teens

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 October 1, 2013

Bullying Among Young Girls

Anti-bullying program for girls
Girls Guide to End Bullying

Being targeted by bullies is a sad reality for millions of kids each year, boys and girls, though girls are more likely to engage in social alienation, and, increasingly, cyberbullying. A local research team has created a program for girls that is proving effective in reducing bullying. University of Cincinnati Director of Research & Evaluation, Dr.

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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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Education
1:30 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Ulster Project Builds Connections

  

  Each year Ulster Project Cincinnati welcomes teens from Enniskillen, Northern Ireland to come here and stay with host families with teenagers. The local teens and those visiting from Northern Ireland are able to get to know each other, and learn to appreciate and respect their differences. Ulster Project Cincinnati Board President Jennifer King and two local teens who have participated in the Ulster Project, Lexi Hodge and Emilee Hollis, talk about their experiences.

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