Clutched in the hand of nearly every teen is a smartphone, buzzing and beeping and blinking with social media notifications. But is social media and the omnipresence of digital interactions really the cause of all this anxiety? Recent studies have noted a significant uptick in depression and suicidal thoughts over the past several years for teens, especially those who spend multiple hours a day using screens, and especially girls.
For some STDs, such as chlamydia, adolescent females may have increased susceptibility to infection because of increased cervical ectopy. Cervical ectopy refers to columnar cells, which are typically found within the cervical canal, located on the outer surface of the cervix. Although this is a normal finding in adolescent and young women, these cells are more susceptible to infection.
Once upon a time, right about now, there is a legendary hero and her name is Angry Vagina. Like any self-respecting and noble Cave of Wonders, Angry V has always done her part to inspire cravings for salt, stockpile jewelry, and hide money. But it was never enough.
Police say the crash that killed Alanna Koons and her daughters was caused by a distracted, speeding truck driver. Truck driver Bruce Pollard, 57, was arrested. The goal of the project is to peel back the layers of violence and explain why it is occurring.
In the decade since Dateline NBC's To Catch a Predator segments popularized Internet sex stings, more than 1, men in Florida have been arrested, accused of preying on underage teens and children for sex. But as the stings put more and more men behind bars, detectives are working harder and harder to keep up their arrest numbers. And the tactics they're using to put alleged sexual offenders in jail are sweeping up large numbers of law-abiding men, too.
Justin Thomas damaged his 9-iron in the first round of the Honda Classic. The ball landed in a greenside bunker and he went on to make bogey. His 9-iron came out even worse for wear after taking out chunks of the tree on the follow through.
Houston Weather Summary: 91 degrees. Uber driver attacked by drunk man demanding to go back to bar, deputies say. Managers of Bombshells in Tomball told deputies they had to call an Uber for the man who had too much to drink.
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