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Youth hearing loss on the rise: How loud is too loud?

Youth hearing loss on the rise: How loud is too loud?

Hearing loss in adolescents and teens can be caused by common recreational activities such as concerts, hunting trips or listening to headphones too loudly, wrote Megan Moreno, MD in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics. Moreno singled out headphones in particular, “The increase in hearing loss may be partly due to the popularity of headphones used by adolescents.”

 Helping Kids Understand Our Sexually Disrespectful Culture

Helping Kids Understand Our Sexually Disrespectful Culture

Alert tweens and teens to the media’s unhealthy portrayal of sex and sexuality. Kids of all ages today are caught in a crossfire of mixed messages about romance, sex and violence.

Social media is harmful to teens

Social media is harmful to teens

A dangerous trend has developed from teens having relationships on smart phones and social networks. Technology has interrupted an important adolescent phase. Adolescence is the time kids get to figure out how to have intimate relationships.

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