Teen boys link marijuana use with more, better sex
(Washington State University) Teen-age boys exposed to pro-cannabis advertising and social media posts are more likely than female peers to associate marijuana use with improving sexual activity, new research from Washington State University suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

80 UV-Light Sterilizers Donated To Boys And Girls Clubs Of Boston
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Boys And Girls Club Coronavirus Source Type: news

Perceived stress moderates the impact of internalizing symptoms on family functioning in early adolescence - Simpson EG, Vannucci A, Lincoln CR, Ohannessian CMC.
This study investigates the impact of early adolescent internalizing symptoms on family functioning for girls and boys, as moderated by perceived stress. Surveys were administered to 1,344 middle school students (11-14 years; 51% girls; 51% non-Hispanic Wh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

'Dancing with the Stars' pro Cheryl Burke suffers head injury while rehearsing
"Dancing with the Stars" professional dancer Cheryl Burke suffered a head injury while rehearsing with Backstreet Boys member AJ McLean... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suspect arrested for allegedly abducting two daughters from home where two boys found dead
Donny Jackson, 40, was arrested after allegedly abducting his two daughters, who were later found safe. It is unclear what his... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amber Alert issued for 2 missing girls after 2 boys are found dead in Leavenworth
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Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. government concludes Iran was behind threatening emails sent to Democrats
The emails claimed to be from the Proud Boys, a far-right group supportive of President Trump, but appeared instead to be a deceptive... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Proud Boys deny threatening Florida Dems to vote Trump, emails may have come from outside US
Emails purportedly from the far-right group Proud Boys were sent to hundreds of registered Democrats in Florida threatening them to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Autistic girls going undiagnosed due to ‘camouflaging’ behaviour, study says
Researchers say better awareness needed so females with autism get right supportGirls with autism are not being diagnosed because they are adept at camouflaging their behaviour in an effort to try to fit in, according to a new study.Autism is diagnosed in 1% of the population and a diagnosis is made more often – and earlier – in boys, with a reported ratio of four males to every female, according to the paper published in theJournal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sally Weale Education correspondent Tags: Autism Medical research Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination Remains Below Healthy People Goals HPV Vaccination Remains Below Healthy People Goals
Rates of human papillomavirus vaccination increased for both boys and girls in the United States over the past decade but remain below target levels and vary widely among states.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - October 14, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Maltreatment tied to higher inflammation in girls
(University of Georgia) New research by a University of Georgia scientist reveals that girls who are maltreated show higher levels of inflammation at an early age than boys who are maltreated or children who have not experienced abuse. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Alcohol Problems Linked to Legal Performance-Enhancement Products Alcohol Problems Linked to Legal Performance-Enhancement Products
Adolescent alcohol use among boys was prospectively associated with use of legal performance-enhancing substances in young adulthood in a prospective cohort study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - October 12, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Safety Runs Into a Stubborn Barrier: Masculinity
When political leaders suggest basic precautions appear unmanly, men are less likely to follow health and safety advice, experts say. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Daniel Victor Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Masks Men and Boys Trump, Donald J Biden, Joseph R Jr Presidential Election of 2020 United States Politics and Government Republican Party masculinity Source Type: news

Scaling Up SDG4 in Crises
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Oct 9 2020 (IPS) Out of global crises spring opportunities for change. In crisis, change is not an option. It is a necessity. And, as Plato famously noted: “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Education Cannot Wait (ECW) is an invention that sprang out of crisis and was borne of necessity. Yasmine SherifEducation Cannot Wait was conceived as a direct response to the lack of financial resources and crisis-sensitive approaches needed to address the learning crisis for 75 million vulnerable children and adolescents impacted by armed co...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Economy & Trade Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs TerraV Source Type: news

Youth Crisis Stabilization Facility Opens in Milwaukee
The first of three plannedyouth crisis stabilization facilities funded by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) is now open in Milwaukee. Under agrant from DHS, Milwaukee County is partnering with Wisconsin Community Services to operate a six-bed facility for boys ages 13 to 17 with mental health needs, who without immediate assistance may need to be admitted to a hospital. “With our community partners, we are...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - October 9, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

Risk of self-harm increases for boys and girls who experience earlier puberty
Boys and girls who experience puberty earlier than their peers have an increased risk of self-harm in adolescence, a study funded by the National Institute for Health Research Bristol Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR Bristol BRC) and published in the journal Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences today [Tuesday 6 October] has found. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Institutes, Institutes, ALSPAC; Press Release Source Type: news

Early School Sports Reduce ADHD Symptoms Years Later for Girls
TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2020 -- Girls who played after-school sports in elementary school seem to have fewer symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) once they reach middle school, a new study suggests. The research included both boys... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 6, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

It ’s Not Only Women Who Want More Intimacy in Relationships
Contrary to prevailing gender tropes, many men crave deeper emotional connection, work hard for it and don ’t always receive it in return. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Reiner Tags: Emotions Dating and Relationships Men and Boys Psychology and Psychologists Fear (Emotion) Marriages Source Type: news

