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  • Book Review: Now What Do I Do? A Guide to Help Teenagers with Their Parents' Separation or Divorce

    Lynn Cassella-Kapusinski wrote this book in 2006 to share her own experiences and help teens deal with the feelings that naturally accompany the family changes that divorce brings with it. She is also the author of "Making Your Way After Your Pare...

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  • Grand Rounds 3.40: Thank You

    I want to thank wandering visitor for hosting Grand Rounds 3.40 this week and including my post about what inspires me. This week was really interesting and gave me an opportunity to get to know more about my fellow bloggers and begin to feel like...

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  • HIV and Your Grandparents

    It may be time for teens or parents to sit grandpa down and talk about HIV prevention. Not for the benefit of the teen, but for the protection of grandpa and grandma. The over-50 crowd is a relatively small part of the at-risk group for HIV and ot...

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  • Environmental Support for Healthy Behavior

    Making changes happen at a community level is usually pretty hard to do, but a community in the Bay Area is off to a good start. Ever heard of a Freikometer? It is a solar-powered tag counter from Frieiker, a Colorado-based program to improve chil...

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  • Emotional Health of Children in the Bay Area

    How emotionally healthy are the children in the San Fransisco Bay Area? Emotional and behavioral health includes self-confidence, the ability to maintain caring relationships, being able to cope with difficulties, being optimistic, and the ability...

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  • This Weeks' Best of Health Matters

    The Health Matters HealthBlog Network consists of a dozen independent and unfiltered medical professionals blogging about the topics that matter to you. Each week, Healthline's Editors select the three top posts from the network to share with all ...

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  • Teen Health and Technology

    As health care gets more expensive and more people are living with chronic disease, each person has to become more responsible for all aspects of his or her health. Health care has to happen not only in clinics, but in schools, communities, famili...

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  • Stroke - Do You Know The Warning Signs?

    The commercials on TV lately that say - "we care - know the signs of a stroke" - have really annoyed me, so I had to go find out what the signs of a stroke are, and teach them to my children, using the acronym "FAST." Face (numbness); Arm (weakne...

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  • Connection

    As a new blogger, I have to admit that it has taken me a while to understand the allure of this particular form of communication. Early on I wondered why, with all the information already available to us in the form of written news, books, magazin...

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  • Cyberbullying and LGBT Youth

    Technology advances have given rise to cyberbullying through Web sites, chat rooms, email, cell phones and instant messaging, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people are frequent targets.A national study completed by researchers a...

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Dr. Brown is a developmental psychologist specializing in adolescent health.

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