*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on Business Insider. Nearly half of US teens report being online on a near constant basis, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. The report, titled “Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018,” surveyed teens and their parents about their internet and social…

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*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on MediaPost’s Marketing Daily. Sorry, Kardashian-Jenner family, moms and dads, by far and away, carry the most influence as kids say their parents (86%) are their top role models. Further cementing today’s parent-child relationship, 85% of kids agree that they have a closer relationship with their…

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*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on Reuters. Adolescents who are naturally inclined to stay up late at night are more likely to suffer from insomnia as well as behavioral and emotional problems than their peers who prefer an earlier bedtime, a recent study suggests. Researchers surveyed 4,948 secondary school students in…

Watching news footage of kids filing out of the building after a school shooting is gut-wrenching. It leaves us broken, hurting, and realizing that things are not they way they are supposed to be. And then there are the all-too-often (sometimes daily) reports of racial injustice, mental health crises, and a host of other social…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on HealthDay. Parents are more likely to let their kids see violent PG-13 movies if they feel the mayhem is “justified,” a new study suggests. The study, of 610 U.S. parents, found that moms and dads were less disturbed by gun violence in PG-13 movies when…

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  *The following is excerpted from an online article posted on HealthDay.   When it comes to having “the talk,” many teens admit they’re not communicating with their parents or their doctors about sex, new research reveals.   “Teens and young adults account for more STIs [sexually transmitted infections] than all other ages combined,” said…