Tag Archives: Girls

Lack of sleep is more of a problem for teen girls than social media

By Jessica Hamzelou For teen girls, exercise and sleep may have more impact on mental health than social mediaSladic/Getty Social media isn’t necessarily bad for teens’ mental health – it only causes problems for girls when it interferes with sleep and exercise or enables cyberbullying. Boys don’t seem to be affected in the same way.… Read More »

19 solo travel tips from Instagram’s hottest adventure girls

Solo travel is soaring, especially for women, which is why we asked the hottest adventure girls on social media for their travel tips Solo female travel is a hot topic. Anyone with even a passing interest in Instagram culture will have noticed the growing popularity of gorgeous landscapes with a striking commonality: mountaintops, forests, deserted… Read More »

Know Your Girls: Breast cancer survivor diagnosed at 16 shares her story to help Black women save their own lives

Know Your Girls is committed to educating Black women about breast cancer. As part of their campaign to educate and inform Black women about their cancer risks, they connected TheGrio with Nikia Hammonds-Blakely, a survivor who was diagnosed at 16 years old. “I was in the shower one morning getting ready for school and I felt the… Read More »

Suicide Rates Climb Among Young Girls

Studies show that more young males than females take their own lives. But new findings published in JAMA Network Open reveal that suicide rates are disproportionately increasing among female youth compared with their male counterparts, reports Nationwide Children’s Hospital. For the study, researchers at this medical institution investigated suicide trends among young people ages 10… Read More »

Girls’ Online Sex Experience May Spur Risk Offline

By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The types of sexual experiences girls have on the internet can help predict the kinds of risk they face offline, including HIV infections, physically violent relationships and sexual assault, new research suggests. “Girls are under immense pressure to prove themselves to be sexually… Read More »