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Alarming Spike In Middle School Suicide...

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The suicide rate doubled between 2007 and 2014, surpassing the death rate from car crashes

Teen Boys & Girls May Experience...

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U.K. researchers have discovered depression has different effects on the brain activity of male and female….

Most U.S. Teens Aren’t “Doing It”

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

Teens Are Getting As Little Exercise As...

on June 20, 2017 by

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

10 Big, Biblical Reasons Teens Should...

on June 20, 2017 by

Clearly a Biblically comprehensive case against smoking weed

College Students, Poor Sleep Habits...

on June 16, 2017 by

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

Health Tip: Graduating Teens, Take Care...

on June 13, 2017 by

Heading to college after high school graduation represents a big transition, including the need to take care of yourself

Night Phone Use A Danger For Adolescent...

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,…

New Teen Drivers Face Triple The Risk Of...

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,…

Witnessing Parental Psychological 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

Marijuana May Make Your Gums Go To Pot

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

Psychologist Debunks Claim That Fidget...

on May 28, 2017 by

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

Heavy Kids Face Triple The Odds For...

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…

Teens And Anxiety A Helpful Infographic

on May 27, 2017 by

Walt Mueller

Your Skin On Binge Drinking

on May 25, 2017 by

What a night of drinking does to your face

Teen Dies After Ingesting Large Amounts...

on May 16, 2017 by

Died from a caffeine-induced cardiac event

Flashback: Response To Teen Vogue From A...

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Watch this pro-life teen destroy Teen Vogue over their post-abortion ‘gift guide’

Legalized Pot Sends More Teens To ER

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A Colorado children’s hospital saw 4 times as many marijuana-intoxicated teenagers land in its ER or urgent care centers following legalization of…

Infographic: Marijuana And The Teen...

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…

Adolescent Suicidality, Self-harm...

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From 2008 to 2015, suicidality and serious self-harm nearly doubled among children aged 15 to 17 years presenting to a hospital

Curvy Model Shares Shocking Image Of Her...

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‘This is so so important- our young girls need to hear these things. It is both reassuring and inspiring to have a…

13 Reasons Why…Suicide Is The...

on May 2, 2017 by

Greg Stier

Cannabis Use In Adolescence Linked to...

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Cannabis in other ways during adolescence may serve as a catalyst for schizophrenia in individuals already susceptible to the disorder

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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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…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,...

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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...

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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

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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...

on November 30, 2016 by

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...

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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...

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This Might Be Why Depression Is Rising Among Teen Girls

Teen Night Owls Struggle To Learn And...

on November 12, 2016 by

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...

on November 7, 2016 by

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

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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...

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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

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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...

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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...

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…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...

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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...

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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

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“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...

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

Rewarding Children With Food Can Trigger...

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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..