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Children and teenagers

Parents can prevent kids’ criminality

Parents can keep their teenagers away from criminal circles and help prevent them from breaking the law. This is a conclusion of research in Sweden’s third largest city, Malmö.

Why adolescent girls have more health complaints than boys their age

Stress from schoolwork and low self-esteem can be reasons why girls in their mid-teens experience more subjective health complaints than teenage boys. A Norwegian study indicates that body dissatisfaction is less of a factor than anticipated.

Job prospects rise with right contacts

A 19-year-old is less likely to find a job if their friends and contacts are largely unemployed, according to a Swedish study.

Football makes schoolchildren happier

Student health improves when they play football twice a week as part of the school curriculum, shows new study.