Like Drinking and Smoking, Exposure to Sexual Content in Movies Can Influence Teens

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Recently, I wrote a post about a study conducted by researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire which shed important light onto the influence that smoking in movies has upon adolescent behavior. It was an interesting study with none-too-surprising Continue reading

Graduated Licensing, Stricter Driving Laws Help Reduce Drinking & Driving Among Teens

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The risks of underage drinking are severe enough without the added issue of driving while under the influence. Despite the fact that drinking alcohol is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 across all 50 U.S. states, teens are Continue reading

ChildsWork News, June 8, 2012: Updates on Autism, Digital Learning, and Secondhand Smoke

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Today, I wanted to take some time to look a few brief, but informative articles about research in various CW fields. First, an interesting study on minnows conducted by Idaho State University’s Mike Thomas may hold the key to environmental Continue reading