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2013-07-17 10:24:29

A new study by University of British Columbia researchers shows that although 90 per cent of East Asian adolescents in British Columbia are not sexually active, those who are may engage in high-risk sexual behaviors. "Most East Asian-Canadian adolescents have not had sex, but among those who have, one in four used alcohol or drugs before sex last time, and one-third have had two or more partners," says Yuko Homma, lead author and a post-doctoral research fellow with UBC School of Nursing....

Teens Benefit From Connecting With Parents On Social Media
2013-07-16 04:13:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Teenagers who are connected to their parents on social media feel closer to them in real life, according to new research from Brigham Young University. The study of nearly 500 families also found teens that interact with their parents on social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are more likely to be generous, kind and helpful to others. Lead study author Sarah Coyne said one of the reasons social media helps...

2013-07-15 23:23:24

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches an Enrichment Course on Criminology. Prosser, WA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Red Comet’s “Criminology: Inside the Criminal Mind” launched this summer along with several new online high school electives. In today’s society, crime and deviant behavior are often one of the top concerns of society members. From the nightly news to personal experiences with victimization, crime seems to obtain top ranks in all media reporting....

2013-07-15 08:25:39

Digital Marketing Leader Finds Opportunity for Marketers Lies in Making Relevant, Lasting Connections with Teens on Social Channels BOSTON, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published by global digital marketing agency iProspect (www.iprospect.com) reveals that teenagers are more loyal to digital content than the channels that deliver it. More concerned with watching shows such as South Park and Teen Mom than whether those programs are viewed on a TV or a laptop, teens are...

2013-07-12 23:37:08

Bootifly.com allows Gluteboost users to connect and share their stories and photos of their buttock enhancement journey. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Gluteboost, a top-selling all natural butt enhancement supplement, has just announced the launch of its own social networking website Bootifly.com. The brand new website serves as an online community and social network where Gluteboost users can connect with one another and share their stories and photos of their buttock enhancement...

2013-07-11 11:03:22

-An individual enters adolescence with personality characteristics and life experiences already accumulated. -A new study evaluates the impact of childhood temperament on later alcohol use/problems. -Results show that childhood temperament prior to age five predicts adolescent alcohol use and problems at age 15.5 years, even after controlling for socio-demographic factors and parental alcohol problems. Most risk and protective factors for alcohol use have roots in early childhood. In...

2013-07-05 23:17:58

If anyone thought nothing new could emerge from the satiated world of social networking, he is in for a big surprise. SC. Worldoftherich SRL Scranton, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 "The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you. Bette Midler" Yes indeed, it's a social network for rich people. Worldoftherich.net may just be what the doctor ordered for people who are young enough to see the juicy side of life and rich enough to afford that...

2013-07-02 14:01:36

Teenagers are famously self-conscious, acutely aware and concerned about what their peers think of them. A new study reveals that this self-consciousness is linked with specific physiological and brain responses that seem to emerge and peak in adolescence. "Our study identifies adolescence as a unique period of the lifespan in which self-conscious emotion, physiological reactivity, and activity in specific brain areas converge and peak in response to being evaluated by others," says...

2013-06-28 08:24:54

LAS VEGAS, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Social Network Association, the world's first association for social networks and their members, welcomes Carol Todd, Founder of The Amanda Todd Legacy, to its Advisory Board. In her new role, Ms. Todd will help shape the strategic vision of The Social Network Association in developing best practices for social networks to provide service, safety, and sustainability to members around the world. "Working with Carol and The Amanda...

2013-06-27 23:41:33

Teenagers often pose a unique set of challenges to parents—particularly in terms of safety and security. The home security specialists at SecuritySystemReviews.com created a list of tips for parents to help keep teenagers safe from potential threats. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 As any parent who has teenagers likely knows, it’s a difficult job to keep tabs on a young adult. This is especially true as teenagers seek out more freedom, and take on additional...