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Bail hearings are underway for the eight teenage girls charged in the murder of a man in Toronto. (Shutterstock)

The young ages of the girls charged in the swarming death of a man in Toronto may affect trial outcomes

Eight teen girls are charged in the stabbing death of a homeless man in Toronto. Research shows that jurors tend to respond when the perpetrator of a crime is or appears to be younger.
The transition from the supportive world of pediatric care to the adult system can be challenging for teens learning to manage chronic health conditions on their own. Shutterstock

Teens with chronic conditions face challenges and risks when they age out of pediatric rheumatology care

Aging out of the supportive world of pediatric care at a vulnerable time in life can pose risks to teens with chronic health conditions as they enter the resource-strapped adult care system.
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What is BookTok, and how is it influencing what Australian teenagers read?

Pre-pandemic, reading rates among teenagers were falling. But BookTok, a subculture of social media platform TikTok, has made teens read more often – and influences what they read. Here’s how it works.
In online communities, people can explore their interests – even if they’re not common ones. tomass2015/iStock/Getty Images Plus via Getty Images

What teens see in closed online spaces like the Discord app

Initially a service to let gamers voice and text chat while playing, most of Discord’s current users build and maintain online communities – though not always very big ones.
Today, teens are often seen as troublesome and difficult. Ancient Roman writers also described adolescence as a period of “hooliganism and debauchery.” (Shutterstock)

Bones and teeth help reveal whether teenagers have always been a source of worry for their parents

Teens across millennia have yearned to explore, try new things and participate in risky behaviours. The key difference, however, seems to be the experience of a rebellion or restlessness.

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