teens

Focus on Technology
2:00 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Driving simulator useful in getting teens to focus

Nick Miller, Children's Senior Associate Media Relations, agreed to demonstrate the driving simulator.
Ann Thompson WVXU

It's no secret that teens don't get enough sleep on school nights, an estimated five to seven hours a night. They need nine. Researchers say not only does this affect their school work, it affects their driving.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is studying whether adding 90 minutes of sleep a night will  make them more alert and decrease accidents. The study involves driving a simulator and monitoring the mood of the teen while they do it.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Bullying Among Young Girls

Anti-bullying program for girls
Girls Guide to End Bullying

NOTE: This show originally aired October 1, 2013.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue February 11, 2014

The Teenage Mind

Unlocking the mystery that is the teenage brain
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  As any parent with teenagers can tell you, those teen years can sometimes be confusing, aggravating, and frustrating.  Many have asked the question, “What is going on inside their heads?”  In his new book, BRAINSTORM: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, Neuropsychologist Dr. Daniel Siegel sheds some light on the subject, and explains why teens think the way they do.

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Obesity
12:01 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Obesity is main contributor to early onset puberty

A new study published by Pediatrics says obesity is the largest predictor of earlier onset puberty in girls. Researchers in Cincinnati (Children's Hospital), San Francisco and New York City studied 1,239 girls ranging in age from 6 to 8 at enrollment and followed at regular intervals from 2004 to 2011.

Girls with early maturation have greater risk of these:

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Recognizing the Risks of Concussions

Dr. Edward Marcheschi, Christ Hospital
The Christ Hospital

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