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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

FILE: Phillip Alpert says "sexting" has ruined his life. Alpert, 20, had to register as a sex offender two years ago after emailing nude photos of under age girlfriend. They were both minors when the photos were taken. He has been kicked out of college, cannot get a job and has to attend an offender class each with men who have raped children or molested dozens.  (Photo by Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda/Orlando Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images)

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Crack Down On ‘Sexting’ By Minors

A bill designed to crack down on the practice of “sexting” by minors in Pennsylvania is on its way to Governor Corbett’s desk, and a spokesman says the governor is expected to sign it.

10/18/2012

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Brotherly Love: Acting Without Boundaries

It’s hard being a teenager with a disability, especially if your dream is being in theater. Now, one woman who lived that is providing free acting and singing lessons for dozens of disabled young people.

09/25/2012

Philadelphia District Attorney Drops Rape Charges Against 5 Teens

The Philadelphia district attorney’s office has dropped rape charges against five boys accused of attacking a girl at a recreation center last month.

08/31/2012

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New Jersey Teens Accused Of Staging Ice Cream Truck Prank

Three teens in southern New Jersey are accused of playing a prank on young children by imitating an ice cream truck.

08/29/2012

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