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Are Teens More Likely to Smoke After Seeing Actors Light Up In Movies?

Currently, movies depicting smoking are often rated PG-13, while smoking accompanied by other adult behaviors such as sex and violence results in a film being slapped with an R rating.

But since a new study suggests teens are more likely to smoke after seeing it on-screen, some people now say all movies with smoking should be restricted to adult viewers only.

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Why Are So Many Teenagers ‘Sexting’ Naughty Photos of Themselves?

Parents of teenagers, if you need something new to worry about, we’re here to help: a new study reveals a third of 14- to 19-year-olds have “sexted” nude pictures of themselves to other teens using their cell phones.

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How Many Parents Should a Child Have? New Law Could Give a Surprising Answer

In years past, it was just moms and dads who got all the rights and responsibilities of parenthood. But thanks to surrogate births, same-sex parenthood and medically-assisted reproduction, all that could be about to change.

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New Study Reveals Anger Issues Are Plaguing America’s Youth

The eyes of the America teenager appear to be seeing red all across the country, according to a new study.

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Can Spanking Your Children Lead to Mental Illness?

While some parents prefer the use of non-violent disciplinary actions against their mischievous children, others take no shame in dishing out some good old-fashioned corporal punishment as a means of teaching little junior some of the lessons of life.

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Are Your Kids Becoming TV Addicts? Guess What the Cure Is

Want your kids to watch less TV? Spend more time with them. It’s that simple. A new study indicates doing so could mean they log 30 fewer minutes in front of the boob tube every day.

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Warning to Parents! Your Kids Might Be Hiding What They’re Really Up to Online

It’s no secret that our children are more adept at using technology than we are, but a new survey by computer security company McAfee suggests their using their skills to be sneaky.

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When Should Kids With ADHD Start Taking Medication?

Medicating children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is seen as controversial in some circles, but a new study suggests kids who start taking the drugs as young as 4 years old may do better academically than those who start in middle school.

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