US teen birth rates reach all-time low, but higher than other countries

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I’m not usually a cynical person but, believe me, I have heard it all before: “My mother doesn’t want me on the pill.”... Read more

Parents: Spring break advice to your teen

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Whether your teen is anxiously awaiting their departure to a tropical paradise or snow covered peaks, you may be equally anxious about their... Read more

Human trafficking: Stop the victim blaming

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Today’s guest blogger is John Ducoff, executive director of Covenant House Pennsylvania. This is the second in a series on human trafficking... Read more

A wakeup call: Do you know what your child learns online?

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In the 14 years since Michael Bradley, Ed.D., published his bestseller, Yes Your Teen is Crazy, a lot has changed – especially when it... Read more

Mutual consent laws – can we legislate intimate conversations?

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Consent for sex is in the news these days – from Bill Cosby’s acknowledgment to using drugs which removed partners’ capability... Read more

Duggar family scandal: How to prevent sex abuse in your family

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Josh Duggar grew up in a strict Christian household. His father, Jim Bob Duggar, was a former Arkansas state representative who in 2002 said... Read more

Chlamydia: A pop quiz for parents

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Recently, I heard about a chlamydia scare in a Texas High School. It got me thinking...parents should be teaching their children about chlamydia... Read more

Teens to their docs: Can we talk (confidentially)?

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As an adolescent medicine doctor, I sometimes find myself caught between a rock and a hard place: in between my teenage patients and their... Read more