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Survey Reveals Shocking Levels of Teen Drinking, Drug Abuse

A new study shows that by the time most teens reach late adolescence, most of them have drank alcohol and abused illicit substances.

Facebook Contributing to Divorce

Studies done in both the United Kingdom and the United States find that divorce lawyers say that clients are increasingly claiming Facebook as a contributor to divorce.

What's Hot? 3/30/12

A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

Report: Teens are Watching More TV, Not Less

Contrary to the popular notion, for all the time teens spend staring at small screens, it's still the television screen that gets most of their attention.

Electronics Top Distractions for Teen Drivers

A new study of teen driving behavior has found that the use of electronic devices is the leader among distracted driving behaviors.

Doctors See "Cinnamon Challenge" as a Recipe for Disaster

In a new trend, kids are trying to swallow a spoonful of cinnamon without drinking water - or vomiting - and preferably as a video camera is rolling. But doctors aren't laughing. They say the practice can cause serious injuries.

What's Hot? 3/23/12

A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

92% of College Students Have Lied on Résumés

Study finds almost all job seeking college students have lied at least once on a résumé.

Here Comes "The Hunger Games"

Anticipation abounds...but Common Sense Medias says "The Hunger Games" is too violent for some preteens.

Study: Teens Prefer Texting to Phone Calls

New study shows teens are texting more than ever, while voice calling continues to decline.

Synthetic Marijuana Can Cause Side Effects

Teens who use synthetic marijuana, also called K2 or spice, could end up in the emergency room experiencing some serious side effects, according to a new case report.

What's Hot? 3/16/12

A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

Sleep Deprivation and Teens -- Walking Zombies

Only 8 percent of teens are getting the nine-plus hours of sleep recommended by the Naitonal Sleep Foundation.

More Parents Happy to Keep Kids in Nest

According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, 31 percent said young adults shouldn’t have to be on their own until age 25 or older.

Teen Tobacco Epidemic Shocks Surgeon General

A new report finds nearly one in four high school seniors and one in three young adults under age 26 smoke despite a half-century of federal warnings about tobacco.

What's Hot? 3/9/12

A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.

Dad, Can You Put Away the Laptop?

Parents have long been worried about how much time their kids spend online. But if you ask the kids, mom and dad are the ones who can’t turn away from the screen.

Vitamin D Intake May Reduce Fracture Risk in Girls

A new study shows that vitamin D intake can lower stress fracture risk in girls, especially in regards to injuries caused by high impact style activities.

Kids with Concussions May Suffer Lingering Consequences

Children with even relatively mild concussions can have persistent attention and memory problems a year after their injuries, according to a study that helps identify which kids may be most at risk for lingering symptoms.

Smoking, Drinking Teens Are Unhappiest of All

Teenagers who smoke, drink alcohol and eat junk food are significantly more likely to be unhappy than their clean-living counterparts, a study has found.

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