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“Eating disorders spreading to younger kids”

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This December 28, 2014, Lancaster Online article talks about eating disorders surfacing in teens and preteens an estimate in the article says that the out of every 100 kids there is a chance of finding a couple of kids with some form of eating disorder.  Until recently it was felt that eating disorders were predominately seen in older teens or college aged young adults.

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“What parents need to know about teenagers’ mental health issues”

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This December 9, 2014 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article talks about things parents of teens should be aware of if they have teens as they navigate their way to adulthood.

“How can I talk to my child about underage drinking?”

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This January 22, 2014 Healthy Kids Blog post found on the Philly.com website talks about an online tool that can help parents learn ways to open lines of communication with their teens about underage drinking.

 

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“Teens’ Mental Disorders Often Untreated in U.S., Study Finds”

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English: Image for mental health stubs, uses two psych images – psychiatry (medicine) and psychology (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This November 21, 2013 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about the need for better, mental health care for teens in the United States by the appropriate professionals.

 

 

 

“Exercise May Help Ease Depression in Teens: Study”

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This Health Day article found on the Philly.com website on November 10, 2013 talks about research that indicates exercise is beneficial to teens diagnosed with depression.  The research shows a decrease in the severity of depression in teens who exercise.

“Walking Cure: Strolls Can Help Teen Smokers to Quit”

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This April 9, 2012 article on the TIME Health & Family website talks about a recent study that indicates an increase in physical activity may be helpful for teens to quit smoking.

 

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