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  • Teens prefer e-cigarettes reports new study
    Teens prefer e-cigarettes reports new study
    According to a survey published on December 16 by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute on Drug Abuse, e-cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens. The study also reported on other trends among...
  • Police back down on plan to take sexually explicit photo of teen
    Police back down on plan to take sexually explicit photo of teen
    Police in Virginia have abandoned efforts to take a photograph of a 17-year-old male's genitalia as evidence in a alleged "sexting" case.Manassas Police decided to drop the controversial plan on Thursday aftercriticismthat the police...
  • E-cigarette use increasing in teens
    E-cigarette use increasing in teens
    E-cigarette use is increasing in teens and is higher in teens in Hawaii than in any other state in the United States. Dr. Thomas Wills, the interim director of the University of Hawaii Cancer Center's Prevention and Control Program, conducted...
  • Bestselling FAFSA financial aid book offered free in Kindle, PDF or ePub format
    Bestselling FAFSA financial aid book offered free in Kindle, PDF or ePub format
    Here's a wonderful free resource for anybody with college-bound kids. The 200+ page bestselling book, Filing the FAFSA, is offered for free at edvisors.com.Filing the FAFSA: The Edvisors Guide to Completing the Free Application for Federal...
  • Abercrombie & Fitch only the good looking cool kids image fail
    Abercrombie & Fitch only the good looking cool kids image fail
    Looking into 2015 In a culture that has learned to accept differences the cookie cutter version of the what is cool is changing and Abercrombie & Fitch is losing ‘cool’ kids customers through the cracks. Cool comes in all sizes and...
  • Sad statistics regarding ATV fatalities in children
    Sad statistics regarding ATV fatalities in children
    All-terrain vehicles are a popular form of recreation; however, their use poses a risk of bodily injury and death. A new study evaluated the risk to children riding or driving these vehicles by age group. The findings were published in the...
  • Impact of sexually explicit Internet material on teens
    Impact of sexually explicit Internet material on teens
    When I was a teen growing up in Los Angeles, sexually explicit material was limited to bare chested African women in National Geographic magazines. Today, an unlimited supply of sexually explicit material is available on the Internet. A new study...
  • Cyber dating can be dangerous reports new study
    Cyber dating can be dangerous reports new study
    Cyber dating is dating accomplished by computer networking; the partners typically meet online or are matched up by computer before they meet in person. A new study evaluated the hazards associated with this practice. They published their findings...
  • Teens with ADHD
    Teens with ADHD: 7 Powerful Ways Parents Can Help Them Succeed
    Teens with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) often have a hard time focusing long enough to learn or study and get easily distracted when trying to complete their homework. As parents, we want to do everything we can to help our...
  • Teens are invited to the San Diego Museum of Art
    Teens to do art in Balboa Park
    The San Diego Museum of Art gives teens a taste of the world of art.Balboa Park, located in America's favorite city of San Diego, is a place for people of all ages to learn and explore. With the vast greens and amazing architecture, Balboa...
  • Merced Youth Council
    Merced seeks Youth Council members
    There are three open positions on the Merced Youth Council, the City of Merced announced Thursday. City officials are accepting applications for the positions. Deadline for applying is Nov. 15.Youth Council members read city council agendas and...
  • Cantors Driving School specially equipped cars
    Teen driving skills the topic of National Teen Driver Safety Week Programs
    National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 19-25. To kick-off this years' programs Frank Cantor, owner of a Cantors Driving School-a family owned and operated business since 1976- offered insights into some of the top driving challenges teens...
  • Teen Marijuana Negative Effects
    Are teens who smoke weed less likely to graduate high school?
    In an interview with Karen Corcoran Walsh – Co-founder of Inspirations for Youth and Families Teen Rehab, she talks about a recent study that claims teens are less likely to graduate high school if they smoke marijuana.While many want to...
  • Ebola infection quickly hits the news
    Talking to teens about Ebola: Ensuring adolescent angst doesn't go unchecked
    We live in a world in which we are pretty plugged in whether we would like to be or not. Teens today cannot avoid the masses of information that comes their way on a daily basis. Even if your teen lacks a smart phone or a laptop, rest assured he...
  • Sybil Ludington
    Sybil Ludington, teen patriot
    Highlighting an American heroWho was Sybil Ludington? Chances are she is an unknown unless you live near Dutchess County, New York. Sybil is a female counterpart of Paul Revere, and her solo, unheralded ride through the New York countryside in the...