'Weed' is not the same: modern cannabis causes serious health problems and addiction in adolescents

Modern cannabis products contain up to 100% tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is very dangerous for the health of teenagers and makes them addicted. The New York Times reported in more detail. Alice was 14 when she first started smoking cannabis. It is odorless...

US teens use special emoji codes to buy drugs: Parents are asked to be vigilant

Teenagers buy lethal drugs from strangers on social media—they don't even have to name the drug they're looking for. To do this, they use a special set of emoticons. The New York Post writes about it. According to the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA),…

Teenage killers and mass shootings: why an assault rifle in the US can be bought before a bottle of beer

Americans are allowed to buy alcohol when they turn 21. But in most states, the military-style AR-15 assault rifle can be purchased from the age of 18. How it happened and whether something needs to be done about it, The Guardian told. Federal law establishes...

Trans doctor says U.S. support for trans teens 'went too far'

A transgender psychologist who has helped hundreds of teens make the transition warned that it "went too far." She worries that many make life-changing decisions because it's "trendy" and promoted on social media. The New York Post published more details. Erika Anderson, 71, who herself…

There are even 10-year victims: American teenagers are increasingly dying from drug overdoses

In a single five-year period, teens and preteens in the US could lose about 200 years of life due to unintentional drug overdose, according to a new study. The study, published Jan. 000 in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, may be one of the first…

Scientists find adolescent 'kissing disease' can cause multiple sclerosis

Infectious mononucleosis, also known as kissing disease, is associated with an increased risk of multiple sclerosis in adulthood in childhood or adolescence, according to a new study. Writes about this Fox News. To reach such conclusions, researchers from Sweden and the UK ...

How the shortage of immigrant workers played into the hands of teenagers in the United States

Teenagers find jobs easily - and receive higher wages - as companies seek to hire people during the opening of the economy and face a shortage of immigrant workers. But this trend may have a downside, writes The ...

Colorado teen in critical condition after Internet Challenge

In Colorado, a 12-year-old boy tried to strangle himself. He took part in a popular challenge among teenagers. More details about the incident were reported by CBS Denver. The family of 12-year-old Haylisus Zerihun warns everyone about the dangers of problems that prompt teenagers to try to strangle themselves. The guy has been here for a week ...

Parents warned of new deadly challenge among teenagers

The new viral internet trend, called the Skull Breaker Challenge, is very dangerous. Medical experts warn not to repeat it. Writes about this Fox News. The challenge originated in Spain after two students recorded a video on TikTok performing a trick. It involves ...

Missing teenagers turned into suspects in the murder of three people

The search for two Canadian teenagers, who turned from missing into suspects in the murder of three people, became a kind of hunt in the swampy desert near the Canadian province of Manitoba. Canadian police said they have confirmed the presence of Cam McLeod and Brayer Schmegelsky in the area. It…

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