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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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Study: Parents And Teens Who Connect On Social Media Enjoy Relationship Benefits

It’s often dreaded but practically inevitable these days: a friend request from Mom or Dad.

07/18/2013

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A Review Of Sticks And Stones

In the prologue to Sticks and Stones, author Emily Bazelon describes an episode in her life that happened two and a half decades ago.

07/01/2013

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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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Thousands Of Students Train For Paid Summer Internships In Philadelphia

Keeping kids out of trouble in the summer can be tough, but one local organization is determined to make sure young people are putting their free time to good use.

06/27/2013

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Health: New Acne Treatment Recommendations

Battling acne is a problem for millions of Americans, and it can get especially bad in the summer heat. Now, there are new guidelines to treat it.

06/26/2013

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Study: Teen Enthusiasm For Facebook Dwindling, Twitter Usage Up Significantly

Still, the average teen Facebook user had 300 friends, and 7 in 10 said they are friends with their parents.

05/22/2013

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10 Part-Time Summer Jobs Perfect for Teens

Summer, summer, summertime! It’s every kid’s favorite time of year, but too much time on their hands can be a concern for parents. A fun part-time summer job may be the answer.

05/13/2013

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Gov. Christie Signs New Legislation Pertaining To Minors And Tanning

According to a release, Christie signed a bill on Monday that prohibits minors under 14 years of age from using spray tanning facilities and prohibits minors under 17 years of age from using tanning beds.

04/01/2013

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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

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Top Sleep Away Summer Camps For Kids In Philadelphia

These are the top sleep away camps in the Philadelphia area that are sure to provide young adventurers with a summer full of fun and enrichment.

02/22/2013

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Tumblr, Snap-Chat More Popular With Teens, Young Adults Than Facebook

A new survey by Survata surprised the social networking world by documenting the rapid growth of Tumblr and Snap-Chat.

01/20/2013

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Study Finds About 12% Of Teens Have Thought About Suicide

Suicide is known to be the third leading cause of death among teens.

01/10/2013

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Police: Teens Vandalize Two SEPTA Buses

Philadelphia police and SEPTA police are trying to track a group of teenagers who caused extensive damage to two buses in Mayfair late Saturday night.

12/16/2012

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