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6 steps for playground safety

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=8541800b-50dc-4185-a036-7b5c671ac966#.WsJ_A9TwbRZ  For kids, the return of warmer weather means more time for fun at the playground. But it also means more chances for getting hurt. More than 200,000 U.S. children ages 14 and under are brought to emergency departments each year for playground-related injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here […]

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How do I explain consent to my teen?

Original Source: http://www.raisingrespectapp.org/app/#article What exactly is consent and how can you talk about consent with your teen? Consider the following: Here are some good questions to start a discussion about consent with your teen: What do you think it means to have someone’s consent to do something? Is it ever okay to do something without someone’s […]

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Domestic violence remains a life-threatening issue

Original Source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=525c7a48-428e-495a-b7b8-cffc5dc8daf7#.WphWDB3wbRZ Domestic violence is a serious problem. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that nearly half of female murder victims were killed by a current or former partner. 8 ways to stay safe If you’re in an abusive relationship, you might not feel like you can leave right now. But there are still […]

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