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Make Sure They Know Your Values

By Kristin Eubanks
Published: October 12, 2012

Parenting can be a wonderful gift, but many of life’s challenges can make it difficult. One problem that many parents never wish upon their children is teen pregnancy.

Avoiding an Unplanned Pregnancy

By Kristin Eubanks
Published: October 10, 2012

Having children can be a wonderful thing, but timing is everything. An unplanned pregnancy can change a teen girl’s (and boy’s) life in so many ways.

Talking About Sex: Do It Early and Often

By Kristin Eubanks
Published: October 3, 2012

Talking to your teens about sex isn’t easy; no one said it would be. However, like a lot of things in life, what may be uncomfortable in the short term can lead to a lifetime of benefits.

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Stress Management: Key to Well Being

 

A 2013 study reported 64% of surveyed teens experienced moderate or extreme stress in the past month, and 13% of teens say they experienced extreme stress levels. This statistic is drastically higher than the rates of adults experiencing extreme stress. 

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Get Vaccinated

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.