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Teenage Exercise Curbs Suicide In Adulthood
2013-06-26 14:17:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Teenagers who are in good physical shape are less likely to display suicidal behavior even years later in adulthood, according to a study published in Psychological Medicine. Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at Sweden’s University of Gothenburg found that 18 year olds who are in good physical shape have a reduced risk of attempted suicide later in life. Their study also shows that teenagers and young adults in Sweden have worse...

2013-06-26 13:53:54

One in five adolescents surveyed in Ontario said they have suffered a traumatic brain injury that left them unconscious for five minutes or required them to be hospitalized overnight, a statistic researchers in Toronto say is much higher than previously thought. Sports such as ice hockey and soccer accounted for more than half the injuries, said Dr. Gabriela Ilie, lead author of the study and a post-doctoral fellow at St. Michael’s Hospital. Traumatic brain injuries, such as...

2013-06-26 13:02:17

"Traumatic brain injury (TBI) among adolescents has been identified as an important health priority. However, studies of TBI among adolescents in large representative samples are lacking. This information is important to the planning and evaluation of injury prevention efforts, particularly because even minor TBI may have important adverse consequences," write Gabriela Ilie, Ph.D., of St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada, and colleagues, who examined the prevalence of TBI, mechanisms of...

2013-06-25 23:24:00

A group of 12 to 15 developmentally disabled teenagers will ride mountain bikes, canoe and hike during the second Adventure Teen Challenge from World T.E.A.M. Sports this August 8-9 in Washington. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 A team of developmentally disabled teens are ready to undertake a series of outdoor sporting challenges this August 8-9 at the second Adventure Teen Challenge from World T.E.A.M. Sports. Hosted by the national non-profit on the banks of the scenic Potomac...

2013-06-25 23:23:18

ORCHID Recovery Center announces shocking research linking early drinking to future alcohol abuse. Palm Springs, Florida (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 ORCHID Recovery Center is a substance abuse treatment facility that is dedicated to assisting in the prevention of addiction by helping to educate community members regarding the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse. As such, a recent article published by PsychCentral that highlights the correlation between teenage drinking and alcohol abuse caught...

Talking To Teens About Unhealthy Eating Behavior May Cause Same
2013-06-25 18:30:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study published by JAMA Pediatrics found that having conversations with your teenager about weight increases the chances of them having unhealthy eating behaviors. Researchers from University of Minnesota, Minneapolis discovered that overweight or obese adolescents whose mothers engaged in conversations about healthful eating behaviors were less likely to diet and use unhealthy weight-control behaviors. "Because adolescence...

2013-06-18 08:35:38

Anonymity Enables Users to Create their own Virtual Vision NEW YORK, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Social media start-up Duvamis announced today its release to the public, fostering free expression and self-discovery in social networking. Duvamis is the first social network that allows users the unique possibility to explore their true self as opposed to the persona imposed by social norms. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

Obesity Linked To Hearing Loss Kids
2013-06-18 08:29:05

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center shows obese adolescents are more likely to have hearing loss problems than their normal-weight peers.  The study findings, published in The Laryngoscope, demonstrated that obese adolescents have increased hearing loss across all frequencies and were almost twice as likely to have unilateral (one-sided) low-frequency hearing loss. "This is the first paper to...

Sibling Aggression As Bad As Bullying
2013-06-17 10:34:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As most people with siblings can attest, growing up with brothers or sisters can sometimes lead to arguments or full-on fights over everything from a favorite toy to casual insults. While these incidents are often dismissed as ℠character-building,´ a new study from the University of New Hampshire found that sibling aggression can be just as stressful for a young child or adolescent as bullying from an unrelated peer. The...

2013-06-11 12:22:05

DEARBORN, Mich., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Survey commissioned by Ford shows parents and teens wrongly perceive the winter months to be the most deadly time for teens on the road 76 percent of teens and 83 percent of parents consider the dangers of distracted driving to be comparable to drunk driving, yet parents are 40 percent more likely to check their phones while driving than their teenage children Parents are concerned about their teens having safe driving habits, but only 26...