Latest Adolescence Stories

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...

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...

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