Teenage Tribune

Videogames Boost Skills, but also Harmful: Studies

Videogames Boost Skills, but also Harmful: Studies

  Washington, United States – Good news and bad news for video gamers: new research shows game play boosts visual and cognitive skills, but that too much of the activity is linked ...

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E-cigs Popular with Teens, but Few are Regular Users

E-cigs Popular with Teens, but Few are Regular Users

  Paris, France – In the biggest survey of its kind, British researchers reported Wednesday that e-cigarettes are popular with young adolescents, but few who try them become regular users. Of those who ...

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‘Dizziness’, the Super-Tobacco Hooking UAE Teens

‘Dizziness’, the Super-Tobacco Hooking UAE Teens

  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Despite campaigns on the risks of smoking, teenagers in the United Arab Emirates are turning to a little-known tobacco product five times more potent than ...

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Teens and “Sexting”

Teens and “Sexting”

  TEEN TRIBUNE – Never in history has mankind been more dependent on technology than in the 21st century. From mobile phones to IPods to the computer, these powerful machines ...

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Raising Legal Age to 21 Would Cut Cigarette Smoking: Study

Raising Legal Age to 21 Would Cut Cigarette Smoking: Study

  Miami, United States – If people could not get cigarettes until the age of 21, lives would be saved because fewer people would start smoking, said a report by the Institute ...

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Suicide Rate for US Youths Twice as High in Rural Areas

Suicide Rate for US Youths Twice as High in Rural Areas

  Miami, United States – The suicide rate among adolescents and young adults in the United States was twice as high in rural areas when compared to urban centers over the past decade, researchers ...

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One Billion Young at Risk of Hearing Loss from Loud Music: WHO

One Billion Young at Risk of Hearing Loss from Loud Music: WHO

  Geneva, Switzerland – More than one billion young people risk damaging their hearing through listening to loud music, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. The WHO estimates that around half of ...

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How Internet Affects a Teen’s Mind

How Internet Affects a Teen’s Mind

  The Internet lets us do almost everything, from getting the latest news, to keeping in touch with people, to purchasing an airline ticket. But the more we rely on ...

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Sperm Mutations Point to Risk for Teen Fathers: Study

Sperm Mutations Point to Risk for Teen Fathers: Study

  Paris, France – Teenage fathers are likelier to have children with health problems because of mutations in their sperm, a study said Wednesday. Previous research had found that teens are likelier than ...

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Experts Fear E-Cigarettes Fuel Teen Addiction

Experts Fear E-Cigarettes Fuel Teen Addiction

  San José, United States – E-cigarettes can be an effective tool for smokers aiming to kick their tobacco habit, but officials fear the devices are also creating nicotine addiction among adolescents. ...

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