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  • Reaching Adults - Teens Text Questions About Sex

    As if we needed any more indications that the sexuality education we teach in schools might not be working, the latest place for teens to find answers to their questions is via cell phone.In spite of web sites that allow teens to ask anonymous que...

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  • How To Help Teens Handle Test Stress

    The junior year of high school includes a huge number of tests including midterms, finals, AP exams, SAT tests that all contribute to which colleges a teen will get into. The pressure is intense and even the mellowest teen will experience at leas...

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  • A History of Manga

    For all of you parents who are asking "what is Manga," this post is for you. Manga is Japanese comics, and anime is Japanese animation. The West has always liked Japanese pop culture, from the Godzilla movies of the 1950's, through Speed Racer in ...

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  • Financial Fitness for Teens and Preteens

    According to the Summer, 2007 magazine called On Investing: Strategies & Ideas for Clients of Charles Schwab and a 2003 Harris Poll, preteen members of Generation Y (those born between 1982 and 1995) spend more than $19.1 billion annually, 87%...

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  • It Is Not Too Late: Get Your Flu Shots!

    People, people, people, this is going to be a nasty flu season - so please, make sure your entire family has had their seasonal and H1N1 flu shots! A recent study by the Stanford University School of Medicine suggests that providing flu shots in O...

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  • Expanded Learning Time in Schools

    The Center for American Progress published an interesting report about expanded learning by Elena Rocha on August 28, 007. Given how many educational reforms I could suggest to enhance the well-being and health of teens, it surprised me that Ms. R...

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  • Halloween Tips From Healthline

    Imagine spooky Halloween picture right here!I am so sorry that Blogger has been down all week and that you cannot see the lovely photos that should accompany the last few posts! I will add them once Blogger is behaving again - I promise! Seven T...

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  • Child Internet Safety

    I know that there is a lot of information out there on Internet Safety, however, no amount of coverage is overkill if we prevent one child or teen from being exploited on the Internet. As parents and professionals from a different generation, we ...

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  • The ABCs of Healthy Teen Relationships

    There is a great new resource at We're Talking Teen Health about healthy teen relationships, called The ABCs of Healthy Relationships. This new section of We're Talking was created by Julia Ransohoff and other teens and young adults with a grant f...

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  • Happy Holidays From Teen Health 411!

    ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?Good morning everyone and happy holidays! Wherever you are today and whomever you are with, I want to send blessings for health and joy to you and your loved ones!As amazing as it is, this month we have...

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About the Author

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

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