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  • Baby Sitting Rules & Conversation

    If you have teenagers, chances are good that they babysit, and it is very common for families to have rules about babysitting. For example, while babysitting teens should:not have friends over or talk to friends on the phone;not babysit until afte...

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  • Grand Rounds 3.23: Thank You

    I would like to thank Dinosaur at Musings of a Dinosaur for hosting Grand Rounds 3.23 and for including my post about the sexualization of young girls.Photo credit: web_guy94301Tags: Healthline, teen health, Grand Rounds

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  • Thank You - Grand Rounds 3.42

    I want to thank Tara C. Smith at Aetiology for hosting Grand Rounds 3.42 this week and including my post about adolescent reproductive health. This week was a little sobering, but the link to the medical images was great.Photo credit: web_guy94301...

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  • Thank You - Grand Rounds 5.13

    Thanks to Laurie Edwards at A Chronic Dose for hosting Grand Rounds 5.13 this week and including a post from Teen Health 411 about how parents can foster the Developmental Assets that help teens succeed as adults.This week included some great post...

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  • Report About Childrens Exposure To Violence

    The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) recently released a report on the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), which provides the first real estimates of the nature and extent of violence in the l...

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  • Suggestions for Dealing with the Virginia Tech Tragedy

    The events at Virginia Tech shattered everyone's normal sense of urgency as we race towards the end of the school year hoping to participate in events or finish projects and papers. The normal routine may seem less significant in light of this tr...

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  • Movie Review: New Moon

    oooh la la I am so tired this morning because ... of course, we had to see New Moon at 12:05 AM this morning. Luckily the theater let us arrive two hours early and sit waiting cozily inside, doing homework, reading and listening to the chatter of ...

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  • I Won't Grow Up! Part 2

    I promised follow-up, and here it is, although not very dramatic. The weekend arrived, and of course, the list remained undone, but my resolute teen started on the list, and stayed focused for about four hours. She then took a break and enjoyed wa...

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  • Your Sex Health

    Please take some time to check out this new and really informative website, Your Sex Health, from the Key Centre for Women's Health in Society in the School of Population Health, at The University of Melbourne, Australia.If you have, or know, youn...

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  • Menstruation Rituals

    What do female teens do to relieve menstrual discomfort? There have to be a million brilliant ideas out there from young women who have tried-and-true methods of relieving the bloating, cramps, mood swings, and tiredness that sometimes accompany p...

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

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