The tobacco industry works hard to make smoking seem sexy. Companies have long used sexual themes in tobacco advertising as a strategy for increasing the overall appeal of their products. Here are three of them.
They just released the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillancewhich surveys high schoolers in the U. FYI: The data comes from 37 state surveys and 19 large urban school district surveys, conducted on 9th-toth-graders between September and December While it's considered a nationally representative sample of high school students, it's obviously not an all-encompassing look at every teenager in the country and it doesn't include those who were homeschooled or not enrolled in school.
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It happens to even the really good parents with the really good kids. How am I going to parent teens? I give you my solemn vow, though: It is going to be OK. All of what you will read here applies to my kids too.
We all know the problems that smoking causes, but two thirds of UK smokers start before they are Smoking is particularly dangerous to teens as their lungs have not yet fully developed. So how can you educate your child about the dangers of smoking?
Your teen years are fun, frustrating, exciting and even a little scary. Navigating all the changes can be hard. Explore articles that can help you figure out how to make good decisions.
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As a parent, you are your child's first and best protection against drug use. The following is information from the American Academy of Pediatrics AAP about marijuana and how to help your child say "No" to drug use. Though there may be some benefit of cannabinoids the active ingredients in marijuana use in adults with specific diagnoses, there have been no studies of cannabinoids use in children and adolescents.
Smoking is probably worse for you than you think. For example,Americans die from smoking-related diseases annually. In addition, secondhand smoke is very bad for you.