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Are Your Teens Trying E-Cigarettes?

The CDC in Atlanta says more than a quarter-million teens who never smoked before used e-cigarettes last year. That's a three-fold increase from 79,000 in 2011 to 263,000 in 2013.

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Small Business Leaders Criticize Teen Rally

A rally held at the statehouse Thursday is drawing criticism from the small business community.

The National Federation of Independent Business says the nearly 1,000 teens calling for increased funding for youth summer jobs initiatives are only creating future problems for themselves

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Local Teens Still Missing

 A couple of teens with local ties remain missing over a week after their disappearance.

Acushnet Police Sgt. Christopher Richmond tells WBSM News 16-year-old Tyrell Harrison of Acushnet and 17-year-old Jasmine Chong of Quincy disappeared together, and foul play is not suspected.

Sgt. Richmond says the dep

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Sandwich Teens Charged in Alleged Fundraising Scam

Two 17-year-old Sandwich High School students are facing larceny charges after allegedly going door-to-door soliciting donations posing as student council members.

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Yelling at Your Teen Makes Matters Worse

Yelling at your teen to behave is more likely to make them defiant and depressed according to a study out of the University of Pittsburgh.

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Parents Need to Regulate How Much Their Teens Sleep in the Summer

Many teenagers might be enjoying summer by staying up late at night and sleeping in the next morning. But parents shouldn't let that become a habit.

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Digital Dementia is on the Rise with Teens

Do young people rely on technology too much? Apparently so. South Korean experts say teens are forgetting everyday details like their phone numbers.

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Make Sure Your Young Athlete Stays Hydrated

I've mentioned before how I coach girls softball and boys baseball, with the weather turning hot this week, I want to make sure your kids are prepared.

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Massachusetts’ Schools Should Teach Relationships 101

Lauren Dunne Astley was the Wayland, MA teenager viciously murdered by her boyfriend. What went so wrong in their relationship that he would decide to kill her?

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Energy Drinks Lead To ER Visits

Do you use any of those energy drinks that are on the market? There's "5 Hour Energy," "Monster," "Rockstar," or "Amp." A new government survey out this week found that the number of emergency room visits by people who'd consumed those drinks doubled from 2007 to 2011

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