Louisiana Coroner Warns Counterfeit Pills Are Making US Dangerous for Teens, Plaguing His Community
South Louisiana’s coroner has warned that deadly counterfeit pills are making America dangerous for teenagers and that fake medications are plaguing his community. “This is probably the most dangerous time to be a teenager here in America,” Dr. Charles Preston, the coroner in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, told Fox News. “Teenagers think they’re getting one drug for […]
Alabama Cites Supreme Court Abortion Decision in Transgender Youth Case
Just days after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Alabama has cited that ruling in a bid to outlaw parents from obtaining puberty blockers and certain other medical treatment for their transgender children. The citation came in an appeal by Alabama’s attorney general seeking to lift a federal court injunction that partially blocked […]
Florida to Potentially Restrict Medicaid Coverage for Transgender Drugs, Surgery for Youth
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s administration has taken steps toward a potential restriction of the state’s Medicaid coverage for transgender substances or transgender surgery for youth, saying that there was “insufficient evidence” for such approaches to treat gender dysphoria. The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), which is responsible for regulating Medicaid in the state, issued a 46-page […]
China Youth Unemployment Hits Record High
China’s unemployment rate for young people is hitting record highs. A record 10 million university students will also graduate in 2022 and flood the labor market. It will be very difficult for these students to find a job. What’s the cause? NTD spoke with Ethan Yang, a China expert and economic analyst, to learn more.
Teacher Warns of Troubled Next Generation; Tackling Digital Addiction
Today’s youth are shockingly unhappy and spending their time in some troubling ways, including deep inside their cellphones. That’s what Jeremy Adams says after 24 years in the classroom and in his new book, “Hollowed Out: A Warning About America’s Next Generation.” Then, in America Q&A, we ask if you think you spend too much time […]
Retired Firefighter Helps At-Risk Youth
A retired Chicago firefighter started a nonprofit program to get at-risk youth off the streets and learning practical skills. His goal is to give them a better chance in life, but he tells NTD of the program’s struggles during the pandemic.
Teen Mental Health an Urgent Issue: Youth Organization
For mental health awareness month, a prominent student organization is highlighting the mental health crisis young Americans are going through. They are also giving parents tips on how to support their kids over the summer.