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Back-to-School Anxiety: A Parent’s Guide

Back-to-School anxiety hits students of all ages. But you and your children don't have to suffer in silence. Dr. Victor Schwartz, associate professor of psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine and…

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Just In Time For Prom: KFC Unveils A ‘Drumstick Corsage’

What's more romantic than the smell of ... a fried chicken drumstick? Not much, KFC hopes. The chicken-chain king has teamed up with a Louisville, Ky., florist to offer a corsage for prom dates that c…

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Most Teens Have No Sex Education Before Losing Virginity

The number of teens aged 15 to 17 giving birth continues to drop, but that group still delivers 1,700 babies a week in the US, reports NBC News. That's way too many, says the CDC, which thinks part of…

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Obese Teens & Their Invisible Eating Disorders

An alarming new trend has come to light following the release of an article in the October issue of Pediatrics. According to researchers from the Mayo Clinic, teens who have a history of obesity of be…

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De-Stressing Mom is a Gift for the Whole Family

By Deborah Rozman and Sara Childre Many would argue there is no bigger responsibility in life than being a mother. And while kids can bring untold joy, meaning and fulfillment into their momsí live…

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Why Alcohol Attracts Teenagers

It was the summer of 1957 when I pulled out the bottle of vodka that I had purloined from the place my alcoholic father had hidden it. He was a binger and when he drank he was a nightmare. So when he …

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How to Teach Kids to Access Their Inner Wisdom

Dear One, Earlier this year I was humbled to find myself on stage in front of about 100 girls and teens talking about connecting with your Inner Wisdom and my book, Big Fat Lies Women Tell Themselv…

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7 Tips for Building Tolerance in Children

Intolerance is a thread that weaves its way through human relations until it is broken by those who can look into each otherís hearts without prejudice and fear.† Our race, religion, ethnicity, gende…

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Headphone-Wearing Pedestrians at Risk

Injuries to pedestrians wearing headphones have more than tripled in six years, say researchers from the University of Maryland. Headphone-wearing pedestrians often cannot hear train whistles or car h…

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Teens Go Greener With 30 Day Eco-Challenge

Every day it's a struggle to live in an environmentally-conscious manner. Limited time, money and energy make it hard for most of us to find the greenest option in every facet of our lives. But a n…

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