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January 29, 2014
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Helping adolescents understand the consequences of risky sexual behavior

Both parents and health care providers wonder: What is the best way to get through to adolescents about the dangers of risky sexual behavior? Research by investigators from Yale School of Medicine and the Yale play2PREVENT Lab finds that both … Continue reading

June 21, 2013
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The rhythm of everything

Dawn triggers basic biological changes in the waking human body. As the sun rises, so does heart rate, blood pressure and body temperature. The liver, the kidneys and many natural processes also begin shifting from idle into high gear. Then … Continue reading

January 20, 2013
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Walk, Talk, Be like a Celebrity

There are many celebrity products which are in high demand in the market. Mostly the teenagers have high craze towards celebrity products. Adolescents and the teenager groups have high fascination to look like the celebrities, most importantly to look like … Continue reading

December 8, 2012
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Adolescents Under Pressure to Speak ‘Properly’

As adolescents transition to adulthood, the pressure to meet adult expectations – such as speaking properly – may be greater than expected, according to a new study by a Michigan State University researcher. Suzanne Evans Wagner, assistant professor of linguistics … Continue reading

November 10, 2012
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Questions for Robert Miranda Jr.: Parenting Cuts Genetic Risk of Teen Drinking

In a new study, addiction researchers found that attentive parenting can overcome a genetic predisposition to alcohol use disorder among teens. Although further research is needed, says lead author Robert Miranda Jr., parents can have an impact if they “closely … Continue reading

September 13, 2012
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Smoking: Quitting is Tough for Teens, too

A new study finds that relatively early into tobacco addiction, teens experience many of the same negative psychological effects during abstinence as adults do, with a couple of exceptions. The data can inform efforts to improve the efficacy of quitting … Continue reading

August 28, 2012
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Parents and Readers Beware of Stereotypes in Young Adult Literature Says MU Researcher

Newly described teen literature genre propagates negative portrayals of the sick and disabled COLUMBIA, Mo. — A newly defined genre of literature, “teen sick-lit,” features tear-jerking stories of ill adolescents developing romantic relationships. Although “teen sick-lit” tends to adhere to … Continue reading

August 27, 2012
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Teens Who Smoke and Drink May be More Likely to Abuse Prescription Opioids Later

Adolescents who smoke cigarettes or use alcohol or marijuana may be at greater risk for subsequent abuse of prescription opioids as young adults, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine. The researchers believe their findings are the … Continue reading