why Tall Teen Boys...

on May 28, 2016 by

Boys, growth spurts can dramatically affect teens’ coordination, and new research has discovered why

Fatty Foods During Teen Years May...

on May 28, 2016 by

Teens who eat high amounts of saturated fats or low amounts of healthier mono- and polyunsaturated fats tend to have denser breasts…

The Not-So-Hidden Effects Of Porn

on May 27, 2016 by

The Habit May Be Secret…But Not Its Consequences

Marijuana Use Among Teens Declines...

on May 25, 2016 by

National Survey on Drug Use and Health: A survey of more than 216,000 adolescents from all 50 states

Parental Depression Linked To Brain...

on May 15, 2016 by

“This is the first empirical evidence to show that parental depression influences children’s behavior through the change in the adolescent’s brain,”

Jump In STDs Could Be Due To Unknown...

on May 12, 2016 by

CDC: Most reported chlamydia and gonorrhea infections occur in people between the ages of 15 and 24 years old

Study Linking Sexual Behavior &...

on May 8, 2016 by

Sexual Media Exposure, Sexual Behavior, and Sexual Violence Victimization in Adolescence

Study Finds Friends Play Vital Role In...

on May 7, 2016 by

Teenagers were less likely to become as emotionally affected by these sorts of stressors if they had a friend with them after…

Why Is The Issue Of Pornography As A...

on May 4, 2016 by

What is the “pornography as public health crisis” movement?

Breast And Body Changes Are Driving Teen...

on May 3, 2016 by

In a survey of 2,089 English schoolgirls ages 11 to 18, nearly three-quarters listed at least one breast-related concern regarding exercise and…

Drake’s new Album Sold Over 600...

on May 2, 2016 by

If the album does sell 1 million albums in its first seven days, it’ll become the 21st album to reach that mark

Young Teen Girls’ Suicide Rate Has...

on May 1, 2016 by

The suicide rate for girls between 10 and 14 increased by 200 percent since 1999

Sleep-Deprived Teens Take More Risks...

on May 1, 2016 by

Sleep-deprived teens are more likely to engage in risky behavior, including vehicle-related risks, than those who get enough rest

One More Scientific Reason How Youth...

on April 29, 2016 by

Having lots of friends is a better painkiller than morphine

The Limp Truth About Porn

on April 22, 2016 by

“Why young men who grew up with Internet porn are becoming advocates for turning it off.”

ADHD Drugs Can Lead To Long-Term Changes...

on April 20, 2016 by

Adolescents who are repeatedly exposed to large amounts of the stimulant amphetamine might be at risk

Lip Implants The 2nd-Fastest Growing...

on April 19, 2016 by

Selfie Age, We see images of ourselves constantly on social media, we’re much more aware of how our lips look

Fatigue A Contributor To Injuries In...

on April 16, 2016 by

Fatigue increased the risk of shoulder and elbow injury

High School Wants To Shut Down Off...

on April 15, 2016 by

The small weekly gatherings morphed into a popular gathering spot for hungry kids with nearly 500 turning out

Rewarding Children With Food Can Trigger...

on April 14, 2016 by

Treating your child with junk food when they behave ‘can lead to emotional binge eating and weight gain’

UK Sex Education: Children Warned Of...

on April 14, 2016 by

Sex education has placed such a strong emphasis on how to avoid pregnancy, and some are leaving it too late

High Doses of ADHD Drugs Can Lead to...

on April 10, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

Teen Emotional Problems Linked To Future...

on April 2, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

A Glimpse Into Teenage Depression

on March 29, 2016 by

Depression impacts lots of teenagers but I’m left to wonder how well many of us are equipped to notice the symptoms..

Video Games May Have Positive Effects On...

on March 19, 2016 by

Results were based on data from the School Children Mental Health Europe project for children ages six to 11

Adolescents Drink Too Much Caffeine

on March 12, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

Parental Pressure Pushes Kids To Use...

on March 6, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

E-cigarettes 1 Million Times More...

on March 1, 2016 by

One million times more than roadside air in Hong Kong,”

Victimized Adolescents More At Risk Of...

on February 28, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

Values: Today’s Teens Compared To...

on February 26, 2016 by

by Jonathan McKee

Age When Teens Start Using Marijuana...

on February 22, 2016 by

A new study shows that the age at which an adolescent starts using marijuana affects which parts of the brain will be…

Study Ties Parents’ Criticism To...

on February 21, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

Calming The Teenage Mind In The...

on February 18, 2016 by

Students at Marblehead High School in Massachusetts meditate in a new Zen Room at the school

Many Depressed Teens Don’t Get Follow...

on February 15, 2016 by

Prompt treatment is crucial because failure to relieve depression increases the risk of recurrent depression

Late Night Texting Habits Of Teens...

on February 14, 2016 by

In Sleep Deprivation, Affects School Performance

Marijuana May Affect Verbal Memory

on February 2, 2016 by

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

Flashback: A New Way To Get High...

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

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

New Documentary Looks At America’s...

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

Teens With Sleep Problems More Reactive...

on January 31, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

2 Teenagers Dead, 2 Sickened From...

on January 29, 2016 by

The teens evidently thought they could drink poisonous methanol as a substitute for ethanol, the ingredient in alcoholic beverages that causes intoxication

Casual Marijuana Use Linked To Brain...

on January 26, 2016 by

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

Modern Psychology…Find Yourself

on January 19, 2016 by

Philip Yancey

Millennial Children Would Rather Not...

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

Study: Teens And Substance Abuse

on January 14, 2016 by

Institute for Social Research

Study: Pornography ‘Harms’

on January 13, 2016 by

A tie between pornography consumption verbal and sexual/physical aggression

Kids With Allergies May Be At Greater...

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Video: Dr. Devi explains the study