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  • Overparenting - Can There Be Such A Thing?

    ?????????????????????????????????When did it happen that the merit of a person became based on the success of his or her children? I must have missed that switch, but I see it around me every day - parents who have nothing to say that is not about...

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  • Top 50 Health 2.0 Blogs

    I would like to thank RN Central for including Healthline’s Health Matters as one of the top 50 health blogs! I am honored to be a part of a team that was included with the other wonderful groups on this list.As many of you may know, using technol...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Impact of Asking Sensitive Questions About Violence

    Warning: Research-Related Post FollowsSurveys asking about sensitive topics must include youth to provide accurate prevalence estimates and to guide prevention and intervention efforts. A recent article by Ybarra, et. al. (2009) in the Journal of ...

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  • Thank You - Grand Rounds 5.25

    Thank you Doc Gurley at Posts From an Insane Healthcare System for hosting Grand Rounds 5.25 this week and including the post about the similarities between improvisation and parenting teens from Teen Health 411.The live broadcast last night was e...

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  • Stanford Here We Come!

    How does free tuition sound to you parents of high school students? Well it is true! On Wednesday, February 20, 2008 Stanford announced that families earning less than $100,000 a year will not have to pay tuition for their children to attend Stanf...

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About the Author

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

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