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HPV vaccines save lives

Individuals can decrease their risk of getting both HPV and associated cancers by getting the HPV vaccine.

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The crucial role of parents during teen years

Parents and caregivers play a crucial role in the lives of adolescents. Guidance is key to helping teens navigate this time in their life.

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Connection and a lasting relationship with your teen

To build a healthy relationship with your teen, spend time with them and get to know their friends and support system.

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World Sexual Health Day: Consent

Consent helps people understand and respect each other’s boundaries. It not only applies to sex but any interaction between two people.

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Is it typical or troubled teen behavior?

Being a teenager is a complicated time, and it can be hard to tell what changes are typical from those that are harmful.

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Hennepin Healthcare Health Equity Internship Celebration August 18th 2023

Talent Garden interns wrap up six weeks at Hennepin Healthcare

It’s 7:30 am and the 21 future nurses and providers of the 2023 Talent Garden internship program arrive to start their day.

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Keeping young, healthy hearts in the game

Sports participation teaches valuable lessons about teamwork, expands social networks, and boosts the self-esteem of children.

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Caregiver support: Essential for teens coping with bullying and substance abuse

Bullying and substance abuse are often on a caretaker’s mind when raising children from adolescents into adulthood.

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The skill of listening to teens

Listening to teens is crucial in building open and trusting relationships, as well as setting young folks up for success.

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Gender-affirming care: What is it?

Gender-affirming care supports the transition of transgender and non-binary individuals to their gender identity.

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