Study: Homework Is Good For ChildrenThe researchers say it not only has an academic impact, it also has links to kids' motivation to do the right thing and work hard (2:55). WCCO Mid-Morning - October 23, 2017
Amazon Targets Teen ShoppersTeens ages 13 through 17 will be able to use an Amazon household account to shop using the Amazon app. But their parents will be notified by text or e-mail and can approve or deny each purchase (3:11). WCCO Mid-Morning - October 12, 2017
What Kids Can Do To Minimize Concussion RiskConcussions are the most common type of traumatic brain injury, and it's important for parents to be able to recognize the symptoms and seek medical care if they suspect their child has one. Dr. Gigi Chawla from Children's Minnesota talks with the WCCO Mid-Morning crew (4:21). WCCO Mid-Morning - September 20, 2017
Teens Taking Their Sweet Time Getting To Adult StuffResearchers looked at how often today's teens engaged in adult activities: things like drinking, working, driving and having sex, and they found teens in the 2010s are taking longer to become involved in these kinds of activities (3:09). WCCO Mid-Morning - September 20, 2017
Study: They Don't Grow Up So Fast These DaysA new study looked at how often today's young people engaged in adult activities, Jason DeRusha reports (1:27). WCCO This Morning - September 19, 2017
Pediatrics Academy Issues Tattoo Guidelines For TeensThe report said teenagers should understand tattoos and piercings might hurt their chances of getting a job (2:27). WCCO Mid-Morning - September 18, 2017
More Millennials Taking 'Gap Year' Before CollegeAccording to a recent survey, more than a third of high school students think about taking a gap year. And what they hope to get out of that gap year can be different for men and women (2:54). WCCO Mid-Morning - September 14, 2017
Rules For Forging Successful College Roomie RelationshipsRelationship guru Dr. Carol Bruess and her son Tony Bruess talk with Kylie Bearse and Jason DeRusha (4:12). WCCO This Morning - September 4, 2017
Study: Social Media May Have Mental Health ImpactA four-year study in Great Britain asked teens about their well-being. It showed social media made them feel worse about issues like body image, depression, sleep problems, loneliness, fear of missing out and anxiety (2:57). WCCO Mid-Morning - August 29, 2017
Officials Warn Parents About 'Tinder For Teens'There's a new app that has police departments across the country warning parents, Melissa Brennan reports (1:45). WCCO 4 News At 10 – Aug. 19, 2017
Father, Son Re-Enact '1st Day Of School' Shot For CollegeCharles Brockman III posted the photos on Twitter as a tribute to his father, Jason DeRusha reports (0:35). WCCO 4 News - August 17, 2017
Relationship Reboot: Talking Alcohol With College-Bound KidsMore than 20 million students will be heading back to college in the coming weeks. Parents hope they've equipped their kids with the tools they need to be successful and safe when they leave the nest. One of the important conversations should be about alcohol use. (4:37) WCCO Mid-Morning – Aug. 16, 2017
Study: Family Structure Doesn't Guide Kids' Gender IdentityResearchers at the University of Kentucky studied more than 100 families headed by lesbian, gay and heterosexual parents who had adopted children, Jason DeRusha reports (0:29). WCCO This Morning - August 16, 2017
Study: Older Teens More Likely To Use Phones While DrivingA study this past week surprisingly revealed older teens may be at greater risk on the road, Kim Johnson reports (0:58). WCCO This Morning – Aug.7, 2017
Ask A Pediatrician: Talking About Birth ControlTalking about birth control can be an uncomfortable subject for both parents and their children. But it’s an important conversation to have. The medication has health benefits beyond just pregnancy protection. (3:17) WCCO Mid-Morning – July 19, 2017
Relationship Reboot: Navigating The Teen YearsIn today's Relationship Reboot, we're getting some advice for parents on navigating the teen years. (5:01) WCCO Mid-Morning – July 12, 2017
Ask A Pediatrician: Sibling RivalriesFrom little kids arguing over toys, to teenagers arguing over who gets the car, siblings are often having disagreements. It can be hard for parents to know when they should step in break up the argument, or let the kids settle it themselves. So we asked our Mid-Morning pediatrician, Dr. Gigi Chawla from Children's Minnesota to share some advice. (3:10) WCCO Mid-Morning – July 12, 2017
Panel Discussion: Fewer Teen DriversIt appears the majority of teenagers aren't in a hurry to get behind the wheel. The news team discusses. (2:44) WCCO Mid-Morning – June 27, 2017
Panel Discussion: Teens Not Moving EnoughA new study comes with a rather shocking headline. It suggests that the average teen is no more active than the average 60-year-old. (3:35) WCCO Mid-Morning – June 20, 2017 \
Should There Be An Age Limit For Cell Phones?Colorado is considering a ballot measure that would forbid the sale of smartphones to children younger than 13 (3:16). WCCO Mid-Morning - June 19, 2017
The Family That Meets Together, Learns TogetherRelationship guru Dr. Carol Bruess explains to Jason DeRusha and Kylie Bearse how family meetings can help children learn many skills (4:34). WCCO 4 News - June 7, 2017
Ask A Pediatrician: Exercise Parameters For Growing YouthDr. Gigi Chawla from Children's Minnesota is here to talk about exercise parameters for children and teens. (2:32) WCCO Mid-Morning – May 31, 2017
Ask A Pediatrician: Navigating Teens' 1st Romantic RelationshipAs children grow older and become teenagers, it's often the time they start to have their first romantic feelings. So, Our Mid-Morning pediatrician, Dr. Gigi Chawla from Children's Minnesota is here with her 15-year-old daughter Carly to talk about how parents can navigate their teen's first romantic relationship. (3:33) WCCO Mid-Morning – April 26, 2017
Author Talks New Book ‘Girls & Sex’ That Tackles Issues Surrounding Teen SexualityNew York Times' Best Selling author Peggy Orenstein’s latest book “Girls & Sex” tackles several issues regarding teen sexuality. We're happy to have the author with us on Mid-Morning. (3:38) WCCO Mid-Morning – April 12, 2017

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