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September 15, 2014
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Study reveals scale of the sexual exploitation of boys

Research carried out by UCL Security and Crime Science (UCL Engineering) and NatCen, funded by the Nuffield Foundation and supported by Barnardo’s, underlines the dangers of underestimating the impact of child sexual exploitation on boys and young men. UCL’s analysis … Continue reading

May 19, 2013
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Teen girls less successful than boys at quitting meth in UCLA pilot research study

A UCLA-led study of adolescents receiving treatment for methamphetamine dependence has found that girls are more likely to continue using the drug during treatment than boys, suggesting that new approaches are needed for treating meth abuse among teen girls. Results … Continue reading

September 23, 2012
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Microsoft YouthSpark Grants to Encourage Youth to Do Great Things

As part of a commitment to create opportunities for 300 million youth around the world during the next three years, Microsoft announces support for five national U.S. nonprofits that focus on youth causes. Here’s a look at how these organizations … Continue reading

November 16, 2010
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When Video Games Get Problematic so Do Smoking, Drug Use and Aggression

A new study on gaming and health in adolescents, conducted by researchers at Yale School of Medicine, found some significant gender differences linked to gaming as well as important health risks associated with problematic gaming. Published yesterday in the journal … Continue reading