Latest Youth Stories

Social Media Linked to Poor Academic Performance
2013-04-11 18:51:18

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Could texting, tweeting and other use of social media hurt one´s GPA? That´s what researchers from The Miriam Hospital´s Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine sought to discover, and the results are that the widespread use of social media among college students, which includes texting to chatting on mobile phones and even just posting status updates on Facebook, could take an academic toll. According to...

2013-03-25 23:04:05

School development organization will host digital panel discussion, "The Power of Early College High School," promotes value of innovative schools. (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 EDWorks, a KnowledgeWorks subsidiary, is joining the national celebration of Early College High Schools with a digital panel discussion, "The Power of Early College High School" from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursday. For more information on how to register for the panel, please contact Kate Westrich...

2013-03-04 23:01:10

Information from the CDC is compatible with their own birth records. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 BirthRecords.us.org was very pleased to see that the most recent statistics available show that the teenage birthrate is declining, company officials said. “There was a great deal of speculation that shows like MTV's “Teen Mom” were going to glamorize teenage pregnancy and convince more teens to get pregnant before they were ready for the responsibility,” a company...

2013-02-26 10:36:44

More consistent use of condoms, oral contraception or both was reported by a group of teenage girls who took part in a youth development intervention aimed at reducing pregnancy risk in high-risk adolescents, according to a report of a randomized controlled trial published Online First by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. The United States continues to have the highest rates of teen pregnancy and childbearing among the industrialized nations and each year more than 750,000 young...

Study Helps Decipher The Cause Of A Baby’s Cry
2013-02-20 14:08:03

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers focus a lot of attention on the youngest among us. Through different studies, attempts have been made to understand just how infants communicate and what their motivations are for offering up their cryptic little messages. The cognitive development of infants — and the challenge of understanding it — stems to the fact infants are endowed with only a very limited ability to communicate. For the youngest...

Social Spies: Parents Join Facebook To Keep Tabs On Their Kids
2013-02-18 10:25:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s a statistic which nearly any teenager or college-student will readily verify. According to the Education Database Online, one half of all parents on Facebook are there purely to keep tabs on their offspring. What´s more, 43 percent of parents polled said they visited their child´s Facebook page daily, looking at pictures from the previous weekend and reading wall posts. The Education Database Online shares...

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