teens http://kvpr.org en Study Links Access to Parks to Teenage Exercise Habits http://kvpr.org/post/study-links-access-parks-teenage-exercise-habits <p></p><p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A new <a href="http://healthpolicy.ucla.edu/publications/search/pages/detail.aspx?PubID=1189">study</a> from the UCLA Center For Health Policy Research shows that teenagers who live near parks and open space areas are more physically active than those who don't.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">The study also shows that low income teens use parks less, citing safety concerns. Low income teens were also less likely to be active for at least one hour a day.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 30 Mar 2013 00:20:08 +0000 Joe Moore 12893 at http://kvpr.org Study Links Access to Parks to Teenage Exercise Habits Prescription Overdose Deaths By Teens Up, Summit Seeks Solutions http://kvpr.org/post/prescription-overdose-deaths-teens-summit-seeks-solutions <p></p><p class="p1">More teenagers are abusing and dying from prescription drug use.&nbsp; Members of law enforcement, counselors, and prevention specialists gathered in Sacramento for a statewide summit&nbsp;on Thursday to see what can be done to reverse the trend.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p class="p1">Sherrie Rubin and her son, Aaron traveled to Sacramento from San Diego for the summit.&nbsp; They were among the 140 participants.&nbsp; Sherrie says Aaron started abusing pills in high school.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 17:46:13 +0000 Bob Moffitt 4352 at http://kvpr.org Prescription Overdose Deaths By Teens Up, Summit Seeks Solutions