Tag Archives: self-destructive behavior

Soda consumption linked to violent behaviors in teens

The Washington Post “Checkup” blog reports, “Teenagers who drink soda are more likely to carry a weapon and act violently, according to new and somewhat shocking research ” published in the journal Injury Prevention.

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Medical community unaware of ‘Choking Game’s’ popularity among teens

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reported that there is a game being played throughout the nation by some teenagers that involves “cutting off oxygen to the brain” to “induce a natural high.” Although the “choking game may not … Continue reading

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Discovering Teenagers’ Risky ‘Choking Game’ Too Late

Here’s a heart rending story from the New York Times about an extremely risky game that is becoming more and more popular with teens. Worse yet, most parents and doctors are unaware of the game. Here are the details: The … Continue reading

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Study Finds Lesbians 50 Times More Likely to Self-Harm (nothing gay about this story)

LifeSiteNews.com is reporting that the habit of “self-harming” is 50 times more likely to occur in lesbians than in the general population of women. They quote a Scottish study showing 20 percent of lesbian and bisexual women, of a total … Continue reading

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