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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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  • Teens and HIV Vaccine Trials

    Young americans are challenged to "be the generation" that ends the AIDS epidemic.The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), one of the National Institutes of Health, recently announced the launch of the "Be The Generation"...

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  • Teens & Porn

    The other day on Ypulse Meredith cited a study (done by CyberSentinel which sells software to block websites and monitor their kid's use of the Internet) reporting that British teens watch an average of 87 hours of porn per year. Hopefully this is...

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  • Emergency Contraception Survey

    Want to participate in an online survey about emergency contraception? Heather Munro Prescott, PhD at Central Connecticut State University would like to hear about your experiences with emergency contraception. If you participate, any and all pers...

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  • Finding a First Job as a Teen

    So you want a car, insurance, summer camp, college spending money, an expensive pair of shoes, new skis, a class ring, prom tickets, a ski trip, or one of a million other things that might not fit into your family's budget. What is a teen to do?Sa...

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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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  • Are Males Dominant, Disconnected, and Dangerous?

    Here is a little more evidence to help you monitor what your kids are being exposed to at home or day care, via movies. A 2006 research brief commissioned by the See Jane Program at Dads & Daughters suggests that G-rated movies are portraying ...

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  • My Kid is Going To College!

    OMG! WTF? Are you kidding? I am not ready! Those 17 years sure blew by fast - I still remember singing to her while rubbing my pregnant belly! How the heck will we all manage? I take it all back - encouraging independence, providing a great educat...

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  • Thank You - Grand Rounds 5.4

    Thank you to the wife and mother blogger at Notes of an Anesthesioboist for including the post from Teen Health 411 about Native American Women & Sexual Abuse in Grand Rounds 5.4.This week was a wonderful read and reminder that we all do our b...

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

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