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Sporty Spice Fears That She Might Never Get Pregnant

... who are affected, she said. It puts pressure on teenagers to look a certain way and you shouldnt have to worry about things like that when youre young, she added....

In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

...his new source of job creation, amid concerns that teenagers are spending far too much time on the Internet and becoming addicted to such games. The government imposed a rule in April requiring all games operating in China to install a so-called "indulgence prevention" programme. The online harness means a...

Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile

...rty, the challenge to get them to eat healthier as teenagers will be much harder. Poorer kids are especially at risk, because unhealthy food is cheaper and more easily available than healthy food. Parents are often working, leaving children unsupervised to get their own snacks. Low-income neighborhoods have ...

US Teens Charged With Gang Raping a Woman

...traight out of sickening erotica fantasies, two US teenagers in the Florida state have been charged with leading a gang-rape of a 35-year-old woman, forcing her 12-year-old son to join the outrage , beating him and pouring some cleaning solution into his eyes. Authorities allege Avion Lawson, 14, and Nathan ...

Somerville, A Town Committed to Tackle Obesity Among Kids

...e of the growing number of overweight children and teenagers in the US. About a third or 25 million US children and teenagers weigh over the healthy weight for their age or just under it, according to government statistics. ...

Teens Seems to Be Smoking Less

...ked fell 4 to 5 percentage points. In Norway too, teenagers who smoke tobacco daily has declined by half in five years to about 5 percent. The Norwegian Directorate of Social Affairs and Health began the studies of teen smoking habits in 1975, when about 15.1 percent of boys and 17 percent of girls - all betw...

US Teen Birth Rate Drops to Record Low: Report

The rate of US teenagers giving birth has sunk to a record low, with a dram...991, the report said. The birth rate among black teenagers dropped by 60 percent, from 83.5 per 1,000 in 1991 to 35 in 2005, according to the Federal Interagen...

Reason Behind Trouble Remembering in ADHD Kids Revealed

...ers tracked the brain activity of 150 children and teenagers with ADHD to build a neuro-cognitive profile of their behaviour. For the purpose of testing how well sufferers off their medication were able to remember numbers in the short term as part of their working memory, the researchers used the card game Sn...

Virginity Rules-Meant To Be Broken?

...tinence education, found no sign that it delayed a teenagers sexual debut. This June, the abstinence programs ...question. At the same time, it is observed that teenagers throughout the country are both abstaining more, and, especially among older ones, more likely to us...

Help is Hard to Find for Child Sex Abuse Victims in India

... group says counselling does help the children and teenagers who come to them. "We want to remind them there is a second opportunity," said Prayas director Rajib Haldar. "It helps them unlearn some things and learn some new things." But, like Gupta, Haldar warned that many billing themselves as counsellors...

Australia is Shamed by an Inquiry Report on Child Sexual Abuse in Aboriginal Communities

...he high rate of sexually transmitted infections in teenagers aged between 12 and 16, and a high rate of teenage pregnancy, could be attributed to the high rate of consensual sex between children, the report said. ``Teenagers no longer saw themselves as bound by the old values and many viewed the modern world...

Wear Protective Sunglasses, Not Just for Style

...affect the skin, eyes or the immune system. But teenagers and young adults often choose sunglasses purely on the basis of their price and style without cross checking their safety standards. A survey by the College of Optometrists in Britain showed that 63 percent of those questioned were more influenced...

BMA Scotland Publishes Plan to Tackle Scotland's Drink Problem

...rinking to get drunk. Worryingly, more and more teenagers are drinking at an earlier age and we must do more to combat this trend. Increasing price is one part of a strategy that can deter children from purchasing alcohol. The BMA would also like to see more done in primary schools to educate children about...

Justin Timberlake is Desperate to Duet With Coldplay

...atience was already stretched thin when a group of teenagers began taunting him while at Gothenburg's Hard Rock Cafe. However, when they continued to do so at the Elite Plaza hotel where Timberlake was staying, he lost his cool, and let fly not only ping-pong bottles and strawberries at them, but also spit. ...

New Study That Small Amount of Teenagers Drinks on a Regular Basis

...tandards survey study found that smaller amount of teenagers are drinking on a regular basis - to a certain extent because it is becoming harder for youngsters to get hold of alcohol. Those who never drink at all have go up from 12% in 2005 to 17% in the latest research. Those who drink on a regular basis - a...

Teenage Birthrate Declining in US Both Abstinence and Awareness Called for to Maintain the Trend

...l Center for Health Statistics, the birth rate for teenagers declined 2 percent in 2005, falling to 40.4 births...s Macke and adds rather primly, "It is important teenagers receive pure message." The federal government has been supporting abstinence-only programming sinc...

One-third of US Teen Netizens are Victims of Cyber-bullying

...Internet Project has revealed that one-third of US teenagers who surf the Internet have been victims of cyber-b... online were the most vulnerable. However, most teenagers still believe that the majority of bullying happens offline. Around 32 per cent of the teenager p...

FDA Advisory Against Anti-depressants to Be Expanded to Cover Young Adults too

... one out of depression. But its potential to drive teenagers to suicide has already been recognized . Now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed that makers of all antidepressant medications update the existing black box warning on their products' labeling to include warnings about increase...

Two Australian Teenagers Sentenced to Life for Murder

Two Australian teenagers who killed their friend and buried her under a hou... Idly chatting the next morning, the two disturbed teenagers discovered neither of them would feel bad about killing someone, and decided to kill their friend. ...

Curb the Pocket Money, Curb the Problem Drinking

...become 'problem drinkers', a survey of over 10,000 teenagers reveals. Mark A Bellis from Liverpool John Moores University and colleagues studied the results of an alcohol questionnaire given anonymously to 15-16 year old drinkers in North West England. Almost 90% admitted to drinking alcohol, of which 38% bi...

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