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SMOKING

Forum for 59.0 Smoking: Host Clara Wagner welcomes Joe Potter from Reality Check as Guest Adult Co-Host and teens from YVOV to discuss Smoking and tobacco use by teens. JOIN THE DISCUSSION COMMENT ON THE BLOG

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Smoking AAE 59.2

Part two of Ask An Expert for episode 59.0 Smoking: Interviewer Clara Wagner is joined by TB staffers Keia Starks and Layne Wall to talk with Vincent Irving from the Truth Initiative & the Truth Campaign, and with Joseph Potter from Reality Check & the American Lung Association about tobacco use, hookah, ecigs and other […]

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Starving Yourself to Achieve the Impossible Figure of Barbie

http://www.stepstorecovery.com/starving-yourself-to-achieve-the-impossible-figure-of-barbie/ Starving Yourself to Achieve the Impossible Figure of Barbie by guest writers Mike Kelly & Amy [Doe] Shockingly, more than two-fifths of girls between first and third grade want to be thinner and more than eight in ten fourth graders are scared of being overweight(1). With these fears starting so young, it is not […]

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Type 2 diabetes: An unexpected slap-down on teenage invincibility

By; Audrey Perkins Type 2 diabetes (T2D), once referred to as adult-onset diabetes, now affects children and adolescents.  While the demographic of individuals living with T2D has expanded, the causes have stayed the same, with increased inactivity, poor dietary choices, and obesity contributing to its widespread occurrence. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports […]

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I’m a Feminist…Hear Me Roar!

I am a feminist, and it’s incredibly unfortunate that the term has such terrible connotations. Yet I won’t pretend for a minute that it wasn’t the feminist movement itself that did it to the term: scrambling the definition with our own confused desires to retain femininity and not have it be synonymous with weakness. However, […]

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