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2015-05-05 23:03:58

Despite historic declines, 82% of adults say teen pregnancy remains an important problem (56% say very important) compared to other social and economic problems in their community, according to

2015-05-01 23:01:15

Funding will help UNFPA reach 7,500 girls a year in the Rajasthan region to protect their rights, ensure their education and prevent child marriage and early pregnancy Washington,

2015-04-29 12:23:27

Teens Drive Smart Driving Experience provides free, hands-on training aimed at eliminating distracted driving behaviors and improving practical driving skills NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 29, 2015

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2015-04-10 13:36:12

Once believed to be the brain’s “threat detector,” new research from the University of Illinois suggests that the amygdala plays a key role in determining how people respond to members of the opposite sex throughout their lives – even as those responses change over time.

2015-04-08 12:25:49

SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of Adolescent Health (JAH) [http://www.jahonline.org ], the Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent

2015-04-01 23:02:57

As part of Teen Violence Awareness last month, the drug treatment program Best Drug Rehabilitation issued a toolkit to help parents and teens guard against violence related to addiction.

quality time
2015-03-31 17:05:22

If you’re a working mom or dad who feels guilty about not spending enough time with your children, sociologists from the University of Toronto have some advice for you: don’t.

2015-03-30 12:38:18

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adolescents who have engaged in past risky online behavior are much more likely than older young adults to repeat the behavior in the future,

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2015-03-22 11:32:31

New findings suggest that increased sexual activities may be triggered by media use among boys, but not among girls.

2015-03-17 16:29:18

Rochester Teen Council takes first prize grant award MINNEAPOLIS, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rochester Teen Council took home the top grant award from the 2(nd) annual "Real


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]