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Obese Teens Turn To Surgery

Obesity rates in adolescents have doubled since 1999, going from 5.2 percent to 10.2 percent in ages 12 to 19. Doctors willingly prescribe strict diets and physical activity to adolescents who do suffer from abnormally high BMI rates. 307 more words

Sleeping alone

see i like this bed to myself now
just my body and the dog

held in the sounds of his breathing
all that i need is home with me… 130 more words



i shouldn’t
have left
without you
in my pocket

you watched me
drive away
down that dirt road
we weren’t allowed on

we shouldn’t… 208 more words


How to communicate with adolescents about HIV Care and treatment: tips from Ministry of Health training of counselors at Reach Out Mbuya.

By Geraldine Kauma

Do you work with youth and adolescents, especially in talking about sensitive issues such as HIV/AIDS and sexual/reproductive health?

What you’ll learn in this article:

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World Wildlife Day: Listen to the Young Voices part one

World Wildlife Day is fast approaching on March 3rd, and the theme this year, Listen to the Young Voices brings me a great blog topic – children and nature study. 1,021 more words

Adolescents, we hear you: our target

The impacts of unsafe abortion can infiltrate the lives of women from almost all sectors of the population – encompassing various age, marital status, socioeconomic position, religion, ethnicity and nationality. 737 more words

Economic depravation and the drug trade

My mom grew up in Newark, New Jersey, which is known for having one of the highest crime rates and upsetting poverty rate.

Sounds pretty bad right? 200 more words

New Jersey