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Sexually transmissible infections (STI's)

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this website explains different stis and how they affect you, how to prevent them, and how to get rid of them. Although some sti's can kill you such as aids and hiv its still imortant to know what they are and what they do to your body.

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Diabetes Overview

How diabetes occurs and how to treat it. Watch this and more health videos at: http://www.answerstv.com/health
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watch this to learn a bit about diabetes, which is another diabetes disease.

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What is cancer? - Cancer Council Australia

What is cancer? - Cancer Council Australia | Stay in Control for teenagers | Scoop.it
What is cancer? Get statistics on cancer in Australia, and find out what's happening in diagnosis, treatment and patient support.
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This is the official website of the australian cancer council. It is to promote awarness of cancer an has a lot of information that can help paitents and people affected learn more about the disease and how to prevent it.

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Talk to your 9-year-old about the dangers of underage drinking - Philly.com - Philly.com (blog)

Talk to your 9-year-old about the dangers of underage drinking - Philly.com - Philly.com (blog) | Stay in Control for teenagers | Scoop.it
Philly.com (blog) Talk to your 9-year-old about the dangers of underage drinking - Philly.com Philly.com (blog) The health and safety risks include injury or death from accidents; unintended, unwanted, or unprotected sexual activity; mental health...
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according to studies and research, parents should start warning and educating there kids about underage drinking from the age of 9 which is when they are most influenced by there parents. by doing this kids can be aware and warned about the long and short term aggects of alcohol such as depression and other mental health issuses and physical coniquences such as unwanted sexual activity or death.

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Los Angeles City Council Public Safety Committee Moves to Ban Alcohol Ads ... - Hispanic PR Wire (press release)

Los Angeles City Council Public Safety Committee Moves to Ban Alcohol Ads ... - Hispanic PR Wire (press release) | Stay in Control for teenagers | Scoop.it
Los Angeles City Council Public Safety Committee Moves to Ban Alcohol Ads ...
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i think that by banning alcohol ads will give teenagers a lot less encouragment and temptation to drink. Alcohol is the number one most accesible drug used by minors and with the temptaions of advertisments gone there would be a lot less death and unwanted pregnacies in teenagers

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Teens, parents warned of tragedies of underage drinking - Massillon Independent

Teens, parents warned of tragedies of underage drinking - Massillon Independent | Stay in Control for teenagers | Scoop.it
Teens, parents warned of tragedies of underage drinking Massillon Independent In an effort to raise awareness about underage drinking, the Stark County Anti-Drug and Safe Communities Coalitions, along with the North Canton and Perry Township police...
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This is a good way to show awarness. because it is very sad that there are so many car crashes from so many young people that are related to alcohol. Its true that the prom might me a big clebration that can get out of hand. Especially when alcohol is involed. this makes everyone aware.

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10 Important Things to Know About Teenage Prescription Drug Abuse

10 Important Things to Know About Teenage Prescription Drug Abuse | Stay in Control for teenagers | Scoop.it
With the amount of information available to us these days, we might think we know enough about teenage prescription drug abuse to keep our kids safe. Perhaps to.
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i agree with this article. it is very infomational

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Alzheimer's Disease - what is it? | Alzheimer’s Australia

Alzheimer's Disease, types of dementia, what is alzheimers, what is alzheimers disease, kinds of demenita, memory loss
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Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting up to 70% of all people with dementia. 

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cardiovascular disease. One of the leading killers in australia. Cause by many factors including smoking, obesity and high blood pressure. This website similar to the cancer council website helps people affected to deal with the symtoms of this lifestyle disease.

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Take a stand against underage drinking - Independent Record - Helena Independent Record

Take a stand against underage drinking - Independent Record - Helena Independent Record | Stay in Control for teenagers | Scoop.it
Take a stand against underage drinking - Independent Record
Helena Independent Record
Youth Connections and the DUI Task Force would like to remind parents and teens about some facts surrounding alcohol use.
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this article is a good reminder that with graduations and parties that will start in the warmer months it is important to be aware of the consiquences and affects that alcohol can cause. 

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Help teens avoid the temptations of alcohol this graduation season and beyond - Florida Courier

Help teens avoid the temptations of alcohol this graduation season and beyond - Florida Courier | Stay in Control for teenagers | Scoop.it
Help teens avoid the temptations of alcohol this graduation season and beyond Florida Courier By age 18, more than 70 percent of teens have tried alcohol (according to the National Institutes of Health), and this statistic is especially alarming...
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this article i agree with mot of the dot points about eliminating the temptaion of alcohol so everyone remains safe. There are a few reminders in the article such as talking to your kids about the consiquences of drinking that are good.

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Mother's Drinking Increases Risk of Infant's Death: Study – WebMD

Mother's Drinking Increases Risk of Infant's Death: Study – WebMD | Stay in Control for teenagers | Scoop.it
Babies of women with alcohol problems during or after pregnancy had three times the risk of sudden, unexplained death. ... Alcohol Abuse Health Center. Tools & Resources. How Alcohol Affects Your Health · Helping ...
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this is sad how the mothers of these children dont even bother to stop drinking while they are pregnant to ensure a healthier life for their child. Even though they might have problems or addictions, someone should help them to get professional help. 

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Drug, Alcohol Abuse More Likely Among High School Dropouts ...

Drug, Alcohol Abuse More Likely Among High School Dropouts ... | Stay in Control for teenagers | Scoop.it
"Dropouts are at increased risk of substance abuse, which is particularly troubling given that they are also at greater risk of poverty, not having health insurance, and other health problems. We have to do everything we can to ...
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Family and friends should try to help these kids if they are going to dropout of school escically if the reason they do drop out is drugs and achohol addiction. these addictions will affect there long term health and make them struggle to do normal things such as getting a job or making friends.

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