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In the news:

  1. Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know
  2. How to Keep Your Teens Learning This Summer
  3. The Burning Truth
  4. Surgeon General report says 5.6 million U.S. children will die prematurely unless current smoking rates drop
  5. One in six young people is obese (podcast)
  6. Critical dialogue with Native Youth about underage drinking: Our culture is prevention (video)
  7. Women and girls bingeing (podcast)
  8. Not through with shots (podcast)
  9. Tans all over America (podcast)
  10. Synthetic drugs: An emerging global threat
  11. Get in gear for the new school year: Back-to-school tips for parents
  12. One in three U.S. youths report being victims of dating violence
  13. Smokeless teens
  14. Talk. They hear you: Tips from SAMHSA on underage drinking
  15. Sexually transmitted diseases surveillance 2011
  16. Now is the time to reduce gun violence in schools and communities
  17. Job worries for parents may mean poorer mutrition for kids
  18. To improve school nutrition, involve teachers and parents
  19. Health tip: Prepare children for sleep
  20. Brain EEG test might help spot autism: Study
  21. More vigilance needed to protect kids with food allergies
  22. Affordable Care Act supports families of children with special health care needs
  23. High-risk behaviors for skin cancer common among young adults
  24. Statement from Secretary Sebelius on National Foster Care Month
  25. NIH encourages Americans to make healthy vision last a lifetime
  26. For parents: How to talk to your child about the news

Two girls posing with their mother.

Special Articles

  1. Girls on the run – Molly Barker is the Founder of Girls on the Run International, a non-profit prevention program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running. She has partnered up with Girls' Health to write an article especially for the parents who visit our web site. In this article, Molly discusses the vision that led her to develop the program, her experiences with the girls she teaches, and how she helps celebrate girls from start to finish and everywhere in between.


Content last reviewed October 07, 2013
Page last updated June 10, 2014