In April 2014, the FDA proposed new rules to regulate e-cigarettes including banning their sale to minors. As e-cigarettes grow in popularity, cities around the country including San Francisco, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles have restricted smoking e-cigarettes in a range of locations – from indoor workplaces and bars, to parks and beaches. But how are schools…
Teenager Scott Lau wishes his mother was more of a “Tiger Mom”; pushing him to be more high-achieving. A professor of psychology at UC Berkeley, who has done substantial research on parenting, believes that the Tiger Mom approach may harm the child.
What does it mean for all these mature people flush with technology? Well, according to the young people Youth Radio reporter Maya Escobar spoke with, teens are no longer the most “phone addicted” people in the house. Parents are.
Today, on the Youth Radio podcast, high school students in Oakland team up with the city’s safety agencies to set up an elaborate staged drunk driving accident on the high school’s campus. But when a violent death is staged to teach a lesson, can it do more harm than good to teenagers?
According to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, undercover teens are among the most effective tools that officers have to curb underage drinking. On this episode, Youth Radio reporter Edna Miller talks to teens that give up their time to serve as youth decoys.