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  • I Always Knew Stanford was #1

    When all else fails, and your teen is trying to pick a college, how about checking its Sexual Health Report Card? Each year the Trojan company commissions an independent research firm to rank 139 colleges and universities on the quality of their s...

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  • House of Night Review: Hunted

    Previously I reviewed the Young Adult House of Night Series and I am pleased to tell you that book #5 "Hunted" was released earlier this month. Like everyone else addicted to these books, my daughter and I flew through it, and are now waiting for...

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  • Saving Teens From Suicide

    There is a not a person alive who would not stop a teen from committing suicide if they could. I truly believe this, and yet, another well-loved, smart, productive teenager with his entire life ahead of him has died in my community. His death leav...

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  • Book Review: Can't Buy My Love (How Advertsing Changes the Way We Think and Feel)

    Have I said lately how much I love having a great excuse to read a book? For the last two weeks I told myself "I have to finish that blog post," and I got to read a whole book. As a parent I know it can be hard to make time to read, but this book ...

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  • Happy Thanksgiving Teen Health 411 Readers!

    Blessings to everyone!The holidays are here and with them come the perfect opportunity to embrace what is important, slow down and spend time with the people you love the most.The next month brings extra tasks, visitors, the end of the semester, f...

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  • Finding Time To Connect WIth Older Teens

    As any parent of a teenager knows, it can get extremely hard to find time to share some quality time, especially with juniors or seniors in high school, and during this time of year. With the school year ending, SAT tests, SAT subject tests, AP ex...

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  • Treating the Whole Person

    The habits we form from childhood make no small difference, but rather they make all the difference. - AristotleIn education and medicine we struggle to educate and treat the whole person, because it is the whole person walking through a day, a d...

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  • 4th Annual Conference About Best Practices in Bullying Prevention

    The 4th Annual Conference about Best Practices in Bullying Prevention will be held in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida November 5th-8th, 2007. Stop Bullying Now puts forth the following steps to reduce bullying in your school, based in art on Limber, S.P. ...

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  • Is Your Parenting Ready For College?

    We spend a lot of time worrying about whether our teens are ready for college, but in fact, it is as much about whether we, as parents, are prepared. We have spent all of their life providing opportunities for growth, fun, and exploration, helped ...

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  • Drug, Alcohol Use Leveling Off Among Teens in California

    Results from the 11th Biennial California Student Survey, sponsored by the attorney general's office, the state Department of Education and the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, reported a leveling off in teen drug and alcohol use, but a co...

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

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