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Young teens who watch a lot of movies featuring alcohol are twice as likely to start drinking compared to peers who watch relatively few such films, reveals research published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Health Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
Research shows that teens who drive with peers as passengers have increased risks of crashing. Many states have responded by creating graduated driver licensing laws which include limits on the number of passengers ...
Health Jan 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A pair of studies by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and State Farm® identify factors that may lead teens to drive with multiple peer passengers and, then, how those passengers may affect their driver's ...
Health Jan 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new government study suggests a lot of teenage girls are clueless about their chances of getting pregnant.
Health Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Pittsburghs Moghaddam Laboratory, led by biochemist Bita Moghaddam have found after studying rat brains that minor differences in activity levels in certain brain parts, between adults and teen ...
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
In the first study to investigate driving as it relates to teens with a high-functioning autism disorder (HFASD), child development and teen driving experts at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Child Injury ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Teens who more openly express their own viewpoints in discussions with their moms, even if their viewpoints disagree, are more likely than others to resist peer pressure to use drugs or drink.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Imagine this scene: A teen who is about to enter college goes for a run or heads off for a game of soccer. But Mom and Dad complain about it, and the more physically active the teen is, the more the parents push back against ...
Health Dec 05, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
States that prescribe abstinence-only sex education programs in public schools have significantly higher teenage pregnancy and birth rates than states with more comprehensive sex education programs, researchers from the University ...
Health Nov 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 15
Girls may be sugar and spice, but "everything nice" takes a back seat when friends let them down.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 22, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
A survey of more than 33,000 Italian high school students reveals that both underweight and overweight teens consume 20 to 40% more illegal drugs than their normal-weight peers.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new analysis of teenage drug abuse finds widespread problems among whites, Native Americans, Hispanics and youngsters of multiple races, with less severe abuse among Asian and African-American teens.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 07, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
What is life like for young gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered people in our nation today? Your impression might depend on which news report you happen to catch. Stories reporting on Gay-Straight Alliance ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 01, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
About 14 percent of Philadelphia's high school students are considered overweight, and while a myriad of research has been published on what schools, communities and parents can do to help curb these rates, very little information ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Tech-savvy teens with acne used their medicine more frequently when they also took part in a web-based survey, a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center finds.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0