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Acne

Number FS001

What is acne? Acne occurs when the pores of the skin become clogged with oil; Bacteria become trapped in the pore and irritate the skin and hair follicle; The irritation around the plugged pore and h...

January 2009

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Acquaintance and Date Rape

Number FS002

What is rape or sexual assault? Any genital, oral, or anal penetration without consent (permission) is rape. Rape is a crime. Nothing a person does justifies being raped. Inappropriate touching also ...

January 2009

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Alcohol Use

Number FS003

What should you know about alcohol use? Alcohol is the drug most often used and abused by teenagers; Alcohol use includes beer, wine, wine coolers, hard liquor, and mixed drinks; Alcohol is a chemica...

January 2009

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Alcohol Use-A Fact Sheet for Parents

Number FS028

As parents or guardians of teenagers, what should you know about alcohol use? Alcohol is the drug most often used and abused by teenagers; Alcohol use includes beer, wine, wine coolers, hard liquor,...

January 2009

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Body Art

Number FS004

What is Body Art? Body art includes piercing, tattooing, and branding; Body art for decoration or rituals goes back thousands of years; In recent years, media stars and professional athletes have ma...

January 2009

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Contraception

What is contraception? Contraception or birth control helps stop you from becoming pregnant. Each month an egg is released from the female ovary (ovulation). If the egg is met by a sperm, the egg can...

January 2010

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Depression

Number FS006

What is depression? Depression is a set of feelings of sadness, loss of pleasure, helplessness, and hopelessness that persist over time, for at least 2 weeks. Depression can be linked to alcohol ...

January 2009

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Depression - A Fact Sheet for Parents

Number FS029

What is depression? Depression is a set of feelings of sadness, loss of pleasure, helplessness, and hopelessness that persist over time, for at least 2 weeks. Depression can be associated with al...

January 2009

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Do You Have an Adolescent Girl in Your Family

We care about her health. Girls should first visit a gynecologist for health promotion, education, and prevention when they are 13–15 years old. Most girls do not need a pelvic examination at this ti...

January 2009

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Driving Safety - A Fact Sheet for Teens and Parents

Number FS007

Why is auto safety an issue for teenagers? Motor vehicle accidents (car crashes) are the number one cause of death among young people aged 16–20 years Motor vehicle accidents are a significant cause ...

January 2009

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