OSHAWA HIGH SCHOOL TEEN STABBED TO DEATH

One teenager died after being stabbed near an Oshawa school Tuesday afternoon, while a second teen was seriously injured Tuesday night after being stabbed near a Mississauga elementary school. Durham police said an ongoing dispute between two Oshawa teens sparked the...

HOW TO NOTICE SIGNS OF BULLYING, AND HOW TO HELP

There are ways to prevent or mitigate the damage bullying can do to a child, experts stressed after nine Massachusetts teens were charged with harassment in the suicide of a 15-year-old. “Adults can have better control if they know what to ask a child and how to...

SIMPLE TRUTH: THE STRUGGLE OF LIFE

“Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson It’s a struggle. Chances are, it will always be a struggle. I’m talking about the image we have of ourselves, of our bodies. No magic pills or potions can change who we are....

LONG ISLAND TEEN’S SUICIDE LINKED TO CYBER-BULLIES

Cops are investigating whether cyberbullies contributed to the suicide of a Long Island teen with nasty messages posted online after her death. Alexis Pilkington, 17, a West Islip soccer star, took her own life Sunday following vicious taunts on social networking...

TEEN TRUTH: INSIGHT – WHAT IS THE TRUTH?

TEEN TRUTH: INSIGHT – Listen to a TEEN TRUTH Expert share her opinion on why she thinks the TRUTH is important, and how teenagers today are living in a world where positive TRUTH-telling is not enforced or encouraged. Rise up! Let us know what you...

TEENS ARE USING SURGERY TO OVERCOME OBESITY

One-third of America’s youth is now overweight or obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In Norwood, Massachusetts, 14-year-old Maria Caprigno no longer wants to be one of those statistics. Maria has been overweight since she was...