November 19, 2017

Today’s teens are the best-behaved generation on record

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The Centers for Disease Control released a monster report last week on the state of Americans’ health. The 511-page report makes one thing abundantly clear: today’s teens are behaving better right now than pretty much any other time since the federal government began collecting data. The teen birth rate is at an all-time low. Read the rest… Read more

I’d rather be texting

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Pop Quiz: Which event stunts emotional growth more significantly: Standing awkwardly at a school dance; working up the courage to talk to someone; or failing to go to the dance at all, limiting conversation to a text? read more

Top Baby Names of 2012

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Aiden topped the boys’ list for the eighth consecutive year. Sophia was No. 1 for girls for the third straight year. But the top 10 lists also include classic names from the past. Read more

3 New Dangerous Drug Trends for Kids

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1. Energy drinks- they are being called “gateway drugs” for elementary school kids.  School nurses say they see many kids with heart palpitations because of kids drinking the highly caffeinated drinks like they’re water. 2. Huffing- inhaling toxic chemicals like the computer cleaner Dust-Off (easily bought at office supply stores) gives a quick and immediate… Read more