Positive cannabis messages through social media posts connected to teens’ intentions to use

Despite laws against advertising cannabis to teens, young people reported in surveys that they still see a lot of positive cannabis messages through social media posts. Washington State University researchers…

Pregnant woman, teens hurt in Phoenix shooting

PHOENIX – Police are investigating a shooting in a Phoenix neighborhood that left four people injured, including a pregnant woman and two teenagers. Phoenix Police say officers responded to reports…

Weekly weight loss drug reduces BMI in teens

Semaglutide is a glucagon-like peptide-1 analog that can reduce hunger, thus supporting weight loss. In a recent New England Journal of Medicine study, researchers report that a weekly dose of…

Backpack safety tips for kids and teens – CHOC

Backpacks come in all sizes, colors, fabrics, and shapes and help kids express their own personal sense of style. And when used properly, they’re incredibly handy. But backpacks can strain…

Pregnant Teens Probably Already Qualify for ‘Life of the Mother’ Exemptions

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Positive parenting lays the foundation for close relationship with teens

High-quality parenting practices in adolescence lay the foundation for close parent-child relationships when the children become young adults, according to new research from Penn State. The study is one of…

McLean Hospital-affiliated clinicians launch virtual treatment program for anxiety and OCD in children, teens

To tackle the growing mental health crisis facing children and adolescents and the difficulties families face accessing treatments for disorders such as anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), two McLean…

New research sheds light on how teens can get more sleep

Adjusting to a new sleep schedule at the start of the school year can lead to disturbed rest, daytime fatigue and changes in mood and focus for teens. Although they…

Program for pregnant teens slated for relocation to regular school

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News ‘Louise Dean should stay as a completely different program because we need our own space as mothers,’ said one student Publishing date: Sep 27, 2022…

COVID-19 can cause long-term lung damage to children and teens

In a recent study published in the Radiology journal, researchers in Germany assessed the pulmonary dysfunction observed after pediatric coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Children and adolescents with severe acute respiratory…