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Alcohol and Its Effects

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This article shows an interesting number of facts and opinions about alcohol. According to this article, alcohol is part of our Australian culture and is a way to relax, enjoy and socialise. This article also talks about the different effects of alcohol, long and short term. This article would be prticularly relevant to those who have only just begun to drink alcohol, e.g. Young adults and 18 year olds. It explains quite simply the different types of drinks and the legal and recommended amounts. This article also talks about the different tolerance and dependance levels of different drinks. 


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Teenage binge drinking

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Research shows that binge drinking has suddenly reached extreme levels in Australia and has now become the biggest single social issue for teens in todays society. I found this article to be relevant to the topic we have been studying. 

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Birth Control and Contraception for Teenagers

I found this article quite relevant to young teenagers, both boys and girls, who are just becoming sexually active. This article provides information on Sex, Abortion, Contraception, Barrier methods of Contraception. I found this article quite interesting to read and also relevant. 

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Teen Drinking - Not Just a Phase

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Teen-agers who exhibit symptoms of drinking problems today are more likely to develop serious drinking problems, other substance abuse, and mental disorders in early adulthood, according to new research.
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Teenage binge drinking - Health & Wellbeing

This article provides a variety of information and statistics, some include, two out of three adolescents aged between 14 and 17 are drinking regularly and many of them are binge drinking. I was suprised that there was such a large population of teens that were bingeing. 

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11 Facts About Teen Pregnancy

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I found this article to be relevant to the topic we are studying. It provides some basic information about Teenage Pregnancy that may be relevant to sexually active people. It also talks about different methods of Contraception and barriers to prevent teenage pregnancy. 


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Early Drinking a Warning Sign for Later Problems

Early Drinking a Warning Sign for Later Problems | Zahra's Year 9 Journal | Scoop.it
This article shows us through a variety of statistics and evidence that early drinkers do not necessarily mature out of this problematic lifestyle once they become young adults. It also shows that Researchers say the findings show that adolescents who drink are at high risk and should be targeted early with intervention programs. I found this article to be relevant to the topic. 
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Underage Drinking Troubles Parents

Underage Drinking Troubles Parents | Zahra's Year 9 Journal | Scoop.it

I found this article to be quite relevant to the topic we have been studying. I also found this article to be quite reliable. This article shows that two-thirds of parents say that seeing and hearing alcohol ads make teens more likely to drink alcohol. And also that three-quarters of parents say that alcohol companies are not doing enough to limit the amount of alcohol advertising that teens see

 

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