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  • Thank You: Grand Rounds 3.52

    Thank you Kerri at Six Until Me for hosting Grand Rounds this week and including my post about Hooking Up. This week was really fun to read - I laughed and cried - and I appreciate the effort it must take to host Grand Rounds.Photo Credit: web_guy...

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  • Thank You - Grand Rounds 5.40

    Thanks to Flo & Bo at Florence dot com for hosting Grand rounds 5.40 this week and including a post about giving teens purpose and hope. Teens can use all of the help they can get these days!This week was beautifully put together and included ...

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  • What Motivates Teens to Have Sex

    A recent article in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health (2006) by Ott, Millstein, Ofner, & Halpern-Felsher, explored relationship goals and positive expectations about sex with 637 ninth graders. These researchers concluded that th...

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  • What Are Your Priorities?

    I was really struck last month on vacation by how much I loved having unstructured time with my daughters and in comparison how much of our time together during the school year happens while on the way to medical or dental appointments, school act...

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  • Thank You: Grand Rounds 3.51

    Thank you Dr. Joshua Schwimmer at Efficient MD for hosting this week and including my post about Teens and Health Care in Grand Rounds 3.51. It was an eclectic group of posts and some interesting reading!Photo Credit: web_guy94301Tags: Healthline,...

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  • Unhooked: Book Review by: Leigha Winters, college student

    Recently, I read a thought-provoking book that Nancy Brown recommended (and reviewed) called Unhooked. Every time I would comment on this book to a friend, it would inevitably spark a fascinating and lively conversation about sex, pleasure, and “...

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  • Metabolic Syndrome and Teens

    As the rates of obesity rise in teens there is also a rise in a cluster of heart disease and diabetes risk factors known as metabolic syndrome. Obese teens are the most likely to have metabolic syndrome, which includes high cholesterol and triglyc...

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  • The Best of the Medical Blogosphere

    Those of you who are regular readers of blogs know that many bloggers link to other bloggers. This is a good way to find more bloggers talking about health information. I wanted to give a note of thanks to the host of this week's "Grand Rounds" fo...

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  • HIV Infection in People Over 50

    To follow up on my post about talking to your grandparents about HIV last month, I wanted to point you to the newest topic on the CDC's HIV/AIDS web page - "Persons Aged 50 and Over."The new site suggests that the increase in the number of people ...

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  • The Changing Face of Teen Health Care

    The habits we form from childhood make no small difference, but rather they make all the difference. - AristotleIf we consider the trends over the last twenty years, teenagers are participating in fewer high risk behaviors. They actually drive sa...

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

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