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Stop smoking before it starts: an information kit for community organizations working with adolescent girls

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English
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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Explains how to use a kit, which contains resources for adolescent girls on the prevention of smoking. Discusses activities and resources designed to help young women understand the messages they receive through advertising. Provides positive alternatives and choices about healthy lifestyles.

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Depression: a guide for teens

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English
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Talks about the causes and effects of depression, how to get help, treatment options, and coping with depression.

Safety on the Internet: a guide for teens

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English
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Online
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Explains what a web address is, if you can trust anyone on the internet, what you should know if you want to start using the internet, what kind of on-line name you should have, what a profile is, what to do if you get to an inappropriate web site, what Iming is and is it safe, what a chat room is and is it safe. It also talks about downloading information, what is proper internet etiquette, if you should share your password with your friends, if there is anything you shouldn't tell someone on the internet and there is a lot more information.

Breast health: a guide for teens

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English
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Online
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Focuses on being a guide for teens on breast health. Looks at breast development, what's normal, lumps and bumps, self breast exam, breast cancer risks, buying a bra, and measuring for a bra.

Friendship

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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Explains why all your friendships may be changing, what you can do to keep from losing your friends, how to keep a friendship alive, and when you know when to let a friendship go.

Safety on the streets guide

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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
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Boston, MA

Explains how to keep safe at a party, how to develop a safety flan for different social situations, what to do if walking in an unfamiliar neighborhood, and what to do if your out and someone you don't know comes up to you.

Body piercing: a guide for teens

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English
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Online
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Center for Young Women's Health, Childrens Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Provides a guide for teens on body piercing. Talks about what teens are saying about piercing today, what some risks are, if it matters where you get a piercing. Tells you where to go to get a piercing done, what you should look in to in a piercing salon, what kind of jewelry you should get and the different types. Also tells how they are done, the cost, how to clean it and how to prevent infection.

Calcium and teens: how to prevent osteoporosis

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English
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Online
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Explains what osteoporosis is and how to know if you are at risk. Gives nutritional advice on how to prevent it.

A guide to puberty and menstrual cycles

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English
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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2006
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Explains what happens during puberty, including late or early breast development, the timing of your menstrual period, why you get it and what it feels like.

The importance of dietary fat and cholesterol: a guide for teens

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Center for Young Women's Health, Children's Hospital Boston
Publication Date: 
1999-2004
Publication Place: 
Boston, MA

Describes cholesterol and dietary fats, including what foods have each.

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