Tags » Adolescents

27% of California adolescents are gender nonconforming, study finds

A new UCLA study finds that 27 percent, or 796,000, of California’s youth, ages 12 to 17, report they are viewed by others as gender nonconforming at school. 205 more words


Trump administration slashes funds for reducing teen birth rates

The Trump administration has abruptly slashed federal funding for programs to reduce teenage pregnancy rates, including three Bay Area projects that had been promised money under the Obama administration to operate through 2020.

408 more words


This one’s for you parents! I need you to understand, not every child is very bright. Now, you may think, this is another blog trying to teach you about your child without ant first hand information about any of you. 516 more words


Traditional Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Author(s): Kim Donaghue*, Sze Lyn Jeanne Wong.

Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) as a result of macrovascular changes is the leading cause of mortality in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1DM). 96 more words

Dangerous Ethics Oversight in Purdue Child Nutritional Study: Fordham University's Dr. Celia Fisher Weighs In

This past July. an $8.8 million dollar, camp-like nutrition study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) was shut down, resulting in a vast internal investigation at Purdue University, one of the nation’s top research institutions, and raising several issues about research ethics and the role of institutional review boards (IRBs), according to… 692 more words

In The News

Escape from the Labyrinth of My Mind (Guest Post)

When I recently finished the book Carrying All The Wounds In My Smile by Monica Pana, I knew I wanted to have her over to visit to chat about it more. 382 more words


Being a Young Migrant in Italy: The Effect of Perceived Social Support in Adolescence

Author(s): Paola DALMASSO ; Alberto BORRACCINO ; Giacomo LAZZERI ; Lorena CHARRIER ; Paola BERCHIALLA ; Franco CAVALLO ; Patrizia LEMMA



Parental and peer support seems to be a favourable determining factor in the acculturation process among young immigrants.

212 more words