In this April 11, 2018 file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus in Cambridge, Mass.
Steven Senne/AP Photo, File
December 17, 2018 - 9:37 am
By Mike Stobbe, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use. It was the largest single-year increase in the...
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Teen Cell Phone
Suzanne Monaghan
September 21, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Teenagers and cell phones practically go hand in hand, but research shows device overuse can cause symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD. Excessive cell phone time can lead to distraction, lack of focus, fidgeting and compulsively checking...
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Nearly 20 years ago, about nearly half of high school students said they drank at least one glass of milk a day. But now it’s down to less than a third, according to a survey released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
AP Photo/Rob Carr
June 14, 2018 - 3:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fewer U.S. teens are smoking, having sex and doing drugs these days. Oh, and they're drinking less milk, too. Less than one-third of high school students drink a glass of milk a day, according to a large government survey released Thursday. About two decades ago, it was nearly half...
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Police are enforcing a new summer curfew for teens on South Street.
Kim Adams | KYW Newsradio
Kimberly Adams
June 10, 2018 - 3:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are enforcing a new curfew for teens on South Street. Reaction to the schedule, however, is mixed. "I see them doing reckless stuff all the time," noted a Sip-N-Glo Juicery store clerk at Ninth and South streets. She hopes a new curfew will eliminate this...
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Paul Kurtz
May 22, 2018 - 5:26 pm
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — When it comes to searching your child's bedroom, where does one draw the line between snooping and being a good parent? If you ask the Bensalem Police Department, authorities say the devil is in the details — even the most subtle ones — and looking for them is a way...
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December 05, 2017 - 7:00 am
Teenagers are known to be risk-takers and in some cases they think they are immortal.
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