Quantcast

Latest Adolescence Stories

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...

2013-05-31 23:18:28

An Atlanta-based film company has started a T-Shirt design contest in an effort to spread its message about cyber bullying. (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Representatives with SubmitTheDocumentary.com announced today that it has officially launched a T-Shirt design contest as a fun way to bring increased awareness to cyberbullying while providing help to those who need it. “Individuals with the best T-Shirt Design will win the right to have their bio and picture featured on our website and...

2013-05-29 23:25:13

“Your Teen 360°: I Was in an Abusive Relationship,” takes a close look at teenagers who end up in abusive relationships and the need to pursue healthy ones. Beachwood, OH (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Abusive relationships is the focus of Your Teen 360°, a special report from Your Teen Magazine for parents of teenagers. Your Teen Magazine created Your Teen 360° to offer parents multiple perspectives from teenagers, parents and experts. The series, “Your Teen 360°: I...

2013-05-29 23:18:46

First-of-its-Kind Social Network Changes the Social Landscape for Researchers, Creative Minds and Storytellers SAN JOSE, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Keeppy (http://www.Keeppy.com), a new social network for storytelling that encourages people to capture, compile and share all types of information without the need of a traditional blog or complicated information-saving program, today announces that it´s officially launching out of beta. Today, anyone who wants to capture information,...

2013-05-28 23:23:40

Leading social networking site shares its top benefits for exhibitors. TradeShowConnection helps exhibitors save time and money with its innovative platform. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Leading social networking site for the event and tradeshow communities, TradeShowConnection is design to help exhibitors streamline their trade show experience. TradeShowConnection helps exhibitors save time and money with its innovative platform and key features. To prepare for the influx of trade shows this...

2013-05-28 21:36:34

Young people are demanding information and education about their bodies, sex, their sexuality and sexual health, as well as access to services that will support them to stay safe and healthy. Papers published in the latest themed issue of Reproductive Health Matters (RHM) demonstrate that information and services in fact remain unavailable to many young people, and many may grow up without fully understanding things that they are currently experiencing such as menstruation, let alone...

2013-05-28 15:37:43

Researchers at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center have found that current constraints on advertising for alcohol products in movies that adolescents watch are not effective. The study, "Trends in Tobacco and Alcohol Brand Placements in Popular US movies, 1996 through 2009,"was published online in the May 27, 2013 JAMA Pediatrics. Studies have shown that movies influence smoking and drinking during adolescence: A 2012 Surgeon General's report noted a causal relationship between the...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.