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Study: Teens Who Sext Are Also Having Sex

Teens who sent “sexts” were nearly four times more likely to say they were sexually active, and those who reported receiving a text were also 23 times more likely to have sent one.

06/30/2014

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Women Subjected To ‘Sexual Victimization’ School Years And Beyond

Young women are at greatest risk of being raped between the ages of 16 and 24 and at higher risk in college, where such activity has become rampant.

06/30/2014

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Summer Jobs For Kids Must Abide By Child Labor Laws

For those enterprising youth looking for a summer job, there are some child labor laws that you do need to keep in mind.

06/19/2014

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Study: Despite The Warnings, Some Teens Still Not Buckling Up

One of the simplest things you can due to increase safety in a vehicle is buckle up, yet a study finds teens have a list of excuses for not doing it.

06/07/2014

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Room To Grow: Tips For Creating Great Kids’ Rooms

If you start out smart and make your child your design partner, you can trade in today’s ducky decals for tomorrow’s funky graphics with ease and panache.

05/15/2014

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Homework: How Much Is Too Much?

A national expert on the causes of stress for high school students suggests you can have too much of a good thing – homework.

05/07/2014

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Addiction Knows No Boundaries

One of the keys to dealing with drug use in adolescents is to understand that the problem is prevalent across all social classes. No class is immune to addiction.

04/30/2014

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A Timely Talk With Your Teens

This time of year sees the combination of prom season and the return home of college students to their families. It’s a good time to remind them about the dangers of drinking and driving.

04/29/2014

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3 Teens Charged As Adults For Temple Attacks

A spokeswoman says the D.A. decided on the adult charges because of the violent nature of the crime.

03/26/2014

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11-Year-Old Targeted In West Kensington Attempted Armed Robbery

What’s more, the two suspects are also believed to be teenagers — one may be as young as 13.

03/20/2014

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Whisper App

Whisper might be the most popular app you’ve never heard of – but that’s a problem if you’re a parent.

02/24/2014

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When Snapchat Photos Don’t Disappear

Thanks to apps like snapchat or poke, people are able to send what they believe to be self-deleting photos of themselves that disappear in 5 seconds. But sometimes the photo lives on.

02/19/2014

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Study: Later School Start Time Could Positively Impact Daytime Functioning In Teens

New research demonstrates that when students at boarding schools began school at 8:25 a.m. (versus 8 a.m.), they were able to get 29 minutes more sleep per night.

01/16/2014

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Most Kids Don’t Get Enough Exercise

After a study of young teens, the CDC found that only 25% of kids get enough exercise: 60 minutes of physical activity every single day.

01/14/2014

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OMG: Adults Far More Likely Than Teens To Use Phones, Text While Driving

The report, done by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, reveals that adult drivers are by far the likeliest age group to admit to using their phone while driving.

12/12/2013

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