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Several dead, injured after plane splits into two crashes into California homes

Several dead, injured after plane splits into two crashes into California homes

Small plane crashed into California homes killing three people and two were injured when a plane carrying them home from a cheerleading competition crashed into two Southern California homes and sparked a major fire, authorities said. The passengers boarded on the plane were a husband, wife and three teenagers on the plane that had just […]

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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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Dark Side of ‘Chat Rooms’ for Troubled Teens: Talk of Self-Harm

Dark Side of ‘Chat Rooms’ for Troubled Teens: Talk of Self-Harm

Oct 31, – While social media can help vulnerable teenagers seeking support, Internet use can do more harm than good for young people at risk of self-harm or suicide, a new study suggests. Researchers from Oxford University in England found conflicting evidence on whether online activity poses a positive or negative influence for vulnerable teens, […]

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New study: Smoking in pregnancy linked to teens’ hearing loss

New study: Smoking in pregnancy linked to teens’ hearing loss

June 25, AP – Teenagers are more likely to have hearing loss if their mothers smoked during pregnancy, according to a new study that included audio tests of close to 1,000 youth. Researchers said that although the link was “relatively modest,” even limited hearing loss can have implications for kids’ learning and social skills – […]

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Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan faces growing criticism

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan faces growing criticism

June 6, AP – The unrest in Turkey has continued for nearly a week. But it’s no longer about saving trees in an Istanbul city park; it’s about basic democratic abuses in the country. Calls for the resignation of Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan are growing louder as the violent clashes between police and demonstrators escalate. […]

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New Guidelines Say Doctors Should Screen All Adults for ‘Risky’ Drinking

New Guidelines Say Doctors Should Screen All Adults for ‘Risky’ Drinking

May 14, AP – The new guidelines, published online May 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine, are the panel’s “final” recommendations on screening for problem drinking. The last recommendations came out in 2004. Primary care doctors should screen all adults for drinking problems, and offer them counselling if needed, new guidelines from the U.S. […]

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