adolescence

There are many reasons why binge drinking is bad – alcohol poisoning, car accidents, poor school performance, and possible sexual assault. But now we can add poor bone health to the list of negatives for young women. Researchers from Loyola Marymount University in California looked at female college students, aged 18 to 20. Those who … Read More

Americans are obsessed with dieting but sadly few are actually slim. A study that followed over 3,300 high school girls in Ontario found some disturbing links to dieting. Amanda Raffoul, the lead researcher, said “Post-puberty changes often lead to weight gain among girls and there is incredible pressure from social media and elsewhere to obtain … Read More