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Teenagers Taking Off For Summer Could Mean Running Away

While the summer months mean time off from school for teenagers, it also means more time spent at home. While on the surface most of us cherish the idea of more family time, teenagers can see it as torture, more rules, more chores, more criticism. From their perspective, they may as well be in school.

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Meningitis C Is Risk Factor For 20 Percent Of Teens

Observational study explores Seroprotection against serogroup C meningococcal disease in 11-33 years olds in the United Kingdom and find that one in five adolescents aged 11-13 years appear to have inadequate protection against meningitis C and a booster dose of vaccine may therefore be needed to sustain protection amongst teenagers.

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What If Cyberbullying Happens To Your Teen

Cyberbullying, using the Internet, cell phones, or another type of communication technology to hurt or embarrass others, is an increasingly common problem among today's youth. In a recent study conducted by the National Crime Prevention Council and Harris Interactive Inc., more than 43% of teens ages 13-17 have experienced cyberbullying within the past year.

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