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Charity Will Pay For Teen's Bariatric Surgery

By | Tue, 12/31/2013 - 12:46

Online donations will allow a teenage girl to undergo bariatric surgery to treat a form of morbid obesity that arises when a part of the brain that is responsible for metabolic balance is damaged.

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Did The Recession Make Your Teenager A Better, More Socially Conscious Person?

By | Thu, 07/11/2013 - 16:37

The recession may have led teenagers to focus on social problems and the environment, according to a study from UCLA and San Diego State University.

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Pregnant Boys? Chicago’s ‘Unexpected’ Ad Campaign To Reduce Teen Pregnancy Depicts Boys With Bulging Bellies

By | Tue, 06/11/2013 - 11:59

The Chicago Dept. of Health's new ad campaign aims to remind teen boys that unprotected sex can change their lives in the same way it changes the lives of teen mothers.

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Australian Teen Survives After Being Bitten By World's Deadliest Snake

By | Thu, 09/27/2012 - 15:19

An Australian teenage boy is now fighting for his life after being bitten by the world's deadliest snake, which possesses venom so poisonous that one drop of it can kill 100 men within 45 minutes.

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Teen Marijuana Use Linked To IQ Loss

By | Mon, 08/27/2012 - 15:17

Frequent marijuana use before the age of 18 may cause irreversible harm to a person's intelligence, attention and memory, scientists claim.