Teenagers

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Underage Drinking Could Cost You

Unlike drunk driving, in which you are considered impaired if your blood alcohol level is .08, to prove underage drinking, your blood alcohol level only has to be .02.

11/07/2013

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The Pheed App

The Pheed app is an incredibly useful tool, letting you check in on all of your social networks in one place.

11/05/2013

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Study: Teen Cancer Patients At Increased Risk Of Suicide

A Swedish study looking at teenagers diagnosed with cancer finds the teens are at an increased risk of suicide compared to their peers.

11/04/2013

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Texting A Driver

When a texter knows that the recipient is driving, the texter has a duty to users of the public roads to refrain from sending the driver a text at that time.

10/02/2013

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Study: Music May Affect Teen Driving

Fumbling with buttons while driving is linked to increased risk of crashes for teen drivers, but the kind of music they’re listening to may also be a factor.

09/03/2013

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Teens Still Tanning

The statistics are concerning. According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 1 in 3 young white women regularly ignore tanning bed warnings.

08/29/2013

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The Six Most Important Decisions For Teens

Sean Covey’s book, The Six Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make, promotes down to earth discussions that resonant with kids.

08/14/2013

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Talking About Weight Loss With Teens

When talking to teens about weight loss, you should talk about “healthy eating”. Just focusing on weight loss could lead to an eating disorder.

07/03/2013

Concussions

Teens Report Traumatic Brain Injuries

According to a Canadian study of almost 3000 teenagers, 20% of them said they had traumatic brain injury.

07/01/2013

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Teen Use Of Smokeless Tobacco

The National Youth Tobacco Survey looked at middle and high school students use of smokeless tobacco and found it increased significantly in the 15 to 17-year-old age group.

05/20/2013

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Teens Who Sleep More Weigh Less

Researchers followed adolescents from ages 14 to 18. More sleep was associated with a reduction in average BMI.

04/18/2013

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Teen Behavior Is An Indicator Of Adult Behavior

There is an interesting report from the University of Virginia looking at more than 170 young adults, from age 13 to 23, to study the long-term effects of teenage behaviors.

04/04/2013

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Treating Acne

Acne affects 40 to 50 million people of all ages and races. There is help.

03/22/2013

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Advances In Acne Research

A new study has identified, for the first time, specific strains of bacteria associated with pimples as well as others strains that may protect skin.

03/05/2013

Knee

Children’s Knee Pain

As children grow and develop, their knees grow and they’re actually more prone to having problems with their knees if they grow very rapidly.

02/28/2013

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