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Special to the Los Angeles TimesAs summer winds down, another new school year brings fresh notebooks, sharp pencils and — for many kids — a new cycle of sleep deprivation. With classes that start as early as 7 a.m. and buses that pull up long before sunrise, some 80% of...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesBy the time a teenager graduates high school, about one out of nine of his or her peers has attempted suicide. Suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, behind car accidents and homicide, and 10% to 12% of teens ponder suicide...
HealthKey.com contributorIf you're the parent of a teen, you don't need to be told these are strange creatures, these pre-adults. In this day-and-age, there are so many influences on teens: social pressures, anorexia, drugs, alcohol and nicotine. But now there's one more to add...
There's an old " Three Stooges" short that features the boys being transformed into gentlemen as part of a bet between two professors. A similar scenario is being played out at Chicago's Anti-Cruelty Society, as the training staff has taken on a...
Tags: Animals, Dog (animal), The Three Stooges
In case Ken Splithoff's friends are reading this, the Carpentersville, Ill., auto aficionado has a few things on his holiday wish list: remote-controlled cars, subscriptions to hot rod magazines and a coupon for a racecar driving course. "I did that a...
Zap2It"Teen Choice 2010" embodies the generation weaned on the notion that everyone is a winner. Granted, many of those who make it into one of the 106 (yes, really) categories are indeed winners. Singer Katy Perry hosts the two-hour awards fest, airing...
McClatchy NewspapersParents worried about drug use in their teenage children need look no farther than the medicine cabinet. A study from the American Journal of Preventative Medicine showed that teens are abusing prescription drugs at a higher rate than ever. "Teens are...
McClatchy TribuneA boy and a girl kiss. She will be thinking, maybe, about how much he likes her or how much she likes him. He will not be thinking, at least not with the part of the brain that controls higher functions. A scan of that part of the brain would show a...
Tags: Ohio, Brain, Minority Groups, Social Issues
Los Angeles TimesWith his gaze fixed on a tiny screen, hearing plugged by earbuds and fingers flying, the average teenager may look like a disaster in the making: socially stunted, terminally distracted and looking for trouble. But look beyond the dizzying array of...
Los Angeles TimesHere's a question for all you high school students out there in cyberspace: If it were up to you, would you rather start your school day at 8 a.m. or 8:30 a.m.? (Sorry, noon is not an option.) According to a new study, students were far more likely to...
McClatchy TribuneThe alcohol industry has found ways to make its products attractive to kids, and parents may not realize what it is their children are drinking. So-called "alcopops" taste like fruit juice but can contain as much booze, or more, than some beers. Girls,...
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