Articles for Tag: "texting"

How risky is sexting for your pre-teen? 
How risky is sexting for your pre-teen?
Young teens who receive provocative text messages are six times more likely to be sexually active.
Students get crash course in distracted driving 
Students get crash course in distracted driving
Teens from Libertyville High School see the importance of staying focused on the road at Advocate Condell’s “Trauma Day.”
Texting program may help at-risk teen girls 
Texting program may help at-risk teen girls
A new study finds that text messaging could help prevent peer violence and be used as an intervention tool.
2014 cell phone ban while driving  Featured
2014 cell phone ban while driving
Listen up smartphone users: the new year brings big changes on how you can use a cell phone while driving in Illinois.
Can ADHD make driving dangerous for kids? 
Can ADHD make driving dangerous for kids?
Experts say all motorists should avoid texting and driving but new research finds that teens with ADHD are especially vulnerable for accidents.
Are you a distracted walker? 
Are you a distracted walker?
A new study shows that texting and walking can be just as dangerous for your health as texting and driving.