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  • Thank You - Grand Rounds 5.39

    Thank you Ryan DuBosar at ACP Internist for hosting Grand Rounds 5.39 this week and including a post from Teen Health 411 reminding teens to keep shoes on their feet this summer.This week was really interesting. The article about mattresses was in...

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  • Internet-Based Hotline to Counsel Abused Young People

    The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN.org) has run an anti-sexual-assault telephone hotline for 14 years. Trained operators for RAINN do not press callers for revealing information but connect a person to a local resource, counselor...

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  • Vaginal Discharge: What Teens Should Know

    In my other life, as the manager of the We're Talking Teen Health web site, the PAMF doctors and I answer a lot of questions about vaginal discharge, so here are some facts I think all teen girls (and maybe even boys) should know!First, and most i...

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  • Thank You - Grand Rounds 4.47

    Thank you Daniel Goldberg at Medical Humanities Blog for hosting Grand Rounds 4.47 this week and including a post about ACL injuries from Teen Health 411.This week was very diverse and the posts were interesting to read. I liked the personal state...

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  • Grand Rounds 3.31: Thank You

    I want to thank Liana at Med Valley High for hosting Grand Rounds 3.31 this week and including my review of "Totally Wired" by Anastasia Goodstein. This week had some great posts included.Photo credit: web_guy94301Tags: Healthline, teen health, el...

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  • Hair Removal and Beauty

    Oh please! As parents everywhere are trying to combat the media pressure on tween and teen girls to be obsessed with their bodies - Nair is promoting hair removal as part of "growing up." The Nair Pretty web site starts "It's not that you're obses...

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  • Congress Extends Funding for Abstinence Education

    Recently House members voted 291-126 to extend the Title V Community-Based Abstinence Education funding through September 30 after the program lapsed June 30 when the House failed to act on the measure, which is tied to the Transitional Medical As...

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  • Bonding Over Books with Your Teens

    Calling all parents who want to share a good book with their teenager (I only know girls who are gaga about these books) - here is a series for you! Three lovely books about a 17-year old girl who finds herself in love with a vampire! Brimming wit...

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  • The Role of Fathers in HIV Education for Adolescent Boys

    A recent study (conducted with 277 fathers and sons) published in the American Journal of Public Health titled "REAL Men: A Group-Randomized Trial of an HIV Prevention Intervention for Adolescent Boys," reported that boys whose fathers participate...

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  • Thank You - Grand Rounds 6.7

    Thanks for Emily McGee at crzegrl, flight nurse for hosting Grand Rounds 6.7 this week and including a post from Teen Health 411 about Resources for Sexually Minority Youth.This week was really diverse - spanning poetry, rattlesnakes and mistakes ...

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

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