On Thursday, Utah Governor Spencer Cox signed two bills into law that make his state the first in the US to mandate that social media companies obtain parental consent for anyone under 18 years of age before they can use their apps.
Pharmaceutical companies are paying TikTok influencers to market prescription drugs to young people, according to a recent study by researchers from the University of Colorado and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, which calls for increased transparency and regulation in the use of patient influencers for pharmaceutical marketing, particularly when it comes to targeting young people.
Norway's medical watchdog has recommended that treatments for transgender minors be considered experimental due to a lack of research on the safety and long-term effects of gender confirmation treatments, which have seen a surge in demand in recent years, particularly among girls who identify as boys.
A new report from the Associated Press indicates that many American teens have become disillusioned with college and have opted to skip it in favor of going to trade school or working a job that does not require an undergraduate degree.
The outpouring that began with the Asbury Awakening is reaching more young people as it marches on to both Christian and secular university campuses, churches, and youth events literally from one end of the country to another.