Proud Boys Twitter hashtag taken over by photos of LGBTQ love
"We're proud of all of the gay folks who have stepped up to reclaim our pride in this campaign," Actor George Takei tweeted about the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Up Close and Personal: A Life of Service - The Dr. Dirk Vander Mijnsbrugge Story
Sitting around the kitchen table, Dirk ’s family can’t help but talk about medicine. Dirk, his wife, all three of their children and their spouses are all doctors. With Dirk being the only one to go into industry, he was the target of much teasing. But not anymore. Here’s Dirk’s story.  The youngest son in a lower-middle class family, Dirk Vander Mijnsbrugge was raised to serve others. His parents modelled a life of service; his mom serving their family while his father served their country in the military.    Outside the family, his parents were deeply involved in social service an...
Source: EyeForPharma - October 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jill Donahue Source Type: news

Girls benefit from doing sports
(University of Montreal) Extracurricular sport in middle childhood diminishes subsequent ADHD symptoms in girls, but not in boys, a new study suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New bill would defund schools that force girls to compete against boys
(Natural News) Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia announced legislation Tuesday to target the federal funding of any school that forces female athletes to compete against gender-confused males. (Article by Calvin Freiburger republished from LifeSiteNews.com) The Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act would formally identify male participation in female-specific athletic programs as a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Proud Boys rally has Portland in state of emergency
Thousands of supporters of the right-wing Proud Boys group were expected in Portland, Oregon on Saturday as police prepared for clashes... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epidemiology of boys' club lacrosse injuries during the 2018 summer lacrosse season - McGinnis IW, Mair KEF, Mansell J, Collins C.
CONTEXT: In the past 10 years, participation in boys' youth and high school lacrosse has increased by 33%. Among many club teams and tournaments, athletes may not have access to medical coverage. Additionally, these athletes face a higher volume of play th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

New Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug shows benefit in Duke trial
(Duke University Medical Center) A new drug offers hope for young boys with the progressive neuromuscular disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) by potentially offering an alternative to high-dose glucocorticoids that have significant side effects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A Manly Response to Disease
A conventional model of masculinity inhibits some men from expressing their emotional responses to assaults on the body. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susan Gubar Tags: Bladder Cancer Men and Boys Lehman, David Source Type: news

Boys' club barriers create issues for Australian boards
(University of South Australia) Pale, male and stale - it's certainly stereotypical, but it's a saying that still holds water when it comes to Australian boards, according to new research from the University of South Australia. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Stages of Puberty: In Boys and Girls
Title: Stages of Puberty: In Boys and GirlsCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/15/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - September 15, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Male circumcision campaigns in Africa to fight HIV are a form of cultural imperialism
(University of Sussex) World Health Organization-recommended campaigns to circumcise millions of African boys and men to reduce HIV transmission are based more on systemic racism and 'neocolonialism' than sound scientific research, according to a critical appraisal published in Developing World Bioethics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Prosocial and antisocial behaviour in school sports - Latorre-Rom án P, Bueno-Cruz MT, Martínez-Redondo M, Salas-Sánchez J.
The purpose of this study was to analyse prosocial and antisocial behaviour in school sport. It involved 247 girls and boys between the ages of 8 and 12 years, organised into five groups: athletics, football (soccer), basketball, multisport and sedentary. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Relationship between school violence, sportspersonship and personal and social responsibility in students - S ánchez-Alcaraz BJ, Ocaña-Salas B, Gómez-Mármol A, Valero-Valenzuela A.
The purpose of this study is to ascertain the levels of sportspersonship, everyday school violence and personal and social responsibility in primary and secondary school students. The sample was comprised of 672 students (382 boys and 290 girls) between th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Diagnosing ADHD
DEAR MAYO CLINIC:?I am mom to two energetic boys, ages 5 and 8. A neighbor commented that my children must have ADHD. What is ADHD exactly and how do I tell the difference between a kid who just has a ton of energy and one who has a problem that needs to be addressed? Do [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 8, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Legal performance-enhancing substances and substance use problems among young adults - Ganson KT, Mitchison D, Murray SB, Nagata JM.
BACKGROUND: Legal performance-enhancing substance(s) (PES) (eg, creatine) are widely used among adolescent boys and young men; however, little is known about their temporal associations with substance use behaviors. METHODS: We analyzed prospective coh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Young athletes and doping in sports - Laure P.
Young athletes and doping in sports. Prevalence of doping among young athletes (whether children or adolescents) reaches 3 to 5%. In France, this result means that, on average, 240.000 people could be involved. This percentage, which is greater in boys, ri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

