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  • Thank You - Grand Rounds 5.52

    Thank you to Dr. Bates at Suture for a Living for hosting Grand Rounds 5.52 this week and including a post about the influence of parents' alcohol use on the substance abuse of teens from Teen Health 411.This week was a great reading experience to...

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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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  • Reasons for Unprotected Sexual Intercourse

    The May issue of the journal Contraception includes an article about the reasons teens are participating in unprotected intercourse, which in the United States leads to the highest rates of sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnanci...

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  • Fashion Bullies in Middle School

    The Wall Street Journal recently included an article about fashion bullies by Vanessa O'Connell that I really enjoyed, in a sick, kind of irritated beyond belief kind of way. The article talked about the fact that adolescent girls have long used f...

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  • Women and Sleep

    There was an interesting article 7/3/08 in Ms.Magazine by Gayle Greene suggesting that trouble sleeping may be related to fluctuating hormones, which can be more difficult to deal with than usual, at several particular points in a woman's life. In...

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  • Picking The Right High School

    It is the season that all parents and 13 or 14-year old teens are trying to decide if their local public high school is right choice for their family, and if not, which private schools they can, and will, apply for.If you have opened this can of w...

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  • Thank You - Grand Rounds 5.24

    Thank you David Williams at Health Business Blog for hosting Grand Rounds 5.24 this week and including a post from Teen Health 411 about the health concerns of young adults.My favorite part of this week was the Freak Show section - lots of great s...

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  • Thank You - Grand Rounds 6.1

    Thanks to Colin at Residency Notes for hosting Grand Rounds 6.1 this week and including the post from Teen Health 411 about bullying!This week was really interesting, I loved the video segment and the birthday theme was fun, too! I am feeling the ...

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  • Thank You - Grand Rounds 6.10

    Thank you Rich Elmore at Healthcare Technology News for hosting Grand Rounds 6.10 this week and including a post from Teen Health 411 about primary care doctors assessing depressed teens readiness for treatment.This week was a fun way to start the...

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  • Recovery From the Election

    OK I admit that I have been uncommonly depressed since the election Tuesday - as my lack of posts may indicate - although the lack of pictures undermines my motivation, as well.Do not get me wrong, I am thrilled to have a black man as president, h...

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

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