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Child Exploitation on Netflix

Since Netflix announced the addition of the film Cuties to it's platform in August, they have received substantial backlash. Once the movie became available for streaming, however, the outrage exploded with #CancelNetflix trending...

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Federal Report Shows Substantial Decrease in Vaping Among Teens

The number of teenagers in the United States choosing to vape has fallen dramatically for the first time in three years.  According to a recent federal report, the decline was especially substantial among middle schoolers. Federal health...

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New to Netflix: 365 Days

Netflix recently debuted a new explicit movie, 365 Days (rated TV-MA). Since its debut on June 7th, the film has consistently trended as the number one movie on Netflix in the United States. This is incredibly troubling, as the content of...

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Shifting Online Boundaries for Relationships

The 2019 State of Our Unions Report from the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, called iFidelity, found that today's young adults are more likely to cross online boundaries related to sex and romance and likely...

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Marijuana Use Among Teens

A recent study, published in the journal Sleep, found that teens who consume marijuana are more likely to suffer from insomnia as adults. "People tend to think that cannabis helps with sleep," said lead author Even Winiger,...

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What You Need to Know About Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are incredibly prevalent, affecting 30 million individuals in the United States each year. Technology, more specifically social media, has attempted to normalize the harm and accelerated the prevalence of eating disorders....

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Raising the Bar During COVID-19

The American College of Physicians (ACP) recently published a resource called Sexual Health in the SARS-CoV-2 Era. The publication outlines the dangerous possibility of contracting COVID-19 when engaging in sexual activity. According to the...

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Can Gaming Bring Your Family Together?

Worried your teens are playing too many video games during quarantine? While there should be healthy boundaries and a balance of how much time is spent playing games throughout the day, there is a benefit to users interacting from home and...

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Sex Education Programs Under Review

  Many parents across the country are taking full advantage of time at home with their children during the COVID-19 outbreak. For a number of parents, this time serves as an opportunity to compare personal philosophies and convictions...

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Teen Vogue Encourages Sexting Amidst Quarantine

  As self-quarantining continues across the nation in the midst of COVID-19, teens are spending even more time using technology. Phones have gone beyond being the primary means of socialization for teens, they are now the only means of...

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