News tagged with high school students

Study focuses on dating violence in Texas public schools

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' ...

Mar 07, 2013
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Severe abuse at home linked to dating violence

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.

Jan 22, 2013
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Most teens support tough smoking bans, survey shows

(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 ...

Jan 09, 2013
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Binge drinking serious problem for US women

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.

Jan 08, 2013
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