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Unhappy children turn to sex and alcohol

Young children who don't like school are more likely to be involved in underage drinking and sexual activity. A study reported in BioMed Central's open access journal Substance Abuse, Treatment, Prevention and Policy, has fo ...

Nov 09, 2010
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Sex, drugs more common in hyper-texting teens

(AP) -- Teens who text 120 times a day or more - and there seems to be a lot of them - are more likely to have had sex or used alcohol and drugs than kids who don't send as many messages, according to provocative new research.

Nov 09, 2010
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Study reveals risky sex behavior among NYC teens

(AP) -- Nearly one-tenth of sexually active New York City high school students say they have had at least one same-sex partner, and teens who say they've had sexual contact with both sexes report higher-than-average rates ...

Oct 25, 2010
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Cash rewards with counseling could help prevent STIs

Giving out cash can be an effective tool in combating sexually transmitted infections in rural Africa, according to a new study conducted jointly by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, the ...

Jul 18, 2010
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Testosterone does not induce aggression

New scientific evidence refutes the preconception that testosterone causes aggressive, egocentric, and risky behavior. A study at the Universities of Zurich and Royal Holloway London with more than 120 experimental subjects ...

Dec 08, 2009
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Runaway girls reap strong benefits from nurse interventions

A nurse intervention program that helps sexually exploited runaway girls re-connect to family, school and health care reduces trauma and restores healthy behaviors, according to a new study led by University of British Columbia ...

Aug 26, 2009
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