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My Body, My Future PSA hits Regal Cinemas

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Published: February 5, 2013

If you’ve seen a movie at a Regal Cinema theater lately, you may have seen the My Body, My Future public service announcement (PSA) before the show starts.


Parents of Teens: Know Your Children and Their Friends

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Published: January 16, 2013

Parents, in the past we’ve covered that sharing your values, keeping close supervision and being an involved parent are helpful in preventing teen pregnancy and STDs.


Supervision is Key

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Published: December 13, 2012

We all know that teen pregnancy and STD rates are a problem, but what can you, as a parent, do to help?

Talking About Sex: Be a Parent with an Opinion

By KAPPI
Published: November 22, 2012

Being an “askable parent” is a great start to engaging your kids in discussions about sex. In addition to be approachable, it is also important that you be a parent with an opinion, a point of view.

Fathers Are Key Influences on Teen Sexual Activity

By KAPPI
Published: November 6, 2012

A new review of studies on teen sexual behavior says there is a relationship between how close teens are to their fathers, and their fathers' attitudes toward teen sex, and adolescent sexual activity.

Knoxville News Sentinel Writes About My Body, My Future

By KAPPI
Published: November 2, 2012

The Knoxville News Sentinel wrote a story about the new-look MyBodyMyFuture.com and discussed the importance of parents talking to their kids about sex. 

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Getting routine shots from your doctor is never fun, but getting HPV is worse.

Protect yourself by getting vaccinated. The HPV Vaccine is cancer prevention. Ask your doctor about what you can do to stay safe, or call 865-215-5000 to schedule a vaccination appointment at the Health Department.