PSA Articles

Articles for 2012-2013 PSA Projects.

Bullying

What if my son is a bully?

https://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2095385_2096859,00.html

What impact can cyber bullying have on it’s victims?

https://curiosity.discovery.com/question/what-impact-cyberbullying-victims

Web of popularity achieved by bullying

https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/14/web-of-popularity-weaved-by-bullying/

Parents may be teaching kids to be bullies

https://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/high-school-notes/2012/10/10/parents-may-be-teaching-teens-to-be-bullies

 

Drunk Driving

Why the teen brain is drawn to risk?

http://healthland.time.com/2012/10/02/why-the-teen-brain-is-drawn-to-risk/

Drunken driving crash shattered teen’s life.

https://abcnews.go.com/2020/story?id=7726721&page=1

Teen drinking and driving.

http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/teendrinkinganddriving/

Alcohol fueled sleep, “less satisfying”

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21147780

 

STD Prevention

Youth more aware of AIDS, but too many don’t know their HIV Status.

http://healthland.time.com/2012/11/28/youth-more-aware-of-
aids-but-too-many-still-dont-know-their-hiv-status/

Has US abstinence policy  failed?

https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7368219.stm

HPV Vaccine doesn’t alter sexual behavior

https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/15/hpv-vaccination-does-not-change-sexual-behavior/

STDs rife among US teenage girls

https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7290088.stm

 

Teen Depression

Study: Are music-loving teens more likely to be depressed?

http://healthland.time.com/2011/04/12/study-are-music-loving-teens-more-
likely-to-be-depressed/

Late-night teens face greater “depression-risk.”

https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8435955.stm

Teen depression

https://www.medicinenet.com/teen_depression/article.htm

Helping teens cope with stress

https://www.lifespan.org/articles-and-tips/parenting/helping-teens-cope-with-stress

 

Prescription Drug Abuse

For teens, prescription drugs are easy to come by.

http://healthland.time.com/2009/08/28/for-teens-prescription-
drugs-are-easy-to-come-by/#ixzz2HFPZlMle

Risky rise of the “good grade” pill.

https://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/10/education/seeking-academic-edge-teenagers-abuse-stimulants.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0&gwh=ED1572630103E29C733D2D9D9EFAC229

Teens and drugs: Rite of passage or reciepe for addiction?

http://healthland.time.com/2011/06/29/teens-and-drugs-rite-of-passage-or-recipe-for-addiction/

How childhood brain trama may make the brain vulnerable to addiction, depression.

http://healthland.time.com/2012/08/01/how-childhood-trauma-may-make-the-brain-vulnerable-to-addiction-depression/

 

Stress Management

Top five things that stress college students.

http://business.time.com/2012/07/31/back-to-school-top-five-things-that-stress-
college-students/

Helping teens cope with stress.

https://www.lifespan.org/articles-and-tips/parenting/helping-teens-cope-with-stress

Manage your stress

https://www.pamf.org/teen/life/stress/managestress.html

Stress

https://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/emotions/stress.html

 

Hygiene

Teen hygiene tips.

https://www.webmd.com/parenting/features/teen-hygiene

Smelly teen? Let’s talk teen hygiene.

https://teenhealth.about.com/od/physicalhealth/a/basichygiene.htm

Hygiene 101

https://www.msha.com/vwc/teens/your_body/caring_for/hygiene101/index.htm

Hygiene for teenagers

https://raisingchildren.net.au/articles/hygiene.html/context/1152

 

Healthy Eating and Nutrition

Is the fight against childhood obesity creating eating disorders?

http://ideas.time.com/2012/02/21/is-the-fight-against-childhood-obesity-
creating-eating-disorders/

For young athletes, good reason to break the fast food habit.

https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/14/for-young-athletes-good-reasons-to-break-the-fast-food-habit/

How can changes in nutrition change anemia

https://curiosity.discovery.com/question/how-changes-nutirition-treat-anemia

Healthy eating for teenagers

https://www.bbc.co.uk/health/treatments/healthy_living/nutrition/life_adolescence.shtml

 

Combating Obesity

Is the fight against childhood obesity creating eating disorders?

http://ideas.time.com/2012/02/21/is-the-fight-against-childhood-obesity-
creating-eating-disorders/

Playing multiple sports helps beat teen obesity.

https://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/news/20120716/playing-multiple-sports-helps-beat-teen-obesity

Lifestyle program in place to combat teenage obesity

https://www.chieftain.com/life/local/article_e42e99b8-6b7b-11df-bf66-001cc4c03286.html

Poorer children more likely to be obese

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-21158087

 

