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Parents Clueless About Dangers of iPods, Other Noise Hazards: Study

Parents Clueless About Dangers of iPods, Other Noise Hazards: Study

Nov 22, – One in six teens has some degree of preventable hearing loss, but few parents warn their kids to turn down their iPods or avoid other sources of excessive noise, new research finds. “High-frequency hearing loss, which is typically noise related, has increased among U.S. adolescents,” said study researcher Dr. Deepa Sekhar, assistant […]

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Parents Who Used Donor Eggs Often Struggle Over Decision to Tell Kids

Parents Who Used Donor Eggs Often Struggle Over Decision to Tell Kids

Oct 17, – Many people who used donor eggs to become parents are grappling with the issue of whether they should tell their children how they were conceived, according to a new study. Up to 60 percent of donor-egg recipients weren’t sure if they would inform their child how they came to be for fear […]

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Study finds: Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens’ Substance Abuse

Study finds: Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens’ Substance Abuse

May 25, – That’s too bad, say experts at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), since new research shows that parents are actually one of the most influential forces helping to shape their child’s views on these issues. About one in five parents think they have little control over whether their teens […]

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When Teen Dating Turns Abusive and Violent, Parents urged to watch for signs of behaviour that affects 1 in 10 children

When Teen Dating Turns Abusive and Violent, Parents urged to watch for signs of behaviour that affects 1 in 10 children

May 11, AP – When teens start dating, parents’ worries grow — and experts say that dating violence should be on their list of concerns. “Dating violence happens, and it’s more common than we think,” said Dr. Yolanda Evans, an assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of adolescent medicine at Seattle Children’s Hospital. “We […]

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