Teen Kept In Bathroom

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This is so scary its hard to believe that it actually occurred

For three years, neighbors in a quaint, middle-class community scarcely saw the lanky 16-year-old boy who lived with his adoptive mother and her boyfriend.

Now, they know why: According to authorities, the teen was brutally abused and held captive in his own home. Most recently, he’d been confined to a bathroom, locked from the outside and sealed with a piece of plywood over the window. Continue reading… “Teen Kept In Bathroom”

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Obesity Surgery Reverses Diabetes in Teens

 Obesity surgery reverses diabetes in teens

Fighting the bonds of obesity

Obesity surgery can reverse diabetes in teens, just as it does in adults, according to a small study. All but one of the 11 extremely obese teens studied saw their diabetes disappear within a year after weight-loss surgery, the researchers reported. The 11th patient still had diabetes, but needed much less insulin and stopped taking diabetes pills.

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First Study to Link TV Sex To Real Teen Pregnancies

First Study to Link TV Sex To Real Teen Pregnancies

Study tracked more than 700 12-to-17-year-olds for three years

Teenagers who watch a lot of television featuring flirting, necking, discussion of sex and sex scenes are much more likely than their peers to get pregnant or get a partner pregnant, according to the first study to directly link steamy programming to teen pregnancy. (Pics)

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Ford’s “MyKey” Feature Will Let Parent’s Set Limits On Teens

Ford’s “My Key” Feature Will Let Parent’s Set Limits On Teens

 MyKey controlled by a computer chip in the key, that allows parents to limit the car’s
speeds to 80 mph and set a maximum volume for the audio system on some 2010 models.

So you think junior is a little too lead-footed when he drives the family car? Starting next year, Ford Motor Co. will give you the power to do something about it.

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Teen Abortion Rate Shocks the British

Teen Abortion Rate Shocks the British

 

Abortion rates in the UK have skyrocketed

Pressure to make sex education compulsory in UK schools is likely to mount as latest abortion figures hovered around the 200,000 mark, with a 10 per cent rise in terminations among under-aged girls.

The official survey showed there were 198,500 abortions last year, up by nearly 30,000 in the decade since Labor came to power. In 1969, the first full year after abortion was legalized, the total was under 50,000.

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