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This Dad’s ‘Feminist Father’ Shirt Went Viral

A change of pace from the dad-waiting-up-with-a-shotgun stereotype: A photo of a New Jersey dad wearing a feminist T-shirt has gone viral, with many expressing support for its message. Kristine Speare…

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Teenage Yogis: Fostering Peace in the Face of Rising Violence

Can yoga and meditation help a teenager struggling with the death of a parent or violence in his community? Juquille Johnston was six years old when his father was shot and killed in the streets of …

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Migraines: They Are Not Just For Adults Anymore

Stupid question: Do children still fake illnesses in an effort to get attention or, more likely, to get out of having to do something they dislike. Of course they must. The practice (or art, should I …

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Sorry, iPods are not the New Bong: Debunking i-Dosing

I just tried to get high, but it didn't work. While an admission like this would usually get me into some trouble, or at least elicit some disapproval from readers and editors alike, in this case,…

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Textual Harassment: “Sexting” and Teen Sexuality

When I was a preadolescent boy, I had a "relationship" with a neighborhood girl of the same age. We would ride bikes together, play Clue, talk about UFOs, build elaborate houses out of blocks, argue p…

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