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Teen Depression: Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms and Helping Your Child

By On September 18, 2018

If your teen might be struggling with depression, a therapist can be just a click, phone call, or text away.… Read More

Anti-Texting and Driving

Anti-Texting and Driving Initiative: Using Social Media to Advance Awareness

By On May 20, 2015

Statistics from the Department of Transportation confirm that as many as 6,000 deaths a year are attributable to texting and driving. … Read More

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Social Media

#LikeAGirl Campaign Strikes Chord of Equality and Empowerment

By On February 10, 2015

When the Always Like a Girl campaign aired, social media exploded, with shares of the commercial flooding Facebook and #LikeAGirl trending on Twitter… Read More

Social Media

Hashtags That Harm

By On December 10, 2014

Being a digital media specialist, I often get asked sarcastically if my job pays me to sit on Facebook all day. Well, much to their dismay, it sort of is.… Read More

Childhood Obesity

#Childhoodobesity: Could Social Media Help Address an Important Public Health Issue?

By On August 13, 2014

Earlier this month, I wrote about how difficult it is for parents and doctors to discuss the topic of obesity with children and adolescents. The fact that this conversation should be taking… Read More


Popularity of E-cigarettes Spurs Need for Amended Anti-Smoking Campaigns

By On May 2, 2014

The FDA recently released its proposed regulations for the electronic cigarette industry. The proposed regulations will make it illegal to sell the devices to anyone younger than the age of 18, health… Read More

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Kicks Butts Day

Kick Butts Day 2014: We Keep Telling Kids Not to Smoke. Why Aren’t They Listening?

By On March 19, 2014

Smoking is bad. Anyone younger than the age of 35 has had this message hammered into their head since elementary school. You shouldn’t smoke, they say. Smoking causes cancer and a host… Read More