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High Tobacco Tax Associated with Adolescent E-Cigarette Uptake
High Tobacco Tax Associated with Adolescent E-Cigarette Uptake
A study conducted by the University of Queensland (UQ) on teenagers across 44 different countries concluded that increased tax on tobacco was associated with increased e-cigarette consumption among ...
05-13-2022
Daughter Beguiled Into Believing She Was Male, Took Hormones: Mother Discusses Her Child’s Detransition
Daughter Beguiled Into Believing She Was Male, Took Hormones: Mother Discusses Her Child’s Detransition
A week before Emma* turned 18, she told her family that she was a boy. "We were really sceptical," said her mother, Judith Hunter, "She had no history ...
05-10-2022
Digital Stress Is Hurting Our Kids
Digital Stress Is Hurting Our Kids
Mindfulness may be growing in popularity, but so is the opposite trend – digital distraction. And stress caused by digital distraction is hurting our kids. Our kids spend ...
04-22-2022
Social Media Use Lowers Life Satisfaction in Adolescents
Social Media Use Lowers Life Satisfaction in Adolescents
Girls and boys may be more vulnerable to the negative effects of social media use during specific windows of their adolescence, researchers found after a large longitudinal study. ...
04-17-2022
Delayed Development? Teens in the Pandemic Era
Delayed Development? Teens in the Pandemic Era
A high school senior from California described teen COVID-19 mental fallout in a nutshell: “It’s not that I’m mad that I missed the events. I wouldn’t have gone ...
04-11-2022
Do You Really Need That Nose Job? Selfies Distort Facial Features, Study Shows
Do You Really Need That Nose Job? Selfies Distort Facial Features, Study Shows
With the advent of smartphones came the rise of selfies, shared daily by "like"-seeking millions across social media. But a small new study suggests that, unlike photos taken ...
04-9-2022
Does Social Media Harm Kids? It Might Depend on Their Age
Does Social Media Harm Kids? It Might Depend on Their Age
Your child's risk of harm from social media is higher at certain ages and it's different for girls and boys, researchers report. To figure out how social media ...
04-4-2022
Ozone Linked to Depression in Adolescents
Ozone Linked to Depression in Adolescents
Ozone, a common air pollutant, could be one of the causes behind depressive symptoms in adolescents, according to a new study. The pollutant could have especially profound effects on ...
03-31-2022
Why Sugar Is so Much Worse for Teenagers’ Brains
Why Sugar Is so Much Worse for Teenagers’ Brains
Brain-imaging studies show that the prefrontal cortex doesn't fully mature until the early 20s.
10-26-2016