News tagged with teenagers

Study: Risky online behavior common

(AP) -- Big companies such as Citigroup and Sony have been the targets of major hacking attacks. Yet a new survey finds that regular people are also prime and often unsuspecting targets.

Jun 15, 2011
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Porn company is amassing 1-800 numbers

(AP) -- For years, teenagers across the U.S. could call a toll-free hotline if they had embarrassing questions about AIDS and safe sex. Dial the same number now and you get a recording of giggling women offering ...

Apr 19, 2011
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Key role proposed for pediatricians in curbing tobacco use

Nicotine addiction usually begins during the critical teenage years, and pediatric healthcare professionals can play a prominent role in promoting a tobacco-free lifestyle among children and adolescents, as described in an ...

Feb 09, 2011
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Morning after pill linked to increase in STIs, study shows

Offering the morning after pill free over the counter has not reduced the number of teenage pregnancies and may be associated with a rise in sexually-transmitted diseases (STIs), according to a report by experts at The University ...

Jan 31, 2011
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