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2014-10-22 23:12:00

To help adolescent girls deeply understand the implications of online actions, Garrison Forest School created its first-ever Digital Kindness Week as part of National Cyber Safety Month. Owings Mills, Md. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 It’s hardly news that today’s digitally fluent tweens and teens live online. Increasingly, though, the digital world’s darker side for young adults—cyberbullying, false profiles and worse—fill the headlines. Girls are particularly susceptible to the...

2014-10-22 12:34:40

Four in five Americans aged 13-22 think their peers share too much information online, according to Harris poll sponsored by Camp Mobile, a division of the Naver Corporation PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While Millennials (aged 18-33) have become known as a generation that shares its life online, a new study released today shows the younger generation is becoming increasingly frustrated with the lack of authenticity of their peers online....

2014-10-21 08:23:02

Teen Driver Safety Week Is October 19-25, 2014 DENVER, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DriveSafe Driving Schools is teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration this week on the "5 to Drive" campaign, to encourage the parents of teen drivers to always set the rules before their teens hit the road. "We want parents to know that even though their teens might be gaining some independence, the parents' job doesn't end there," said Ben Baron, DriveSafe's owner. "Teens are still...

2014-10-20 23:09:10

A parent-teen driving contract can help guide important conversations between parents and teens. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 19-25, 2014 and the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP, http://www.ohioaap.org) is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in encouraging parents of teen drivers to talk to their teens and always set the rules before they hit the road. Motor vehicle crashes are...

2014-10-08 23:13:06

Dr. Jayne Walco of Morris Psychological Group Provides Tips for Managing the College Application Process and Admission Anxiety Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 The transition to college is an important and dramatic step in the passage to adulthood. The college years are a time when young people will become more independent and self-sufficient and when the intensely close bond with their families will loosen, a profound change for both parents and child. But before teenagers can...

family meals
2014-10-07 06:53:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In our fast paced world, sitting down for a family meal is difficult. Doing it on a regular basis is even more difficult. But the benefits have been shown to outweigh the challenges, with the positive impacts ranging from a decrease in cyberbullying to better health for the entire family. Obesity at all age levels is an increasing worry in the health field, but especially for adolescents, as obesity at this age will likely carry...

sexting teens
2014-10-07 05:13:50

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One in four teens actively participate in sexting, or electronically transmitting explicit images to one another, and those who do are more likely to become sexually active within the next 12 months, researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) report in a new study. However, writing in the journal Pediatrics, Dr. Jeff R. Temple and Dr. HyeJeong Choi of the UTMB Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology...

facebook health
2014-10-06 07:32:18

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook is currently considering entering the healthcare field by creating online support communities to connect social media users dealing with the same medical conditions, as well as launching new preventative care applications to help people improve their overall well-being, according to media reports published late last week. Reuters reporters Christina Farr and Alexei Oreskovic, who broke the story on Friday, cited three sources...

2014-10-03 23:01:45

Learning ZoneXpress has compiled a list of reasons to participate in upcoming National Walk to School Day October 8, 2014. (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 Looking forward to National Walk to School Day on October 8? It doesn't work out for everyone but if parents/guardians can make it work, it's worth giving it a try. Even if that means waking teenagers up a little earlier or if distance is the issue, dropping everyone off closer to school to get them started. Learning ZoneXpress (LZX)...

depression Jean Twenge
2014-10-02 02:30:00

Beth Chee, San Diego State University A study by San Diego State University psychology professor Jean M. Twenge shows Americans are more depressed now than they have been in decades. Analyzing data from 6.9 million adolescents and adults from all over the country, Twenge found that Americans now report more psychosomatic symptoms of depression, such as trouble sleeping and trouble concentrating, than their counterparts in the 1980s. “Previous studies found that more people have...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.