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2014-04-28 23:12:10

According to Toby Dauber with Morris Psychological Group, adolescence presents challenges and parents play a crucial role in fostering that transition with understanding and guidance to make it

2014-04-17 15:23:46

Motor vehicle crashes rank as the leading cause of teen deaths and in 2008, 16% of all distraction-related fatal automobile crashes involved drivers under 20 years of age.

2014-04-16 10:15:34

Teenagers who have suffered a traumatic brain injury such as a concussion are at "significantly greater odds" of attempting suicide, being bullied and engaging in a variety of high risk behaviors, a new study has found.

2014-04-11 23:24:04

Admission counselors for The Pinnacle Schools Elk River Treatment Program (ERTP) report a jump in inquiries for summer placement in its adolescent residential treatment program in north Alabama.

2014-04-09 10:05:44

Energy drinks (EDs) are marketed as having the ability to improve energy, alertness, concentration, and athletic performance.

2014-04-08 15:58:24

Although a greater proportion of teenage boys than girls watch and fantasize about sex they have seen in pornography, there are no differences between the sexes when it comes to what types of sex they fantasize about.

2014-04-08 12:32:40

Despite recent progress, more can be done to prevent pregnancies in younger teens ATLANTA, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although births to younger teens aged 15 to 17 years have

2014-04-08 12:27:39

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A paper on teenage suicide written by two assistant professors of sociology at the University of Memphis will be published in the field's flagship

2014-04-07 11:06:59

High school students who use indoor tanning also have higher rates of unhealthy weight control behaviors—such as taking diet pills or vomiting to lose weight.

2014-04-04 23:35:50

Joint survey by The Nature Conservancy and Disney finds that in the U.S., lack of time outdoors is as concerning as bullying, obesity and education. Arlington,


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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