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  1. Parents can help children deal with pressures of materialistic world

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the past few years the newspapers have been full of articles on the problems encountered by today's teenagers, such as drug abuse, alcoholism, bullying. Go back 50 years ... or selling drugs. Peer pressure is another problem that teenagers face. As they make their way from childhood to adulthood, many of them struggle to figure out who they are and what they want out ...

  2. A heaven called home

    Posted Apr 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to run away and never come back.' These lyrics are from Ludacris' single Runaway Love featuring Mary J. Blige. When I first heard this song, I was very impressed. Child abuse and drug use among teenagers are mainly caused by family problems. For some children in Hong Kong, home can be hell but they can't run away. A lot of youngsters wander the streets late at night ...

  3. The need for resisting temptations

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Giving in to temptation could lead to serious problems, especially for teenagers. Computer games, cigarettes, alcohol and drugs can be traps that suck teens in and get them addicted. Often peer pressure is to blame. In order to be accepted, teens may take up bad and dangerous habits. Another factor is plain curiosity. Many teenagers are curious about forbidden things. I believe ...

  4. Tragic death that's a warning to us all

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... phrasing and phenomenal range, we realise just how short her career was. She spent the last decade battling drug and alcohol abuse, and the instrument for which she became so beloved by millions ... is not immediately apparent to those who have talent and are snapped up by the entertainment industry. But fame and stardom require a tough schedule. Alcohol, drugs and prescription pills can seem like ...

  5. Blue notes

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... checked out somewhat prematurely, just five days shy of her 74th birthday, although given her history of substance abuse, it's miraculous that she lasted that long. She was nothing ... had the same weakness for drugs and alcohol. That, and the exploitative nature of the music business, produced records and live performances of erratic quality, but at her best she ...

  6. ask toni & josh

    Posted Jan 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but use my computer every day. It's almost like a form of drug abuse, but I don't know how to survive without it. I promised myself I'd shut down my PC by 10 pm every night. ... methods aren't really any of your business. Teenage years are a difficult time for everyone, but especially boys- they just mature later than us. It's quite normal for boys to play up ...

  7. Slash

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... Hamish McKenzie He's kicked drugs, the drink and a couple of bands- namely Velvet Revolver and a little group called Guns N' Roses- but Slash has held on to at least some ... to arena audiences, still making hay from songs that thrilled teenagers and bogans alike 20 years ago. He has his own solo album out now, and it includes an unlikely collaboration with Fergie from ...

  8. Mystery surrounds Elvis' end

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in 1953 by recording two songs at the age of 18. The next year, he had his first hit: That's All Right (Mama). By 1956, Elvis was a massive hit. Teenagers went crazy over songs like Hound ... influence and called his shows 'immoral'. In the 1970s, Elvis' health began to deteriorate. He was addicted to prescription drugs and he began to put on a lot of weight- on a diet ...

  9. Channel hop

    Posted Apr 11th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... with Yvonne Lai April is the month of Easter and Earth Day. It also sees Alcohol Free Weekend and Infants Immunisation Week, as well as month-long promotions of child- abuse prevention ... bites from published stories about the star- the troubled life and eventual suicide of this Gen-X icon (who was plagued not just by drug addiction but also by an undiagnosed chronic intestinal ...

  10. ALBUM (1976)

    Posted Nov 29th 2009, 12:00am by Scott Murphy

    ... inspiration for a teenage Slash, who was so blown away by the release that Guns N' Roses would lift the blueprint a little more than a decade later. Kurt Cobain was a huge fan too, and so were at least 4 million others. As a result, stadiums beckoned, as did a dizzying amount of drugs, which led to the group's first breakup in the early 80s. But when people talk about how Aerosmith ...




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