CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the details of a new study linking social media use to mental health issues in teens. Social media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls.
The next day I still felt restless after a conversation with a friend. While the news media successfully portrayed this shooting as part of a national epidemic of mass killings, we failed to accurately convey how this one was different. The visceral emotions of the Latinos I spoke with should have been—and should still be—front and center.
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Greta Thunberg, at age 16, has quickly become one of the most visible climate activists in the world. Her detractors increasingly rely on ad hominem attacks to blunt her influence. Thunberg gained prominence after she began skipping some days of school to protest climate inaction outside Swedish parliament.
Camperdown Golf Course will not be sold off for housing, council leader John Alexander has pledged. The Dundee Drugs Commission has today launched its report into drug addiction and abuse in the city. Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has cancelled a planned public appearance in Dundee.
A man whose brother was murdered by the Taliban could be deported back to Afghanistan after stabbing his housemate in a row over noise. Samiullah Abdulkhel, now 20, knifed Khaled Behbodi, 20, in his abdomen in a vicious attack at their shared home in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, last year. The defendant had woken up his housemate after returning to the property with other teenage girls at around 3am on November
A teenage girl who built up a bloodthirsty reputation as a self-labelled ' hitta ' and was gunned down in April was suspected of being a female shooter for a gang in Chicago, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Garikah Barnes was reportedly a shy, timid child as a youngster, but over the years curated a violent online presence that could not have been further from her humble beginnings. First charged with firing a gun when she was just 14, Barnes is thought to have been involved in up to 20 murders before she was killed on 11 April at the age of
There should be official guidelines about how social media is used by children amid fears over how it impacts their mental health, says the Health and Social Care Secretary. Matt Hancock said he was "very worried" by the growing evidence of the detrimental effect on the health of young people. He has told Dame Sally Davies, the UK's chief medical officer, to begin preparing official guidance on safe time limits that would work in a similar way to safe alcohol limits.
Earlier this summer, Teen Vogue published a column advising readers on how to get abortions without their parents ever knowing about it. Now the magazine is posting the same advice to teenage girls on Snapchat. The Snapchat posts featured comments from a column published in the June issue of the online magazine.
They use Google Docs. As more and more laptops find their way into middle and high schools, educators are using Google Docs to do collaborative exercises and help students follow along with the lesson plan. Teens told me they use Google Docs to chat just about any time they need to put their phone away but know their friends will be on computers.