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Salt and obesity ageing link found

Salt and obesity ageing link found

Teenagers who are obese are ageing faster than their lightweight peers, a study has found.
Facelift gives 'granny' teen a normal life

Facelift gives 'granny' teen a normal life

A 16-year-old girl living with a rare condition that made her look 60 has been given the chance to live life as a normal teenager thanks to a surgical facelift.
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Teen dies after hiding embarrassing lump

Teen dies after hiding embarrassing lump

A 16-year-old UK boy who was too embarrassed to tell anyone he found a lump in his testicle for eight months has died just two weeks after seeing a doctor.
Teenagers on fast-track to heart disease

Teenagers on fast-track to heart disease

High fat, salt and sugar diets are putting 80 percent of US teenagers at risk of heart disease, according to an American Heart Association study.
Young shun health care over privacy concerns

Young shun health care over privacy concerns

Researchers from the University of Auckland have found that many secondary school students don't seek health care because of concerns about privacy.
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Common mistakes parents of teens make

Common mistakes parents of teens make

But if you're guilty of one or more of these slip-ups, as described by family psychologist Ian Wallace, you could be making raising a teenager harder than it...
Parents pass on addictive personalities to kids

Parents pass on addictive personalities to kids

Parents who are alcoholics are more likely to pass on their addictive personality to their children, finds new US research.
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Teens using vodka-soaked tampons

Teens using vodka-soaked tampons

According to a report by the US' KPHO News, teens are utilising vodka-soaked tampons to get drunk, potentially risking their health.
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Social networking teens more likely to abuse drugs, alcohol

Social networking teens more likely to abuse drugs, alcohol

Parents have been warned of the dangers of social networking for years but now there is yet another reason to keep you kids offline — a new study has...
Teen brains can predict hit songs

Teen brains can predict hit songs

The brains of adolescents may give off clues as to whether a song will be a hit or a flop, Find US researchers.
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Raising boys

Raising boys

The building blocks you set up for your boy today will determine the kind of man he will be tomorrow. By Angela Donaldson.
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Tired teens could be damaging brain and health

Tired teens could be damaging brain and health

Not getting enough sleep at night could have worse side effects for teenagers than having puffy eyes and a bad attitude in the morning.
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Weekend sleeping patterns linked to childhood obesity

Weekend sleeping patterns linked to childhood obesity

How many hours of sleep do your kids get each night over the weekend? Is it less the recommended eight or nine hours of shuteye for a school-aged child? If so,...
Optimistic teens less likely to suffer from depression

Optimistic teens less likely to suffer from depression

Seeing the glass as half full could have health benefits beyond helping you to be positive and hopeful — Australian researchers have found it can prevent...

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