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Posts tagged teens

January 2, 2015



Does School Start Too Early?

Since teenage brains need extra sleep, starting high school later in the morning is a proven way to boost test scores.

December 30, 2013



Teen Tinnitus

Perhaps due to the ubiquity of headphones, hearing problems aren't just for the elderly anymore.

November 23, 2011


Teens tend to make poor decisions when they are under pressure.

Why Do Teens Make Dumb Decisions?

Teens are not dumb. In fact, they're pretty smart. What they often lack is what psychologists call impulse control.

June 13, 2011


Teenage Marijuana Use May Lead To Psychotic Symptoms In The Future

One study found that teenage cannabis use could increase the risk of psychotic illness by forty percent.

April 20, 2011


Should Your Teen Watch Their Salt Intake?

The typical American teenager eats about nine grams of salt per day. That's twice the recommended amount.

November 30, 2010


Teen Drug Use: More Prescriptions, More Abuse?

Prescriptions are increasing drastically for adolescents and young adults in the US. What problems might this trend be causing?

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