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Veronica Roth, author of 'Divergent,' to launch new book series

43 minutes agoHealth : Booster Shots

Veronica Roth, author of the wildly popular "Divergent" series, is starting on a new line of books. The as-yet untitled project is planned as a duology for young adults. It is to be published by Harper Collins.

Alzheimer amyloid clumps found in young adult brains

Amyloid -- an abnormal protein that's a hallmark of Alzheimer's -- starts accumulating inside neurons of people as young as 20, reports a study. This is the first time amyloid accumulation has been shown in such young human brains. Small toxic amyloid clumps were found in neurons of deceased young adults. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Young adult brains show signs of Alzheimer's protein, study finds

For the first time, scientists show that amyloid protein - a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease - can start to accumulate in the brain when we are 20 years old.

King v. Burwell: A Political Attack on Healthcare That Millions Didn't See Coming and Don't Like Much

When the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, it provided a bright vision of a more secure future for ordinary working Americans. It's a future that many parents, young adults and middle-age Americans have just barely begun to enjoy. Show More Summary

You're Hired! 4 Secrets to Early Career Success

InventiveLabs, an innovative new "career lab," is offering real-world education, training, and life coaching to young adults with ADHD.

Who Needs the Children's Music Grammy Anyway?

Before I start, let me get a few things out of the way: 1) Congratulations to Neela Vaswani for her Best Children's Music Grammy at the 57th Annual Grammys for her recording of the young adult version of I Am Malala, the memoir from Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. Show More Summary

The Birds, the Bees, and ADHD: Safe Sex Tips

Young adults with ADHD are often impulsive, which interferes with smart decisions — especially when it comes to sex. Check out these three tips to help keep your sex life happy, healthy, and safe.

Hodia DTreat for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

Are you 18 to 30 years old and living with Type 1 diabetes? Then you may be interested in attending the upcoming Hodia DTreat 2015... The post Hodia DTreat for Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

How Obama’s Overreach Killed Immigration Reform

Comprehensive immigration reform’s first death knell sounded in 2012 when President Obama unilaterally removed some young adult aliens from deportation, rewarded them with Employment Authorization Documents (EADs), and issued them

‘Fault In Our Stars’ Writer John Green Getting First Book ‘Looking For Alaska’ Made Into A Movie

Internet-famous young adult writer John Green is on his way to getting all of his books adapted into movies. First, there was the smash hit The Fault In Our Stars starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort, then the same filmmakers took on Green’s less popular Paper Towns, which comes out in June. Show More Summary

1.1 billion people at risk of hearing loss

Some 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss due to the unsafe use of personal audio devices, including smartphones, and exposure to damaging levels of sound at noisy entertainment venues such as nightclubs, bars and sporting events, according to WHO. Show More Summary

What Necessary Adult Skills Were You Never Taught Growing Up?

When you're young, you spend most of your time getting an education to help prepare you for being an adult. And yet, some things slip through the cracks. What weren't you taught that you think you should have? Read more...

Another Trip Through Another Kind of Monday

As per my reading resolutions, I’ve been revisiting books I read in my childhood. My latest trip down memory lane took me back to Another Kind of Monday by William E. Coles, Jr. The Pittsburgh-set young adult novel opens at … Continue reading ?

Alcohol is more dangerous than drug dealing or gangs

We have seen many stories about the public health hazards of alcohol. Alcohol is strongly related to road fatalities and other health risks. It is also a big risk-factor for violence — especially among young adults. A recent article in Pediatrics by Northwestern University professor Linda Teplin and her colleagues underscores just how big these risks […]

Far from pulp fiction

Tuscany Press, a publisher of Catholic fiction, recently announced an increase in its Tuscany Prize money for Catholic novels, young adult novels and short stories. It’s not just the dough Tuscany’s offering, but a publishing contract as well. The Tuscany Prize for Catholic Fiction is offering $5,000 for the first-place prize for a novel, $2,000 […]

ADHD Linked to Earlier Illicit Drug Use

According to a new study by University of Florida researchers, ADHD is linked to earlier illicit drug use in teens and young adults. The use of both depressants and stimulants starts earlier in life for those with ADHD. According to US News, “In the study, Dunne’s team looked at questionnaires completed by more than 900 [...]

‘While We’re Young’ Trailer: Ben Stiller Doesn’t Wanna Grow Up

What happens when you hit your 40s and realize you still feel “like a child imitating an adult”? Well, if you’re Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts in While We’re Young, you befriend a pair of 25-year-olds (Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried) and embark on wild adventures like ayahuasca ceremonies and hip-hop dance classes. Show More Summary

Grasshopper Jungle takes angst to its allegorical limit

5 days agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Not all young adult novels are for adults 1, But this one is. Grasshopper Jungle isn't Andrew Smith's first novel, but it is the one that's thrust him forward as one of the best voices in the genre. Read the rest

The Complete Camping Checklist While Pregnant

Camping is one of those few outdoor activities which almost everyone loves to go out for or enjoy with the family. Camping can be enjoyed by males and females, adults and kids, elderly and young and also by pregnant women. Camping is a great way to beat away the stress of pregnancy, of taking care of health and the monotony of staying at home. Show More Summary

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