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The Six Most Important Decisions For Teens

Sean Covey’s book, The Six Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make, promotes down to earth discussions that resonant with kids.

08/14/2013

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Talking About Weight Loss With Teens

When talking to teens about weight loss, you should talk about “healthy eating”. Just focusing on weight loss could lead to an eating disorder.

07/03/2013

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Teens Report Traumatic Brain Injuries

According to a Canadian study of almost 3000 teenagers, 20% of them said they had traumatic brain injury.

07/01/2013

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Teen Use Of Smokeless Tobacco

The National Youth Tobacco Survey looked at middle and high school students use of smokeless tobacco and found it increased significantly in the 15 to 17-year-old age group.

05/20/2013

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Teens Who Sleep More Weigh Less

Researchers followed adolescents from ages 14 to 18. More sleep was associated with a reduction in average BMI.

04/18/2013

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Teen Behavior Is An Indicator Of Adult Behavior

There is an interesting report from the University of Virginia looking at more than 170 young adults, from age 13 to 23, to study the long-term effects of teenage behaviors.

04/04/2013

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Treating Acne

Acne affects 40 to 50 million people of all ages and races. There is help.

03/22/2013

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Advances In Acne Research

A new study has identified, for the first time, specific strains of bacteria associated with pimples as well as others strains that may protect skin.

03/05/2013

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Children’s Knee Pain

As children grow and develop, their knees grow and they’re actually more prone to having problems with their knees if they grow very rapidly.

02/28/2013

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Teen Athletes Suffer From Overuse Injuries

More and more young athletes who switch from season to season, going from sport to sport are being asked by adults to push harder and harder. The result is overuse injuries that need rehab and treatments, not unlike their adult counterparts.

02/25/2013

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Top Sleep Away Summer Camps For Kids In Philadelphia

These are the top sleep away camps in the Philadelphia area that are sure to provide young adventurers with a summer full of fun and enrichment.

02/22/2013

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Sexting Laws For Teens

Other than the social consequences, if you are a minor who sends explicit pictures of yourself, you face legal consequences as well.

02/21/2013

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Teen Exercise May Ward Off Osteoporosis

A study found that men who participated in athletics in their late teens experience bone building benefits that last for years, even if they’re no longer training intensively.

02/08/2013

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Disappearing Photo Apps May Be Misleading

Thanks to new apps like snapchat or poke, people are able to send what they believe to be self-deleting photos of themselves that disappear in 5 seconds. But those photos could come back to haunt them.

02/06/2013

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High Rate Of Sexually Transmitted Disease Among Teens

According to the CDC, one in four teens between the ages of 14 and 19 has been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease. Now the statistics are startling, but it’s an important message that needed to get out.

08/13/2012

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