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Texas was the first state in the nation to mandate school policies on dating violence, but it still has some work to do in protecting victims and addressing consequences for the crime, according to a study by the Crime Victims' ...
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The proportion of black males in medical school is decreasing, according to a report published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
Other Mar 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Reports from a new survey show Wyoming continues to see overall significant declines in junior high and high school students saying they use alcohol and tobacco.
Health Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
High school students whose friends' average grade point average (GPA) is greater than their own have a tendency to increase their own GPA over the course of a year, according to research published February 13 in the open ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The prevalence of smoking and the implementation of combined interventions to reduce smoking vary between states, according to a report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...
Health Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
African-American and Hispanic students may be less likely than non-Hispanic white students to hold a job during the school year, but when they do, they tend to work somewhat longer hours and seem less likely to see their ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Young urban black women who are exposed to severe abuse within their families are much more likely to be victims of dating violence, according to a study led by a Michigan State University researcher.
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Nearly a third of those dating in middle and high school report abusive relationships, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. The dating violence, which the researchers first measured ...
Health Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—North Carolina, a tobacco-growing state, does a lot to protect smoking: Its cigarette taxes are nearly the lowest in the country, and it only banned smoking in most restaurants, bars and hotels ...
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
R U eating healthy 2day? New study highlights effectiveness of healthy lifestyle text messages for teens
According to the Nielsen consumer research group, teens receive an average of 3,417 text messages per month (that's 114 texts per day!). Couple this with CDC's report that high school students' consumption of fruit and vegetables ...
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Binge drinking is an under-recognized problem for US women, nearly 14 million of whom engage in it about three times a month, downing about six drinks each time, says a study released Tuesday.
Addiction Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Many high school students work in addition to going to school, and some argue that employment is good for at-risk youths. But a new study has found that placing juvenile offenders in jobs without ensuring that they attend ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Strong school smoking-prevention programs and high cigarette prices can reduce smoking among high school students, according to a new study.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Results from recent studies show a growing number of high school students reportedly receive one or more lottery tickets or scratch cards as gifts. This, coupled with the increasing concern about adolescent problem gambling, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Teens who date and are sexually active are known to be at elevated risk for depression, but why those associations exist is poorly understood.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0