teens

12:18pm

Wed February 19, 2014

Candy flavors put e-cigarettes on kid's menu

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Jenny Bolario
Electronic-cigarettes are often billed as a safe way for smokers trying to kick their habit. But it's not just smokers who are getting their fix this way. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 middle schoolers who tried one say they've never smoked a cigarette.

3:25pm

Wed February 5, 2014

Are teens today more narcissistic?

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Youth Radio
February 3rd, 2014 Are teens today more narcissistic than ever before? Some psychologists are pointing to a personality test called the Narcissism Personality Inventory, which seems to indicate that millennials have a historically high sense of self-obsession.

11:10am

Wed January 15, 2014

Youth Radio: What teens are eating outside the home

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From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio
January 15th, 2014 Featured on Stitcher According to a poll done by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Harvard School of Public Health, and NPR, most parents believe their children are eating healthy. On this week's episode, a couple of Youth Radio students reveal their not-so-healthy eating habits to their parents.

11:54am

Thu June 27, 2013
Economy/Labor/Biz

Youth Radio: For teens finding summer work, soft skills are hard skills

Under CC license from Andy Oakley

Three years ago, when Christian Hernandez was 16 years old, he recorded a joke voicemail greeting. It starts off with, “Hello. Hey! Uh, can’t understand you.” It’s meant to trick the caller into thinking it’s Hernandez on the phone. Eventually, callers hear, “Ha, voicemail! You know what to do stupid.” Now, at 19, Hernandez is looking for a job, and the greeting which started off as a joke for friends is now a liability.

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10:23am

Tue May 21, 2013
Your Legal Rights 05.22.13

The dangers of excess sugar causing obesity in the American diet.

Your Legal Rights considers the dangers of excess sugar causing obesity in the American diet.

Guest:  Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist and Director of the UCSF Weight Assessment for Teen and Child Health Program.

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