Monthly Archives: June 2011

Teens and Drugs: Rite of Passage or Recipe for Addiction?

http://healthland.time.com/2011/06/29/teens-and-drugs-rite-of-passage-or-recipe-for-addiction/

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Body image and eating disorders: New AMA policy against Photoshop

BODY IMAGE AND ADVERTISING TO YOUTH: Advertisers commonly alter photographs to enhance the appearance of models’ bodies, and such alterations can contribute to unrealistic expectations of appropriate body image – especially among impressionable children and adolescents. A large body of … Continue reading

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Sexual health: Final push for National HIV Testing Month

http://www.examiner.com/sex-education-in-national/final-push-for-national-hiv-testing-month

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Insurance coverage for domestic violence?

Far more women in the United States are victims of domestic violence than are injured in car accidents each year. Using information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and the insurance industry the numbers aren’t even close — battering … Continue reading

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Summer bullying prevention tips

Become informed: Be proactive in learning about the camp’s bully-prevention policy. Request to see any literature the camp may have produced, and then go beyond that. Ask about staff training — in detail. Do counselors know how to spot vulnerable … Continue reading

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Opportunity to support the prevention efforts of the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network

http://www.groupon.com/deals/glsen?utm_medium=email&utm_source=banner&s=bottom_right&d=gteam_national

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Where intimate partner violence and diversity intersect

http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2011/06/28/essay_on_tragic_attack_on_university_of_british_columbia_graduate_student

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Men of color in Academe

http://chronicle.com/blogs/innovations/men-of-color-in-academe/29715?sid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

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Announcement of SCOPE in the June 24th edition of Higher Ed Center e-News

http://higheredcenter.ed.gov/services/assistance/news/e-digest

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Time to count street harassment as hostile acts

http://www.womensenews.org/story/sexual-harassment/110623/time-count-street-harassment-hostile-acts

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