Teenage Violence and Soda Consumption

Boston high school students who drank more than 5 cans of carbonated non-diet sodas per week (30% of sample) was significantly associated with more violence with peers, family members and dates, and likelihood to carry a weapon. Even after controlling for gender, age, race, BMI, sleep, tobacco, alcohol use, and family dinners -- heavy soda…

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Internet & Video Games Can Be Dangerous to Kids

Concern is spreading over children's excessive media use such as Internet, violent video games, and online gambling and pornography. Today's young people grow up in a media-saturated culture.Ask any 10 or 12 year old about this issue and they will probably not understand why anyone would consider it a problem. After all, today’s kids don’t know any…

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