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'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother'- 14yo carries 7yo brother 65 km

A 14-year-old Michigan teenager raised awareness about cerebral palsy by walking 65 kilometers or 40 miles with his seven-year-old brother strapped to his back. Hunter Gandee carried Braden, who has cerebral palsy from Bedford to Ann Arbor.

Op-Ed: One more girl: 13-year-old American injured by the HPV vaccine Special

Thirteen-year-old Skylee Butler's life has not been the same since receiving the Human papillomavirus or HPV vaccine in Massachusetts last August.
Digital Journal Report by Jeannie Stokowski-Bisanti

French teen jihadists home to face the music

Toulouse - Two French school students who ran away to fight in Syria were back home Tuesday with some explaining to do to their bewildered parents and teachers and the police.
In the Media by Francois Ausseill (AFP)

Disabled teen stands strong against bullies

Chicago - Today bullies still exist in an alarming number of schools. Disabled people are often targets. One girl, however, is positively fighting back with many methods.
In the Media by Robert Kingett

Teenage girls in Britain ranked second as biggest boozers

For years, drinking alcohol and getting drunk in public was something that most women and girls in the U.K. would have seen as socially unacceptable. But times have changed, and young women, wanting "to be cool" are instead getting falling down drunk.
In the Media by Karen Graham - 5 comments

Teens are more prone to genital herpes

Teenagers today may be more likely to contract one type of herpes virus than teenagers in years past, a new study finds.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Regular to vigorous daily exercise helps teens in academics

Glasgow - Now parents have yet another reason to encourage their teenagers to exercise each day - it could improve how they perform in class.
In the Media by Andrew Ellis - 1 comment

Teen 'super-hacker' netting $600,000 a year arrested in Argentina

Buenos Aires - Police in Argentina have arrested a 19-year-old man who is being accused of heading a gang of hackers who targeted international money transfer and gambling websites.
In the Media by Lizz Riggs - 3 comments

US teen birthrate hits record low in 2011

The teen birthrate in the United States set another new record low in 2011, according to the latest federal data released on Thursday.
In the Media by Owen Weldon - 1 comment

Judge calls for ‘no age limit’ on morning-after pill

A U.S. judge has ordered the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to lift its ban on emergency contraception for women aged 16 and under. This is an important decision, for both those for or against, in relation to social policy.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Nearly 20% of teen births are repeat births

According to a Vital Signs report, nearly one in five teen births in the U.S. is a repeat birth. However, it also stands that teen births have fallen over the past 20 years.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

3 Canadian teens appear in court over prostitution ring

Ottawa - Three Ottawa teenage girls appear in court yesterday allegedly used social media sites such as Facebook to force young girls into prostitution.
In the Media by Michelle Duffy

Decline in cancer deaths among young people

Cancer deaths among young people in the U.K. have fallen in last 30 years, according to a new study from the charity Cancer Research U.K.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Zit alert! Why some teenagers get them and others don't

The bacteria that cause acne live on everyone's skin, and outbreaks are common for teenagers. Yet some teenagers suffer with a lot of acne and others do not. New research into different bacterial strains offers an answer.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Texting: Teenagers are doing it in their sleep

Villanova - We all know the type - people walking along like zombies, or sitting, totally unaware, in parks or public places, with their eyes and fingers glued to their phones. Well now, apparently, they are doing it in their sleep too.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 6 comments

Teen births decline in the U.S.

Data released for 2011 shows that the number of babies in the U.S. born to teenage mothers has fallen to a record low. The pattern does, nonetheless, vary across different states.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

Op-Ed: School suggests breast reduction for sexually harassed teenager

Tammie Jackson, the mother of a 13-year old girl in St.Louis, Missouri is fuming after her daughter’s school suggested the teenager undergo a breast reduction when she lodged complaints of sexual harassment and bullying.
In the Media by Melanie Fourie - 1 comment

Video: 200+ teen flash mob at mall transforms into 'flash brawl'

Baton Rouge - What was supposed to be a Saturday night flash mob at a mall in Louisiana turned into a "flash brawl" where a mass fight took place with around 200 teenage participants.
In the Media by Can Tran

New Jersey teen locked in police van for 15 hours files suit

Fort Lee - Adam Kim, who was 17 when he was locked in a police van for 15 hours, has filed a lawsuit claiming the experience left him traumatised.
In the Media by Eileen Kersey

Study says it's safe to Taser teens

Wake Forest - A new US study has found that teenagers who are Tasered, don't appear to be at any higher risk of injury than adults. Researchers examined data from "real life" altercations between youth and police.
In the Media by Darren Weir - 1 comment

Heart and Stroke Foundation: Kids not eating healthy breakfast

Toronto - Are children getting a healthy start to the school day? According to research from a Canadian health organization, kids and teenagers are not eating a healthy breakfast, or at all, before the school day begins.
In the Media by Andrew Moran

Chicago clothing store falls victim to teen 'flash mob' robbery

Chicago - A Chicago clothing store owner recently published security footage on YouTube showing a flash mob of nearly two dozen teenagers filling the store and then stealing approximately $3,000 worth of jeans.
In the Media by Andrew Moran - 1 comment

Video: Teenagers bully 10-year-old for 40 minutes on school bus

The video shows a group of teenagers literally tormenting a 10-year-old boy on his way to school. For 40 minutes, Cequan Haskins endured verbal and physical abuse from two 15-year-old bullies in May 2011.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 2 comments

Hundreds of partying teens trash Walmart store in Florida

Jacksonville - When a house party was broken up by police in Jacksonville, Florida Saturday night, hundreds of teens headed to a nearby Walmart to wreak havoc.
In the Media by Darren Weir - 4 comments

Study: Old people smell better than youngsters

Philadelphia - Do old people smell worse than young people? Not according to some recent scientific research into body odor which suggests that those over 75 have a 'more pleasant' aroma.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

Teenagers living in the countryside have lower rates of asthma

Helsinki - A Finnish study suggests that increasing urbanization, and lower exposure to nature, has led to increased rates of allergies and asthma in children. A possible warning sign about changing lifestyles.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Report: Tanning beds and teens don't mix

Media reports tell us the way to beauty is by having a glowing tan but that glow can come at a deadly cost. There has been a 75 percent increase of risk for melanoma for those under the age of 35 from using commercial tanning units.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 3 comments

Teenagers getting drunk on liquid hand sanitizer

Last month, six California teenagers were hospitalized with alcohol poisoning after they got drunk on hand sanitizer. Questions are now being asked whether hand sanitizers are the latest household products teens drink for alcohol.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus

Controversy over Tourette-like illness affecting teens in NY

A Tourette's-like illness that spread among teenagers in a New York town had a high school at the center of the outbreak with 14 teenage girls and a teenage boy already diagnosed with the strange illness.
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus - 12 comments

Australia: Cervical cancer vaccination for teenage boys

Sydney - Cervical cancer is a major health issue. Many national governments embarked on a vaccination program for teenage girls in the mid-2000s. To slow down the spread, the Australian government is considering extending the vaccinations to teenage boys.
In the Media by Tim Sandle
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