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Alco-Pops: A Refreshment to Rethink

August 20, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

In June 2010, SBB warned teens about marketing gimmicks surrounding these alcoholic beverages. They’re still on the market, so here’s a refresher for why you should avoid them. Read More »

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Summer Music Festivals: More About Partying Than Music?

July 09, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

Summer music festivals like Bonnaroo, Coachella, or Country USA offer a great chance to hear live music, hang out with friends, and enjoy a fun scene. Outdoor festivals draw thousands of people from across the country for multiday events featuring dozens of shows. Read More »

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

July 03, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

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

June 11, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

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?

May 09, 2013  /  Sara Bellum

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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