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#prolife #prochoice #parents #teens Planned Parenthood's Talking Points-What they tell students&clients-The BIG LIE by Patty .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 Apr 2011 7:37pm This is what Planned Parenthood tells their clientele&students? Planned Parenthood talking points:Science is not truth but opinion? What's in a body can't function outside it's host? They want focus on birth control not science,like images given when human life begins;a fetus is like a virus attacking you? S ... Read on »
FDA’s Plans to Lower Sodium Content, the Increase of Smokeless Tobacco Use Among Teens Named Best/Worst Prevention Ideas o by Partnership for Prevention Posted Tue 27 Apr 2010 10:24am The Food and Drug Administration’s plans to gradually reduce the amount of salt consumed each day by Americans was named the “Best Prevention Idea of the Week,” while the rise in use of smokeless tobacco, chewing tobacco and snuff by teens in recent years was named the “Worst Prevention Idea of the Week." The “Best/Worst” awards are announced ... Read on »
Voicing My Choices - Advance Care Planning for Adolescents by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy Posted Tue 09 Oct 2012 5:38pm Aging with Dignity, the creator and distributor of the nationally-known "Five Wishes" advance directive, today introduced " Voicing My Choices ," the nation's first advance care planning guide specifically designed for adolescents and young adults. The new document was created based on findings from researchers at the National Institute ... Read on »
Teenagers, especially girls, are... by Shelley .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 3:43pm Teenagers, especially girls, are vulnerable to the messages conveyed by the media about the -ideal- body weight. During the teenage years a girl will experiment on what looks good on her using fashion magazines and other celebrities as a guide to achieving the perfect body. Dieting for Teens What people need to know is that what works fo ... Read on »
Prom Checklist and Tips for Teens and Parents by RaisingTeens Posted Wed 22 Apr 2009 12:00am Apr 22, 2009 by Vanessa Van Petten | Categories , , , , , , , , , , I wore a burgundy, floor-length halter dress, gold dangle earrings, jasmine perfume. My date sported a black tux with silver cufflinks and a white shirt. On my wrist a white corsage, my hair in a loose chignon. We had 8pm dinner reservations ... Read on »
Connections in News, Media, and Research: Teen Read Week Edition by CMCH Posted Mon 15 Oct 2012 12:00am In honor of Teen Read Week (October 14-20), we are highlighting some recent news and studies available in our database that are related to children/adolescents and literacy, reading, books, and magazines. The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) sponsors Teen Read Week and has a website that will let you le ... Read on »
How to Make Sure Teens Party Sober by Vanessa Van Petten Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 5:09pm How can parents keep tabs while still letting their kids have fun?  Here are some tips I give to parents when their kids are traveling with other teens or away from home: 1) Set Check In Times With the recent disappearances and kids being in foreign locations with people who want to take advantage of a bunch of rowdy, drunk, unaware, wealt ... Read on »
Teen’s Answer Fitness Questions by Vanessa Van Petten Patient Expert Posted Tue 11 Nov 2008 11:18am Question: My daughter is overweight and most of her friends are not. I do not want to make her too self-conscious about her weight and tell her what not to eat but I am at a loss as to what to do. If you want your kids to become interested in exercise, it is important for them to see you participating in exercise.Kids remember and are very con ... Read on »
Teens and the Sexual Revolution: A Positive Shift [Teen Article] by Vanessa Van Petten Patient Expert Posted Tue 14 Jul 2009 10:13pm Edleen is a well-rounded 16 year old from Los Angeles , CA who enjoys music, swimming, laughing, drawing, speaking her mind and will some day work in the U.S. government. Living in the area known as South Central Los Angeles in California, it was extremely common to see a pregnant girl in her teens. Often rumors were spread about her sexual a ... Read on »
How Late Should Teens Sleep In? by Take Root and Write .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 09 Nov 2009 10:01pm "Wake up! You don't want to sleep the day away!" I chided the lump in my teenager's bed. There was no response, only a muffled groan. My idea of morning and Shine's idea of morning are two completely different things. In Shine's world, to wake up too early in the morning leads to mourning! What should I do? Should I let her sleep in as l ... Read on »