Substance Abuse Prevention

Teen drug abuse: Help your teen avoid drugs.

https://www.mayoclinic.com/health/teen-drug-abuse/My01099

Teens and drugs: Rite of passage or recipe for addiction?

http://healthland.time.com/2011/06/29/teens-and-drugs-rite-of-passage-or-recipe-for-addiction

Young cannibis smokers can run the risk of low iq.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-19372456

Preventing adolescent substance abuse.

https://www.hazelden.org/web/public/substance_abuse_prevention.page

 

Abusive Relationships

Why victims of teen violence can’t break the cycle.

http://healthland.time.com/2012/12/11/why-teen-victims-of-dating-violence-
cant-break-the-cycle/

Crazy love, crazy choices.

https://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/xxfactor_xxtra/2009/04/crazy_love_crazy_choices.html

Calls to tackle teen dating violence

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/16982473

New ad targets rape and sex abuse

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/17230648

 

Fitness

Do teen workout programs work better without more or dad?

http://healthland.time.com/2012/02/13/do-teen-
weight-loss-programs-work-better-without-mom-or-dad/
#ixzz2HFc2WG6R

News Flash: A home-cooked meal cost less than fast food.

http://business.time.com/2011/09/26/news-flash-a-healthy-home-cooked-meal-costs-less-than-fast-food/

How not to get sick: Adolescence

https://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1903873_1903816,00.html

Why is exercise important to teenagers

https://www.livestrong.com/article/476879-why-is-exercise-important-to-teenagers/

 

Cooking Demos For a Heart Healthy Body

Lunch is battlefield.

https://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1975338,00.html

Healthy cooking techniques.

https://www.checksutterfirst.org/heartandvascular/prevention/cooking.cfm

Healthy Cooking Methods

https://www.ideafit.com/fitness-library/healthy-cooking-methods

A healthy home-cooked meal, cost less than fast food

http://business.time.com/2011/09/26/news-flash-a-healthy-home-cooked-meal-costs-less-than-fast-food/

 

Flu Prevention

H1N1 can be deadly even for health kids.

http://healthland.time.com/2011/11/08/study-
h1n1-can-be-deadly-even-for-healthy-kids/#ixzz2HFh3o0ZO

CDC says, “Take 3 actions to fight the flu.”

http://www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/preventing.htm

Twitter knows when your going to get sick

https://news.discovery.com/tech/twitter-predicts-sickness-120726.html

Flu Symptoms Q & A

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-12113594

 

Texting and Driving

Death by txt.

https://gpssystems.net/texting-dangerous-driving/

More deadly crashes after dark linked to teen cell use.

http://healthland.time.com/2010/05/07/more-deadly-crashes-after-dark-linked-to-teen-cell-use/

NTSB ban on cell phone use behind the wheel.

http://healthland.time.com/2011/12/13/ntsb-calls-for-a-national-ban-on-cell-phones-behind-the-wheel/

Teen texting and driving: A modern day hazard

https://life.familyeducation.com/teen-phone-use/texting-and-driving/65129.html

 

Smoking

More teens smoking pot than cigarettes.

http://newsfeed.time.com/2012/06/11/study-more-teens-smoking-pot-than-
cigarettes/

Exercise spurs more teen boys to stop smoking.

https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/09/20/exercise-spurs-teenage-boys-to-stop-smoking/

Passive smoking “doubles hearing loss risk among teens.”

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-14183871

Authentic Parenting: How to deal with teenage smoking

https://www.authenticparenting.info/2012/04/how-to-deal-with-teen-smoking.html

 

Skin Cancer Prevention

Study finds dramatic rise of skin cancer among adults.

http://healthland.time.com/2012/04/02/study-
finds-dramatic-rise-in-skin-cancer-among-young-adults/
#ixzz2HFnTkNxM

To tan or not?

https://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/22/opinion/to-tan-or-not.html?_r=0

SPF15 sunscreen not strong enough

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13601433

Protecting your skin from the sun

https://www.webmd.com/healthy-beauty/tc/protecting-your-skin-from-the-sun-topic-overview

 

Teen Pregnancy and Prevention

Half of teen moms don’t use birth control. Why that’s no surprise.

http://healthland.time.com/2012/01/20/why-its-
not-surprising-that-half-of-teen-girls-who-give-birth-shun-
birth-control/#ixzz2HFpzAA58

Plan to reduce teen pregnancies.

https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/8097721.stm

Teen Pregnancy Prevention 2010-2015

http://www.cdc.gov/teenpregnancy/PreventTeenPreg.htm

Teen pregnancy prevention

https://www.advocatesforyouth.org/teen-pregnancy-prevention