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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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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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Three tips for a healthy relationship with your teen

Though it may feel impossible, the way you raise your teen plays a key role in how they live their life as an adult.

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Top ten reasons to vaccinate your child against COVID

Have you vaccinated your children against COVID? Vaccines are available for all kids ages six months and older.

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How to talk to your child about traumatic events

As stories of school shootings dominate the news, parents of young children find themselves struggling to explain these traumatic events.

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Healthcare that gives adolescents and young adults a voice

Adolescence is an important time when young people are developing physically, emotionally, and socially. Their brains are developing rapidly.

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Back to school and back to extracurricular activities

It’s early September and that means it’s time for back to school and also back to extracurricular activities.

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Worry monsters

When the COVID pandemic began, volunteers began making masks. They were in high demand and gratefully accepted.

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The Fatherhood Experience: Dr. Krishnan Subrahmanian

Dr. Subrahmanian is a former high school teacher, a husband and father of three children and a pediatrician.

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