Articles tagged with: teens

17 December 2014

Teenage marijuana use declines, according to survey

Posted in U.S. & World News

Teenage marijuana use is on the decline.  That’s the word tonight from the National Institute on Drug Abuse; as many as 50,000 students were surveyed across the country.Teens say marijuana is les ...

03 September 2014

As kids head to campus, parents broach topic of sexual assault

Posted in U.S. & World News

(Today) Students around the country have arrived on campus equipped with books, dorm furnishings and something else: Warnings from their parents about social minefields they may encounter in the com ...

18 August 2014

Mom creates 'Ignore No More' app to get teens to return calls

Posted in U.S. & World News, Technology

(The Today Show) -- Getting the silent treatment from your kids? A new app lets you lock their phone until they respond. The “Ignore No More” app was created by Sharon Standifird, a Houston mom ...

21 July 2014

Teen charged in homeless homicides

Posted in U.S. & World News

Albuquerque, N.M. --- (KOB)  Albuquerque, New Mexico police have arrested three teens in the murder of two homeless men sleeping in a field on the city's west side.  In the criminal complaint, pol ...

11 July 2014

Teens fight "viral" rape images

Posted in U.S. & World News

Houston, Texas --- (KPRC News) The families of two Houston, Texas teenagers say their daughters were sexually assaulted at a party, and now nude pictures of the girls are being posted on social medi ...

12 June 2014

Teens and risky behavior

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds teens are smoking less, but still engaging in other risky behaviors.The new survey includes data on more than 13,0 ...

03 June 2014

Teens and seat belts

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(NBC News) About 25-hundred teenagers die each year in car accidents. Safe Kids Worldwide surveyed one-thousand teenagers about their seat belt usage. A quarter of teens don't buckle up every time f ...