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Assert Your Independence: Say No to Alcohol This July 4th

Sara Bellum
July 03, 2013

With the Fourth of July coming up, SBB wants to remind teens about the dangers of binge drinking. Check out this post, originally published July 3, 2012. Read More »

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Summertime: Fun and Healthy Ways To Keep Busy

Sara Bellum
June 11, 2013

What are your summer plans? This post from June 2012 has some great ideas to help you pass the time. School’s out! It’s time for ice cream, BBQs, and lazy days at the pool. And then? Read More »

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Getting Enough Sleep: The Impossible Dream?

Sara Bellum
May 09, 2013

Are you a “morning person”? If you’re a teen, the answer is probably no—but that doesn’t mean you’re lazy. It has to do with a brain hormone called melatonin. Read More »

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Thin at any Cost?

Sara Bellum
April 11, 2013

You only need to stand in a supermarket checkout line to realize our society is obsessed with how people look. Magazine headlines scream, “Guess Who!” next to a picture of a flabby stomach. Or they praise “So-and-So’s Awesome Post-Baby Body!” Read More »

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Expectations and Alcohol: The Fun May Be in Your Head

Sara Bellum
April 02, 2013

Some common reasons people give for why they drink alcohol in social situations include: Read More »

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