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Blogging Away Teen Troubles

July 24th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Adolescent angst, formerly vented in private “Dear diary” entries, is now shared with others in blogs—with positive effect. According to [&hellip


Bounce House Boo-Boos

July 24th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

A staple at amusement parks, fast-food restaurants and kids’ backyard parties, inflatable bounce houses look and sound like a lot [&hellip


Umbilical Cord Bingo

July 24th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

The Manchester Guardian reports that childbirth experts in the United Kingdom are urging the National Health Service (NHS) to reverse [&hellip


Glories of Growing Up Grateful

July 24th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Gratitude gifts teens with better mental health, according to researchers at California State University. Thankful teens are more apt to [&hellip


Never Too Old to Quit

July 24th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

Even smokers 60 and over can live longer if they quit, according to a 2012 study published in JAMA Internal [&hellip


Nature’s Own Sports Drink

June 14th, 2013 | by naatlstaff

If Mother Nature chose an ideal sports drink for light-to-medium exercise, it might be coconut water, the clear liquid found [&hellip



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