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Too much TV at age 2 leads to poor health as teens

Television-loving toddlers are in for poor health in adolescence. So says a study from the Université de Montréal’s School of Psychoeducation warning that watching too much TV at age 2 can translate into bad eating habits in teen years and ...

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Parents should encourage teens to invest in retirement funds now

Do your teenage or college age children work part time? If so, one of the best things you can do as parents is to encourage them to start saving money. Saving money from a job, rather than spending it, teaches ...

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Jared Fogle says judge should be removed because she has teens

Disgraced Subway sandwich pitchman Jared Fogle thinks a judge should recuse herself from his child pornography case because she’s a mother of two teenagers, according to a court filing. Fogle, who was sentenced to 15 years in prison after investigators ...

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Bad behavior in teens linked to air pollution

A lack of clean air through pollution — and the foliage necessary to filter it out — in urban areas has been linked to bad behavior among 9- to 18-year-olds. Tiny pollution particles called particulate matter 2.5 (PM2.5), which measure ...

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Teens addicted to smartphones may have a brain imbalance

The kids may not be all right. Teens who can’t put down their smartphones could have a brain imbalance, according to a small but provocative study. Researchers in South Korea used magnetic resonance spectroscopy — a scan to measure biochemical ...

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Roy Moore urged to quit Senate race amid claims he dated teens

A former colleague of U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore said Saturday that it was “common knowledge” that the Alabama Republican dated high school girls while he was the assistant district attorney for Etowah County. Moore worked in the district attorney’s ...

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Subway bandit who stole teen’s iPhone caught grinning in video

Say cheese. A subway mugger who snatched an iPhone from a young woman in lower Manhattan was caught on surveillance video sporting a big grin moments after the crime, cops said Saturday. Police hoping to wipe that smile off his ...

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How teens’ booze and pot use affects success

Teens who regularly drink and get high could see their success go up in smoke, according to a new study. University of Connecticut researchers found that teens who are dependent on marijuana and alcohol “achieved lower levels of education, were ...

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Depression rates rising fast for young U.S. teens

It’s enough to give you the blues: Depression is on the rise in the U.S., and young teens are most susceptible. That’s the eye-opening finding of a new Columbia University study, said to be the first to identify trends in ...

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Online friendships matter as much as in-person for teens: study

Although many adults might believe that kids today aren’t skilled at real, face-to-face interaction with other humans because of the vast amount of screen time they engage in, a new study shows that they’re not missing out on gaining essential ...

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