Attendees to the March summit in Washington, D.C., will visit Garfield Elementary School to see firsthand how edtech is improving learning outcomes
Teens who are bullied about their weight may be more likely to use alcohol or cannabis compared to their non-bullied peers, according to a new study published online in the journal Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.
“This type of bullying is incredibly common and has many negative effects for adolescents,” said lead study author Melanie Klinck, B.A., a clinical research assistant at the University of Connecticut. “The combination of appearance-related teasing and the increased sensitivity to body image during adolescence may create a heightened risk for substance use.”
As the recreational use of marijuana becomes more common, providers warn that consumption of the substance may have dangerous side-effects during pregnancy.
The new study discovered that women who experienced more stressful life events in the year before childbirth had greater odds of marijuana use before and during pregnancy.
A new study reveals that heatwave exposure during the week before birth is strongly linked to an increased risk of preterm delivery — the hotter the temperature or the longer the heatwave, the greater the risk. In particular, longer duration heatwaves are associated with the highest risk of a preterm birth.
The partnership will allow schools to link their Google account with Vivi to access a greater range of media and cloud integrations.
Even though stress can feel pretty awful, a new study suggests that it can lead to a surprising social benefit.
The findings, published in the journal Stress & Health, show that experiencing stress makes people both more likely to give and receive emotional support from another person. This was true on the day they experienced the stressor as well as the following day.
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Children who are physically abused, especially as toddlers or teens, face significantly greater odds that their adolescent experimentation with cigarettes will lead to a heavy smoking habit, according to a new study at Ohio State University.
The findings also show that neglect of very young children in the same high-risk population was linked to a gradual increase in cigarette use among teens who smoked.