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2014-05-29 15:55:05

A new study suggests that having children is contagious among female high school friends during early adulthood.

2014-05-29 08:30:45

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teen birth rates declined 10% in 2013 and have declined fully 57% since peaking in 1991, according to

2014-05-28 12:30:32

Michael Gabriel, a Brooklyn pediatrician, comments on an article from Medical News Today that claims researchers have found a link between sports and energy drinks and unhealthy habits.

2014-05-27 11:50:38

Puberty is the defining process of adolescent development, beginning a cascade of changes throughout the body, including the brain.

2014-05-24 23:03:14

Local organization, Enigma Link unveiled its non-profit program, I Wish I Knew to Ask, targeting young adults 15 to 23 years old equipping them with skills, confidence, resources, and mentors

2014-05-12 23:02:19

The combination of alcohol with young people celebrating prom, the end of a school year, or even the end of high school, can lead to excess.

2014-05-08 09:28:50

Drug abuse, acts of rampage – what’s really the matter with kids today?

Snacking Quality Appears To Decline As Kids Age
2014-05-07 03:34:06

The average US child snacks three times a day. Concerned about the role of snacking in obesity, a team of researchers set out to explore how eating frequency relates to energy intake and diet quality in a sample of low-income, urban schoolchildren in the Boston area.

2014-05-07 09:44:45

Weekly consumption of sports drinks and energy drinks among adolescents is significantly associated with higher consumption of other sugar-sweetened beverages, cigarette smoking, and screen media use.

2014-05-05 23:08:15

Tower's mobile app is set to redefine the social networking ecosystem by closing the "interaction distance" between you and your online friends by creating real connections between


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).