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Latest National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health Stories

2012-11-29 12:50:32

Behavior problems, not depression, are linked to lower grades for depressed adolescents, according to a study in the December issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

2012-06-12 11:01:57

Rather than gaining "liquid courage" to let loose with friends, teenage drinkers are more likely to feel like social outcasts.

2012-02-01 15:48:27

Attending a financially poor school may have more of an effect on unhealthy adolescent weight than family poverty, according to Penn State sociologists.

2011-12-22 12:33:35

School absenteeism is a significant problem, and students who are frequently absent from school more often have symptoms of psychiatric disorders.

2011-12-15 17:28:42

Alcohol use has often been linked to criminal activity on the part of both perpetrators as well as victims.

2011-09-28 09:45:17

The drinking habits of a romantic partner's friends are more likely to impact an adolescent's future drinking than are the behaviors of an adolescent's own friends or significant other.

2011-09-28 05:54:37

The drinking habits of a romantic partner’s friend are more likely to impact an adolescent’s future than the behaviors of the adolescent’s own friends or significant other, according to this study.

2011-09-21 18:44:19

Most parents recognize that the influence of peers on their children's behavior is an undeniable fact.

2011-07-19 13:24:45

Teenagers are known for their angst-ridden ways, but those who remain happy and positive during the tumultuous teenage years report better general health when they are adults.

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2011-05-26 11:50:00

Researchers claim that nearly 1 in 5 young adults in the US may suffer from high blood pressure, suggesting that it could be more widespread than previously believed.


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zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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