'Games gone wrong': Boys, school games and the constructions of violent masculinities - Zibane S.
School violence has been increasingly reported by the media as one of the biggest challenges facing young people in South Africa today. Drawing from an ethnographic study which explored the ways in which boys and girls construct their gender and sexuality,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Gender and sexual orientation bullying victimization are associated with gun carrying among adolescent boys - Ganson KT, Nagata JM.
This study aimed to identify whether experiencing bullying victimization based on gender and sexual orientation is as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Superhero Bits: 'Fortnite' Announces Marvel Crossover 'The Nexus War', 'The Flash' Villain Rumors & More
What is the massive Marvel crossover event coming to Fortnite? Did you hear the original iteration of The Boys will appear in the second season? (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The cruel exams algorithm has laid bare the unfairness at the heart of our schools | Kenan Malik
Don ’t be misled. It is political judgments, not obscure equations, which are doing so much to damage our children’s futuresWhat children know and too many politicians seem not to: a few years ago, the psychologists Alex Shaw and Kristina Olsonran an experiment in which they told young children about two boys, Dan and Mark, who had cleaned up their room and were to be rewarded with rubbers (why rubbers should be seen as a reward I don ’t know). However, there were five rubbers, so they could not be divided equally between the two boys. What should they do? The vast majority of children thought that one er...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 23, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Kenan Malik Tags: Exams Politics Higher education Education policy Science Ofqual Northern Ireland Wales UK news Social exclusion Society Source Type: news

Lacrosse-related injuries among boys and girls treated in U.S. emergency departments, 2000-2016 - Bano JM, McAdams RJ, Roberts KJ, Yang J, McKenzie LB.
BACKGROUND: Lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States. Its rules regarding permitted contact differ by sex and age. There are no known studies utilizing a nationally representative data set to analyze lacrosse injury patterns by se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Future of Education Is Here
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Aug 19 2020 (IPS) There are moments when the world has no choice but to come together. Those moments become historic turning points. This is one of them. We are now faced with the greatest education emergency of our time. Over one billion children are out of school. The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis of such magnitude and depth that the next generation might neither have the capacity and tools, nor the will, to rebuild – let alone build back better. Yasmine Sherif The world has not planned well for the future. At its w...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Comparison of frequency and magnitude of head impacts experienced by Peewee boys and girls in games of youth ice hockey - Post A, Karton C, Thevenot O, Hoshizaki TB, Robidoux M, Gilchrist MD.
In youth ice hockey, girls are reported to suffer more concussions than boys, peaking around 13-14  years old, which may be related to differences in the level of brain trauma experienced by the players. The purpose of this research was to describe the di... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

👉 What Happens When You Let 1,000 Teenage Boys Run a Government via Hvper.com
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Source: Reuters: Health - August 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amygdala-prefrontal structural connectivity mediates the relationship between prenatal depression and behaviour in preschool boys - Hay RE, Reynolds JE, Grohs MN, Paniukov D, Giesbrecht GF, Letourneau N, Dewey D, Lebel C.
Prenatal depression is common, underrecognized, and undertreated. It has negative consequences on child behaviour and brain development, yet the relationships among prenatal depression, child behaviour, and children's brain structure remain unclear. The ai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

San Francisco Sen. Scott Wiener introduces bill to decriminalize men having sex with boys (and left-wing media DEFENDS it)
(Natural News) San Francisco state Senator Scott Wiener has introduced a new bill to decriminalize adult men having sex with boys and he and his allies in the media are smearing all opposition as “homophobic” and “anti-Semitic.” (Article by Chris Menahan republished from InformationLiberation.com) From The Federalist, “No California Shouldn’t Decriminalize Adult Sex With 14-Year-Olds”: LGBT... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boys mentoring, gender norms, and reproductive health-potential for transformation - Plourde KF, Thomas R, Nanda G.
PURPOSE: Understanding and addressing the unique health and development needs of adolescent boys and young men (ABYM) is critical to achieving positive development outcomes for all genders. While major investments have been historically allocated toward ad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Building Resilience in Pacific Education
By Michelle BelisleNOUMEA, New Caledonia, Aug 10 2020 (IPS) School as we all know it hasn’t changed that much in over a century. However, in the face of new threats to health and wellbeing, the future of those familiar structures that bring teachers and students together is starting to be questioned. Large numbers of people in crowded spaces for long periods – it all runs contrary to what the experts advise to keep us safe from contagious diseases like COVID-19. Class size is no longer an academic debate over quality of instruction versus budgetary restrictions, but rather a life and death discussion of the tr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Michelle Belisle Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

San Diego Catholic high school files lawsuit against Newsom to reopen in the fall
St. Augustine High School in North Park is an all-boys Catholic school with an annual enrollment of 700 students. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrea Lopez-Villafa ña Source Type: news

Bisphenol A Linked to More Asthma Symptoms in Young Boys
Study shows exposure to bisphenol A is associated with more asthma symptoms in low - income boys (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - August 5, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Charles Darwin, Expression, and the Harmful Legacy of Eugenics
This article is adapted from Jessica Helfand’s book “Face,” an elaborately illustrated A to Z of the face, from historical mugshots to Instagram posts. Hardly the first to postulate on the graphic evidence of the grimace, Darwin hoped to introduce a system by which facial expressions might be properly evaluated. He shared with many of his generation a predisposition toward history: simply put, the idea that certain facial traits might have a basis in evolution. Empirically, the idea itself is not unreasonable. We are, after all, genetically predisposed to share traits with those in our familial line, occa...
Source: TIME: Health - August 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jessica Helfand / The MIT Press Reader Tags: Uncategorized Psychology syndication Source Type: news