Zion Harvey lost his hands and feet to an infection when he was two. Now, surgeons at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have transplanted new hands and forearms onto the boy in the first such operation done on a child.
Many college students come up with strategies to protect themselves from the consequences of drinking too much alcohol. But theese strategies end up with them drinking more alcohol than they planned or expected.
When you were 8 years old, what were your concerns? Perhaps you’ve thought about homework, friends, sports, and cartoons. A new UK research suggests that 8-year-olds these days have a far more serious problem: body image.
The epidemic in heroin use across the country is affecting both men and women, all age groups, and people at all income levels. The greatest increases are occurring in groups that had usually had lower rates of heroin use in the past, including women and those…
From 2011 to 2013, 44% of girls and 47% of boys between the ages of 15 and 19 said they had sexual intercourse at least once, according to the survey. This is a decline of 14% among girls and 22% for boys over the past 25 years.
More than one in five teen girls who are sexually active say they have used the morning-after emergency contraceptive pill. In 2002, only about one in twelve teen girls who were sexually active used the morning-after pill.
Perhaps high schools should start reconsidering abolishing the music program once they are threatened with a budget cut. According to a new research, music training has positive effects on the brain development of teens, giving them more tools to be successful…