Category Archives: Physical Health

  1. Current Teen Trends: Less Drugs and Sex, More Depression

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    June 18, 2018 by middleearthnj

    Every year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) interviews several thousand students in its annual survey on teen …
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  2. Adolescent Self-Harm

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    May 21, 2018 by middleearthnj

    Last week on “Red Table Talk” – the Facebook Watch chat show with Jada Pinkett Smith, her daughter Willow, and …
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  3. Resources for Eating Disorders

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    February 26, 2018 by middleearthnj

    National Eating Disorder Awareness Week starts today. Eating disorders can affect people of every age, sex, gender, race, ethnicity, and …
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  4. What to Say if Your Teen Says He/She Is Fat

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    January 8, 2018 by middleearthnj

    After a holiday full of tempting treats and a new year where everyone seems to be jumping on the weight …
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  5. Hypertension on Rise among Teens

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    September 18, 2017 by middleearthnj

    Hypertension, or high blood pressure, occurs when blood pushes too hard against a person’s blood vessels, potentially causing damage to …
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  6. Academic Performance Linked to Sleep Routines

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    June 26, 2017 by middleearthnj

    Researchers have already proven that teens who are not getting enough sleep are more likely to be overweight, become depressed, …
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  7. Helping an Overweight Teen

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    March 13, 2017 by middleearthnj

    What should a parent say to their overweight teen? What’s the best way to guide them to better health? It …
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