KFGO–17 hours ago
(Reuters Health) – Teens who use e-cigarettes may be twice as likely to smoke pot as their peers who never try vaping, a U.S. study suggests. … directly lead to marijuana use, it’s easy to see how one bad habit might lead to another, said lead study author Hongying Dai of Children’s Mercy Hospital and the …
WSPA.com–14 hours ago
GREENVILLE S.C. – As if parenting isn’t hard enough, keeping up with the all the new tech tools kids are using to hide things from you can be daunting. And with a lot of kids getting cell phones at a younger age nowadays, we got expert insight to help parents navigate the online threats. Emojis = The New …
Scottsbluff Star Herald–6 hours ago
In 1962, America was involved in Vietnam, teens were cruisin’ down main street and rock n’ roll was shaping the sound of music and helping to … He is now professor emeritus of biology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and has published more than 35 scientific papers as well as popular articles.
Wall Street Journal–Apr 16, 2018
Opponents to relaxing child-labor laws say safeguards become more crucial as companies increasingly recruit teens. “The way to deal with a tight job market is not to make children work more,” said New Hampshire Democratic state Sen. Dan Feltes, who wants greater outreach to adults with stalled career …
New York Times–Apr 2, 2018
A study published in the journal Pediatrics in March found substantially increased levels of five carcinogenic compounds in the urine of teenagers who vape. “I’m afraid that we’re going to be hooking a new generation of kids on nicotine, with potentially unknown risks,” said Dr. Mark L. Rubinstein, the lead …
Washington Post–Apr 3, 2018
It was the “condom challenge,” a dangerous YouTube trend where teens snorted condoms up their nose — and pulled them out of their mouths. … Stories like the “condom challenge” panic often begin with a kernel of truth — kids really have done this challenge on YouTube before, and it really is dangerous …
NBCNews.com–Mar 26, 2018
The device is a Juul, a popular electronic cigarette that’s a sensation among teens, especially in wealthier neighborhoods — and a nightmare for school … An article from Berkeley High School’s student newspaper described students who seek Juuls from others because they “love the head rush.” “That’s a …
WHYY–11 hours ago
“Lily represents most of the kids that we see in terms of determination, tenacity, [and] the struggles, worries and pain they work through,” said family therapist Cathi Tillman, who founded an … Lyons, who has a background working with migrants, joined the group and used video to capture the teens‘ stories.
Washington Post–Mar 27, 2018
Conservatives have had it up to here with these meddling kids. As an entirely new movement for gun reform is being driven by a group of smart, passionate and media-savvy Florida teenagers who survived one of America’s frequent mass shootings, many on the right are more than a little put out.
New York Times–Mar 25, 2018
They were rallies that would not have happened without the fervor of the students: teenage survivors of last month’s massacre in Parkland, Fla., frightened high schoolers in the Midwest, unnerved … “The kids did everything,” said Jenn Hoadley, 36, who helped students organize a march in Anchorage.