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Help with a good teen health site that shows all about teens?

Help with a good teen health site that shows all about teens?

Share several w/teen: Before opting in, a teen might need to be introduced to multiple sites, and parents should check out sites also. The cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/family/kids/ american academy of pediatrics and american college of sports medicine are sites of credible information on fitness, nutrition, health. There are now more resources available through popular websites, apps; parents should see if created by experts. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Sinclair
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Sex Education (Definition)

Knowledge-based programs focus on teaching adolescents about their bodies and their normal functions, as well as provide detailed information about contraceptives and preventing STDs. Research indicates that abstinence-only education without information about contraception does not decrease teen pregnancy rates, but knowledge-based ...Read more


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Does taking powdered creatine monohydrate affect young teen health?

Does taking powdered creatine monohydrate affect young teen health?

It can!: Creatine supplementation is safest when used after puberty. Young bodies are still developing and are more susceptible for to strain and injury while using creatine supplements. They are also at a higher risk of kidney damage if they use it on a consistent basis. Teens may not use creatine responsibly and use should be closely monitored by an adult if used at all. ...Read more

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I am lookin for free materials on teen health and on mental disorders for work. Any ideas?

I am lookin for free materials on teen health and on mental disorders for work. Any ideas?

On-line search: You can go to www.Nimh.Nih.Gov/; mayo clinic as well as just google the terms. Good luck in your search! ...Read more

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Teen health topic about girls: should you wear 2 tampons so you don't make a mess at school?

Teen health topic about girls: should you wear 2 tampons so you don't make a mess at school?

No: This is an adamant no. Having 2 tampons in can increase your risk of toxic shock syndrome - a very serious and life threatening bacterial infection. ...Read more

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How much does teen health effect our middle years health?

How much does teen health effect our middle years health?

Teen Health: Teen health will affect our entire life, not just middle years. Good diet will avoid the epidemic obesity in our country. Physical activity strengthens our body development. Tobacco and excessive alcohol use have long term impact. Sexual transmitted infection may have permanent consequences on our body and reproductive well being. The examples are too numerous to list here. ...Read more

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How much does teen health affect your middle years health?

How much does teen health affect your middle years health?

A fair amount: Clearly, the health patterns and lifestyle choices we adopt in our teen years can have both a positive and negative impact towards your middle years health. All of us should strive to make good health choices, specifically, eating healthy, getting sufficient exercise, avoiding drugs, alcohol and smoking, and develop good sleep patterns to name a few. ...Read more

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How do you think the media has depicted teen health?

How do you think the media has depicted teen health?

Unhealthy: I think that the media, accurately so, has depicted teen health as having issues with obesity, and, therefore, portrayed teens to be unhealthy. ...Read more

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How do you think the media has affected teen health?

How do you think the media has affected teen health?

Media: Media reflects our society in general. Media is one way teens get information, just like family, school etc. There are positive views and there are some that are detrimental to the development of physical, mental, sexual and financial health to teens. Education from authentic sources will teach us how to judge the value of the media reports. Mere information, of course, is not knowledge. ...Read more

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Does taking powdered creatine affect young teen health?

Do not take creatine: Creatine as a supplement has been purported to increase speed and strength in the young athlete. It has been shown to have only a very modest benefit for short bursts of activity but there is great concern about the potential for kidney damage as a result of its use. There are no long-term studies to show that its use is safe. Student athletes should not use it. ...Read more

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Ideas for a teen health club at a high school?

Ideas for a teen health club at a high school?

Lots of things: Healthy eating/drinking to change obesity; sexually transmitted illnesses; effects of teenage pregnancy; drug use (alcohol and cigarette included) and it's harm; fun activities to develop leadership; groups to address teenage issues... ...Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat
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Education (Definition)

Is a form of learning, in which knowledge, skills & habits of people are transferred from 1 generation to the next through teaching, training or research . It has effect on the way one thinks, feels & acts. It is derived from the latin word meaning to ...Read more


Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Teen Health (Definition)

Teen health refers to the health issues that are unique to teens, and commonly relates to sexual activity, drug ...Read more