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Mobile app educates teens on risky sexual behavior

Mobile app educates teens on risky sexual behavior

Teenagers, parents, educators and clinicians have a new tool to help adolescents make more informed decisions about their sexual behavior. “Seventeen Days,” a mobile app based on the interactive movie of the same name, became available at no cost on iPhone, iPad and Android devices beginning June 4.

Some things I’ve learned about teenage boys

Some things I’ve learned about teenage boys

As the headmaster of a boys’ high school, I’m frequently asked by parents for advice on raising their sons. By far, the most common questions have to do with communication: Why won’t he talk to me? Why does it feel like he’s always pushing me away? The short answer is that you happen to be the parent of a typical teenage boy who’s exploring ways to exercise independence from Mom and Dad.

How parents are negatively impacting  their kids’ future before college

How parents are negatively impacting their kids’ future before college

Expert says parents can save time and money by making sure they ask their future college students the right questions, avoid common mistakes like making the wrong decision about what to study or where to go to school which can have costly and time-consuming consequences. Switching majors or schools or even going back to school after you start working can all jack up the cost of obtaining a higher education and subsequent student loan debt.

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