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One in Ten Teen Drivers Has Been Drinking
The good news is that self-reported drinking and driving among high school students has dropped by over half since 1997. The bad news is that over 10% of students reported doing so in 2011. . . . keep reading
Advise Children to Choose Friends with Great Parents
It's been known for years that one's own parents are a key figure during adolescence. Another well-known major influence on adolescents is the set of friends they make. . . . keep reading
At-Risk Children, Confident About Future -- So What Goes Wrong?
The nature of inner-city youth's expectations of their future is associated with their resiliency later in life. Children under high degrees of stress are known to have better socio-emotional adjustment in adolescence if they had high expectations for success. . . . keep reading
Group Interventions to Prevent Pregnancy and STIs: What's the Evidence?
The Community Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) summarized systematic reviews of research pertaining to group-based behavioral interventions for adolescents to prevent teen pregnancy, HIV and other sexually-transmitted infections (STIs). Two approaches were reviewed: 1) comprehensive risk reduction, and 2) abstinence education. . . . keep reading
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