Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius overruled the FDA's plans to make the morning-after pill, Plan B, available without a prescription to minors. Is this a political move, or are there merits to the continued restriction? We explore the issue and talk to real parents about the topic.Read Full Story
Talking to teens about dating isn’t always the easiest thing for a parent to do. But it’s vitally important, given the prevalence of dating violence and acquaintance rape. The numbers are astounding: one in six women will be a victim of sexual assault during her lifetime and girls ages 16 to 19 are four times more likely than the general population to be victims of rape, attempted rape or sexual assault, according to RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network).Read Full Story
First loves are magical. You enter a whole new world of holding hands, kissing, dating ... and it can also be an intense and emotional time. But with first loves comes the inevitable first breakup. Most first relationships do end, leaving teen girls to deal with a whole new set of emotions, including heartbreak. The good news? There is a silver lining in all of this: The lessons girls can learn from that first breakup.Read Full Story
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