teens http://wmub.org en The Teenage Mind http://wmub.org/post/teenage-mind <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>As any parent with&nbsp;teenagers&nbsp;can tell you, those teen years can sometimes be confusing, aggravating, and frustrating. &nbsp;Many have asked the question, “What is going on inside their heads?”&nbsp; In his new book, <a href="http://drdansiegel.com/books/brainstorm/" target="_blank">BRAINSTORM: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain</a>, Neuropsychologist <a href="http://WWW.DRDANSIEGEL.COM" target="_blank">Dr. Daniel Siegel</a> sheds some light on the subject, and explains why teens think the way they do.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 22936 at http://wmub.org The Teenage Mind Obesity is main contributor to early onset puberty http://wmub.org/post/obesity-main-contributor-early-onset-puberty <p>A new study published by <a href="http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/" target="_blank">Pediatrics</a>&nbsp;says <strong>obesity is the largest predictor</strong> of earlier onset puberty in girls. Researchers in Cincinnati (<a href="http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/default/" target="_blank">Children's Hospital</a>), San Francisco and New York City studied 1,239 girls ranging in age from 6 to 8 at enrollment and followed at&nbsp;regular intervals from 2004 to 2011.</p><p>Girls with early maturation have greater risk of these:</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 19020 at http://wmub.org Obesity is main contributor to early onset puberty Bullying Among Young Girls http://wmub.org/post/bullying-among-young-girls <p>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 <a href="http://www.girlsguidetoendbullying.org/" target="_blank">program for girls</a> that is proving effective in reducing bullying. <a href="http://cech.uc.edu/programs/health_education.html" target="_blank">University of Cincinnati</a> Director of Research &amp; Evaluation, Dr. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 17805 at http://wmub.org Bullying Among Young Girls Recognizing the Risks of Concussions http://wmub.org/post/recognizing-risks-concussions <p></p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 15742 at http://wmub.org Recognizing the Risks of Concussions Ulster Project Builds Connections http://wmub.org/post/ulster-project-builds-connections <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 17:30:10 +0000 Mark Heyne 15351 at http://wmub.org Ulster Project Builds Connections