Web-Addicted Teens More Likely To Harm Themselves

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A survey of Chinese adolescents found that teens who are addicted to the Internet are twice as likely to harm themselves as other teens.The survey of 1,618 students aged 13 to 18 who were living in the Chinese city of Guangzhou in Guandong Province found that about 16% said they had harmed themselves in some way within the previous six months; 4.5% reported that they’d harmed themselves at least six times during that period.

 

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Crack Babies – The Epidemic That Didn’t Happen

The Epidemic That Didn’t Happen 

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One sister is 14; the other is 9. They are a vibrant pair: the older girl is high-spirited but responsible, a solid student and a devoted helper at home; her sister loves to read and watch cooking shows, and she recently scored well above average on citywide standardized tests.

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