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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Parents Urged To Warn Teens Against Taking Dangerous ‘Fire Challenge’

The “game” involves teenagers recording themselves as they pour lighter fluid all over their body before lighting the flame.

08/06/2014

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Adding A Teen Driver To Your Insurance Leads To 79% Higher Cost

Adding a teenage driver to a married couple’s car insurance policy leads to a 79% higher average annual premium

07/17/2014

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Study: Most Teens Sext Before They’re 18

A new study has found that many teenagers are sending and receiving sexually explicit texts and photos at a very young age.

07/06/2014

87 percent of American teens and pre-teens say they have personally witnessed examples of cyberbullying compared to 27 percent last year. (Photo: DAVID HECKER/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Cyberbullying Tripled Since Last Year

87 percent of American teens and pre-teens say they have personally witnessed examples of cyberbullying compared to 27 percent last year.

06/03/2014

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Study: Hookah, E-Cigarette Smoking On The Rise With Teens

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta announced recently that use of hookahs and e-cigarettes is on the rise in teenagers throughout the United States.

11/16/2013

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Study: Teenagers Find Slim Cigarettes Cooler, Safer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day in the United States, nearly 4,000 people younger than 18 years of age smoke their first cigarette. Within that age group, an estimated 1,000 youth become daily cigarette smokers.

11/12/2013

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Boys, 14 And 16, Charged With Murder In Marietta

Marietta police say they’ve arrested two teenagers in the killing of a man found in a bus station parking lot with a knife wound to his chest.

10/01/2013

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Officials Launch “Generation Rx” Campaign To Help Youth With Drug Abuse

State officials and lawmakers have launched a campaign aimed at addressing the issue of prescription drug abuse among teenagers in the state.

05/15/2013

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Study: Frequency Of Young Adolescent Sex ‘Greatly Exaggerated’

Researchers at the Guttmacher Institute have found that younger teens are engaging in sex far less frequently than the general public may think.

04/02/2013

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