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After Teen’s Death From Eating Hair, Family Warns About Rapunzel Syndrome

A teenager in the U.K. has died of hairball infection in her stomach. Her family is now attempting to raise awareness about the perils of eating hair. Sixteen-year-old Jasmine Beever of Skegness, near Manchester, suddenly collapsed last week while at college, and she was rushed in an ambulance to a hospital. She passed away after being initially resuscitated. An autopsy ...

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After Teen’s Death From Eating Hair, Family Warns About Rapunzel Syndrome

A teenager in the U.K. has died of hairball infection in her stomach. Her family is now attempting to raise awareness about the perils of eating hair. Sixteen-year-old Jasmine Beever of Skegness, near Manchester, suddenly collapsed last week while at college, and she was rushed in an ambulance to a hospital. She passed away after being initially resuscitated. An autopsy ...

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‘You Made Me Feel Like Me Again’: Waterloo, Iowa Stylist Goes Out Of Way To Save Depressed Teen’s Hair

An Iowa stylist refused to shear a depressed teen girl’s matted locks and instead, spent an arduous 13 hours untangling each and every strand of her hair back to a near-perfect state. Kayley Olsson of Waterloo, a hairdressing student, took to Facebook early last week to publicly recall a recent client’s heartbreaking request that, like millions across the internet, as ...

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‘You Made Me Feel Like Me Again’: Waterloo, Iowa Stylist Goes Out Of Way To Save Depressed Teen’s Hair

An Iowa stylist refused to shear a depressed teen girl’s matted locks and instead, spent an arduous 13 hours untangling each and every strand of her hair back to a near-perfect state. Kayley Olsson of Waterloo, a hairdressing student, took to Facebook early last week to publicly recall a recent client’s heartbreaking request that, like millions across the internet, as ...

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Forget Suicide Drama ’13 Reasons Why’ — Teens Need To Watch AGT’s Mandy Harvey Sing ‘Try’ Instead [Opinion]

Let’s face it, being a teenager is hard, and maybe that’s why many relate to the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. The world has changed and it’s not the same place it was when older generations grew up. The idea of being gunned down in school was a foreign concept and no one over the age of 30 could have ...

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Never Say ‘Lose Weight’ When Discussing Health With Teens

When discussing health topics with your teens, the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that you never say they need to lose weight. A recent report from the AAP indicates that the words “lose weight” causes more eating disorders and unhealthy eating patterns than discussing overall family health. “The focus should be on a healthy lifestyle rather than on weight.” The ...

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Jaden Smith Same-Sex Kiss Revamps Talk About Teen’s Sexuality [Video]

Jaden Smith’s new Netflix musical drama The Get Down premiered on the streaming service last week, and the reviews are starting to come in. All in all, the new Jaden Smith venture is getting some positive reviews, especially among viewers who like their entertainment musical and flashy and hot. However, despite the good reviews, Jaden Smith’s drama-magnet persona has ensured ...

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Florida teens, mistaken for thieves, shot at playing Pokemon Go

Two teenagers playing Pokemon Go late at night in their car in Florida were shot at by a householder who mistook them for burglars, police say. The man said he shot at their car after they refused to stop when he challenged them on Saturday. They were not hurt. He said that earlier he had heard the pair say “did ...

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CCTV Footage Captures Horrific Moment Woman’s Ankle Snapped Sideways While Being Brutally Attacked, Robbed By Group Of Teens

A shocking footage of a woman in Oldham, Greater Manchester, shows her ankle being snapped sideways as she was attacked and robbed by a group of teens, according to the Mirror. At approximately 12:20 a.m. on July 4, 43-year-old Emma Roughley and her boyfriend Tom Bebbington, 45, were walking home from a night out for drinks at the Junction Inn. ...

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E-Cigarettes Prove To Be Worthwhile In The Fight To Keep Teens Away From Cigarettes

E-cigarettes. Are they a good thing? Are they a bad thing? Do they keep kids away from cigarettes? Do they provide a gateway to cigarettes? These are all great questions, and up until now, the answers have been more than mixed. The e-cigarette – or vaping – industry has touted the benefits of e-cigarettes, telling consumers that they are not ...

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