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Teen health and development

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How does social pressure affect the self image of teen girls?
Nobody’s perfect, but media aimed at teen girls often makes them think they should be. Psychologist ...

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How should I monitor my teen's social networking use?
No, you’re not spying when you monitor your teen’s social networking activity. Psychologist Jennifer...

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Conditions That May Accompany ADHD
Learn how to recognize ADHD-related disorders.

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Words as Weapons: What Is Bullycide and How Concerned Should We Be?
There are over 100 suicides per day in the US, and one cause is contributing greatly.

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5 Ways to Help Your Kids Cope With Violence in the News
Exposure to violence can cause fright, worry and aggression in kids. These tips can help.

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How to Emotionally Support Your Chronically-Ill Child
Kids may not understand illness and too often blame themselves.

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8 Study Snacks That Make Kids Smarter
Ask any kid, whether second-grader or swaggering senior, and you'll hear the same claim: Stud...

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Does Your Child Need Mental Health Help? 7 Signs You Shouldn't Ignore
One in every five US children between the ages of 13 and 18 have a mental illness.

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How do I talk to my mom about taking birth control pills?
Ellen Rome, MD, provides some strategies on how a teen girl can talk to her mother about taking birt...