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Teens

Forget Cannabis, The 3 Most Deadly Drugs Are Completely Legal

Regardless of where you stand on marijuana legalization, you have to admit: Marijuana is a fairly harmless drug in comparison to many other entirely legal drugs. While marijuana has 0 attributed death…

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Pool Chemicals Send Thousands to ER

They're meant to enhance summer fun, but if you're not careful, they could result in a trip to the emergency room. As we close in on Memorial Day weekend, people are preparing swimming pools while the…

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Are Food Dyes Damaging Your Child’s Health?

I love the look of fresh food almost as much as the taste. Some people say you eat with your eyes, and I understand this concept. Bright berries, multi-colored tomatoes and corn, and brilliant pumpkin…

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Study Shows Girls Have Always Been Better at School

A new international peer-reviewed study has concluded that over the last century, girls have always outperformed boys to get higher grades in school.  The findings, published in the American Psycholog…

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5 Signs of an Over-Scheduled Child (and What to do About it)

Frequent meltdowns and emotional outbursts are signs of trouble. Soccer, martial arts, scouting, band practice, gymnastics…is your child over-scheduled and stressed out? Dr. Adelle Cadieux, pediatr…

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10 Ways Childhood Bullying Stays With You for Life

Everywhere I turn these days there seems to be another newspaper or online story about childhood bullying and the often tragic effects on children. Too often, a suicide or criminal activity is linked …

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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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E-cigarettes Poisoning Children at Alarming Rate

Be careful what you do with your e-cigarette — it can poison your child. A new study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found a shocking increase in the number of e-cigarette…

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Every 8 Minutes a Child Goes to the ER for This

About every eight minutes, a young child ends up in the emergency room due to medicine poisoning. An alarming 77 percent of the time, the child took medicine that belonged to a parent or grandparent. …

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What Women and Girls Should Know about HIV

What if you had HIV and didn't know it? According to the Office on Women's Health, of the 1.1 million HIV-positive people in the United States, one in four is a woman over the age of 13. It is estimat…

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