Teen Girls Join Britney In Tippling The "Purple Drank"

Teen usage of cold and cough medicines to get high is a major problem in the U.S., reports the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Any fan of The Basketball Diaries can tell you that barely legals have used over-the-counter meds to get high since the dawn of NyQuil, but a recent study… » 1/10/08 9:30am 1/10/08 9:30am

Black Teens Resilient To Body Dysmorphia, Cave Into Peer Pressure

Researchers studying the connection between body-image and self-esteem among adolescents have discovered that young African-American males "have a unique resilience to the 'toxic' stream of media images emphasizing the importance of personal appearance" reports CNN (via Reuters). Lucky boys! But why the… » 5/14/07 4:27pm 5/14/07 4:27pm