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  • Meals Matter from the Dairy Council of California

    By 2030, the American Hospital Association estimates that more than 37 million midlife adults will be managing more than one chronic condition such as obesity or diabetes. The Dairy Council of California is providing a three-week self-directed Nut...

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  • Thank You - Grand Rounds 6.24

    Thank you David Williams at Health Business Blog for hosting Grand Rounds 6.24 this week and including the post from Teen Health 411 about how to support seniors receiving college letters this month.This week was an intense read - you were not ki...

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  • Sports and Injuries in Teens - Tennis Elbow

    Tennis elbow or a unilateral collateral ligament (UCL) tear is common in young athletes that play baseball or football and throw javelin, but can occur at any age. This injury seems to occur more in less-skilled players, suggesting that good techn...

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  • It's a Whole New World: Relationships and Sex in the 21st Century

    Information about Teen Sexual Behavior Let me first say, that although we were all teenagers once, our experience was so different than what our teens are experiencing today, that we cannot assume to know anything – and applying the way our parent...

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  • Grand Rounds 3.33: Thank You

    I want to thank TBTAM at The Blog that Ate Manhattan for hosting Grand Rounds 3.33 this week and including my post about Cybersex. This week was really interesting!Photo credit: web_guy94301Tags: Healthline, teen health, cybersex, Internet safety

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  • In Memory of Larry King

    Larry King was murdered on February 12, 2008 at his junior high in Oxnard, CA. Larry was only 15 years old and liked to come to school in makeup, high heels, and earrings. When teased by the other boys, he teased them right back and was confident ...

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  • Family Internet Safety Site

    Google & Common Sense Media have teamed up to launch a new site about family Internet safety. The new site has a great video for parents that includes useful "how to" tips about keeping kids safe while they are browsing the Internet. It shows ...

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  • Sports and Injuries in Teens - Stress Fractures in the Lower Back

    A doctor I work with recently said she was concerned by the increase in lumbar stress fractures she was seeing in young athletes. She said she used to see it mostly in gymnasts but now she was seeing it in teens who play all kinds of sports.We hyp...

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  • What Matters in the College Application

    The junior year in high school has to be some kind of stress-related test for teenagers. The poor kids are trying to get good grades, excel in any sport or extra-curricular they love, select colleges, take the SAT and subject tests, become respons...

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  • Grand Rounds 3.8: Thank You

    I would like to thank Topher from the rumors were true for hosting this week's Grand Rounds and including my post on Consensual Sex or Rape.Photo credit: ajbear

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

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