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Understanding How Tics are Suppressed May Help Some at Risk for Tic Disorders

At least 20 percent of elementary school-age children develop tics such as excessive blinking, throat clearing or sniffing, but for most of those kids, the tics don't become a long-term problem. Conventional wisdom has held that most tics go away on their own and that only in rare cases do they become chronic or develop into a disorder such as Tourette syndrome.

by Staff Reporter

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Children who Use Asthma Tracking App have Better Disease Control and Fewer Hospital Visits

(Salt Lake City) - An app that allows parents and doctors to monitor a child's asthma has a big impact on managing the disease. When families monitored symptoms with asthma Tracker and adjusted care accordingly, children had better asthma control and made fewer visits to the emergency department. Using the app also meant that children missed fewer days of school and parents took fewer days off work, improving quality of life. Results of the study were published online in the journal Pediatrics.

by Staff Reporter

Heart Damage for Young Adults

Heart Damage From Preterm Birth may be Corrected with Exercise in Young Adulthood

Venice, Italy - 3 May 2019: Heart abnormalities caused by premature birth may be corrected with exercise in young adulthood, according to research presented today at EuroCMR 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).1

by Staff Reporter

Teens Who Seek Solitude May Know What's Best for them, Research Suggests (IMAGE)

Teens who seek solitude may know what's best for them, research suggests

Despite stigma, solitude doesn't have to be problematic for adolescents and young adults

by Staff Reporter

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Where are teens getting their electronic cigarettes?

University of Cincinnati study finds that daily users are much more likely to purchase electronic cigarettes from stores and websites illegally than their peers who less frequently vape

by Staff Reporter

How young adults experience pain affects self-injury (Image)

How young adults experience pain affects self-injury

Study shows that young adults may hurt themselves on purpose, specifically to feel physical pain

by Staff Reporter

What predicts teen partner rape? (IMG)

What predicts teen partner rape?

If teen partner rape could be predicted, it could be better prevented. Social scientists from Michigan State University are helping close that gap by identifying risk factors linked to sexual violence in young women's first relationships in life.

by Staff Reporter

Timothy Piazza

Penn State Controversial Fraternity Pledge's Death: 18 Charged For Inaction, 8 Face Involuntary Manslaughter

A total of 18 fraternity members received charges for the death of a 19-year-old fraternity pledge.

by Claire Parker

Rockville High School

Prosecutors Confirm Dropping Case Against Immigrant Teens Facing Rape Charges In Maryland

The two immigrant teenagers in Maryland accused of raping a 14-year-old classmate will soon be relieved from the charges.

by Claire Parker

Teen Who Struggled With Anorexia Admitted That Her Condition Won

Anorexic Teen Commits Suicide, Leaves Note That Her Anorexia Won

A teenager died in Gatley railway station in Stockport after stating that her anorexia won.

by Abbie Kraft

Albany High School

School District Gets Sued After Suspending Albany High Students For Following Racist Instagram Account

Four students got suspended from Albany High School after they followed a racist Instagram account and now they sued the district for violating their First Amendment rights.

by Claire Parker

16-Year-Old Girl Scout Bravely Faces Neo-Nazist In Czech's May Day March

16-Year-Old Girl Scout Bravely Faces Neo-Nazist In Czech's May Day March

Girl scout Lucie Myslikova's photos carrying a banner while having a sharp debate against a neo-Nazist became viral. Her banner, written in Czech language, said "We will raise your girls."

by Olivia Etienne

Kaily Lowry finally gets her degree

Kailyn Lowry Inspires Teen Moms To Pursue Education Despite Struggles

Kailyn Lowry from "Teen Mom 2" shares her success after getting a college degree.

by Abbie Kraft

University of Texas stabbing incident

Random Stabbing Attack At University Of Texas' Austin Campus Leaves One Dead, 3 Injured

One student died and three more suffered from injuries after a stabbing incident at the Austin campus of University of Texas.

by Claire Parker

Americans More Interested With Barron Trump Than Donald Trump During U.S. President's First 100 Days

Americans More Interested With Barron Trump Than Donald Trump During U.S. President's First 100 Days

Barron Trump yielded more clicks all throughout Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn compared to his father, United States President Donald Trump.

by Olivia Etienne

ICE Held An Undocumented Mexican Teenager

Immigration Detains 18-Year-Old Seeking Asylum In US On His Birthday

Erik Javier Flores Hernandez gets an unexpected surprise from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on his 18th birthday and now lawyers come to his defense.

by Amanda Moore

Paris Jackson Describes '13 Reasons Why' as something

Paris Jackson Opens Up About The Impact Of Netflix Series '13 Reasons Why'

Paris Jackson described the hit series, "13 Reasons Why," as something triggering.

by Abbie Kraft

An 18-Year-Old Girl Got Seriously Injured After Participating On The Blue Whale Suicide Game

18-Year-Old Girl Throws Self Off The Bridge After Playing The 'Blue Whale' Suicide Game

Another teenager got seriously injured after joining the Blue Whale suicide game.

by Abbie Kraft

Hope Academy For Teen Addiction

Teen Addiction: How This Indianapolis Special School Helps Teenagers Recover From Substance Abuse

Hope Academy is a special tuition-free recovery school for teenagers overcoming substance abuse problems.

by Amanda Moore

Florida Teen Graces Prom In A Black Lives Matter-Inspired Dress

Florida Teen Graces Prom In A Black Lives Matter-Inspired Dress

Designer Terrance Torrence created a gown, ornamented with the faces of 15 black people whose lives ended unfairly, for senior student Milan Bolden-Morris.

by Olivia Etienne

13 Reasons Why

'13 Reasons Why' Tackles Teen Suicide; Kate Walsh Recommends School Viewing

The new Netflix series titled "13 Reasons Why" tackles teen suicide.

by Claire Parker

Riley Hancey

Utah Man Refused Of Lung Transplant Dies Over The Weekend

A Utah man did not get a new set of lungs in his home state and when he got one in Pennsylvania, things did not turn out well leading to his death.

by Claire Parker

Ethan Roser

Wheaton College Student Dies After Hammer Throw Accident At Track Meet

A Wheaton freshman student died after he was accidentally struck by a hammer at a track meet.

by Claire Parker

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