Posts tagged with ‘teens’

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  • Body Image (Children and Teens)

    Many things influence how children see themselves. Parents can play a critical role in helping children develop a positive body…

  • The Dangers of Tanning Beds

    Tanning beds are the source of intense ultraviolet (UV) radiation. They are not safe.

  • The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke

    Just because you aren’t the person smoking the cigarette doesn’t mean it can’t harm you. Secondhand smoke contains more than…

  • Girls and Puberty

    Puberty is a time of changes—both physical and emotional. Helping your daughter understand what’s happening and what to expect is…

  • Teenagers and Headaches

    Nearly 75% of children have reported having a significant headache by age 15. Some are easily treated, while others indicate…

  • Boys and Puberty

    Most boys experience puberty between the ages of 9 and 16. It’s important your son learn about the changes of…

  • Migraines

    A migraine is usually an intense pounding headache that can last for hours or even days. Nausea and vomiting are…

  • Weight-Training and Weight-Lifting Safety

    Your form is a critical part of lifting weights. Your goal should be to lift the appropriate amount of weight…

  • Sex: Making the Right Decision

    Information for teens about deciding whether your ready to have sex, how to deal with peer pressure, and how to…

  • Asperger's Syndrome

    Asperger’s syndrome is a developmental disorder on the autism spectrum that can be diagnosed in children as young as 18…