January 18, 2012
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Betrayed at 17

Submitted by Tamika Martin, Health Educator at Teen Matters Central Over the holidays, I watched a pretty dramatic Lifetime movie.  Betrayed at 17 caught my attention because the plot focused on important issues for today’s adolescents.  The internet, bullying, self … Continue reading

January 18, 2012
by Health Educator
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Every 9 ½ minutes…

This is how often someone in the US is infected with HIV.  Every 9 ½ minutes – that’s over 150 people a day!  Teens are affected by HIV, too.  In 2009, an estimated 8,294 young people between the ages of … Continue reading

January 16, 2012
by TM-Info
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MLK Jr. Day – What Did You Do for Your Community Today?

Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. What did you do for your community today? Tell us in the comments! Learn more about Martin Luther King, Jr., the history of MLK Jr. Day, and why it’s a national day of … Continue reading

January 12, 2012
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MLK Day of Service – Monday, January 16th: Make It a Day On, Not a Day Off

You probably know that Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, but did you know that it’s also a national day of service? What better way to honor Dr. King’s memory than to volunteer your time for a worthwhile cause? … Continue reading

December 24, 2011
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Holiday Pressure: Glee’s Christmas Episode

Hey all! Hope you’re enjoying your time off – getting lots of rest and catching up on your TV-watching and magazine reading. Speaking of TV, did you see the Glee Christmas episode? The music was incredible (as usual) – but … Continue reading

December 21, 2011
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Top 10 Things to Do During Winter Break, Part 2

Welcome back! Today, we’re finishing up our Top 10 Things to Do During Winter Break. Hopefully, you’re getting some great ideas to keep you busy, safe, and having fun during your break! Enjoy! Cheer on our local teams! The UGA … Continue reading

December 20, 2011
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Top 10 Things to Do During Winter Break, Part 1

Hey y’all! Welcome to the Teen Matters blog! We’re so excited to get to share awesome links and stories, teen health information, and events from Teen Matters! We’ll also be able to introduce you to all of our Teen Matters … Continue reading