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Do social networking websites raise my child's risk of substance abuse?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
It is a personal choice - educate the dangers.

In brief: No
It is a personal choice - educate the dangers.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
You cannot prevent your child from interacting with peers in this way, and if you try, you will simply make Junior angry, and rightly so. Give him/her a good example and reasonable guidelines, and chance are that you will have no problems. Letting go of your children to fare on their own is a sorry and a joy -- let Junior know if he/she makes mistakes, you're still there to love & help.
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
This would depend the type of people on the site.
Drug use and experimentation is influenced by peer pressure. You need to know what sites your child is using and monitor the use.

In brief: Depends
This would depend the type of people on the site.
Drug use and experimentation is influenced by peer pressure. You need to know what sites your child is using and monitor the use.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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