Thank You - Grand Rounds 5.51
Thank you to Medic 999 for hosting Grand Rounds 5.51 this week and including a post about Rehab for Internet Addicts from Teen Health 411.This week was huge - even with two parts! It will likely take me all day to finish reading my favorites! I pa...
Why Do College Students Have Unprotected Sex?
Ever wondered why it is that young adults between the ages of 18 and 25, including college students, engage in high levels of unprotected sexual activity despite relatively high rates of HIV/STI and pregnancy-related knowledge?A recent article in ...
Grand Rounds 3.13 Thank You
I would like to thank Mother Jones from Nurse Ratched's Place for hosting this week's wonderful Grand Rounds 3.13 and including my post on encouraging teens to be involved in the holidays.Holiday Blessings!Photo credit: ajbear
Thank You - Grand Rounds 3.42
I want to thank Tara C. Smith at Aetiology for hosting Grand Rounds 3.42 this week and including my post about adolescent reproductive health. This week was a little sobering, but the link to the medical images was great.Photo credit: web_guy94301...
Movie Review: New Moon
oooh la la I am so tired this morning because ... of course, we had to see New Moon at 12:05 AM this morning. Luckily the theater let us arrive two hours early and sit waiting cozily inside, doing homework, reading and listening to the chatter of ...
I Won't Grow Up! Part 2
I promised follow-up, and here it is, although not very dramatic. The weekend arrived, and of course, the list remained undone, but my resolute teen started on the list, and stayed focused for about four hours. She then took a break and enjoyed wa...
Your Sex Health
Please take some time to check out this new and really informative website, Your Sex Health, from the Key Centre for Women's Health in Society in the School of Population Health, at The University of Melbourne, Australia.If you have, or know, youn...
Thank You - Grand Rounds 6.8
Thank you Louise Norris at Health Insurance Colorado for hosting Grand Rounds 6.8 this week and including a post from Teen Health 411 about what teens want from parents.This week was really diverse, interesting, and downright odd in the case of th...
Facebook Users Are Older
This little bit of information (from InsideFacebook.com)may actually impact your decision to let your 14-year old have a Facebook page. It seems that Facebook users are getting older. To be precise, of Facebook users in the United States:12% are...
I do not know if I am the only one, but after "baby boomers," of which I am one, I have trouble defining the generations, so I wandered over to Wikipedia to get some clarity. Here are some definitions to help others struggling with "who is who!"Gr...