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Diet and Exercise

Childhood Obesity   The updated edition of this authoritative, comprehensive, in-depth medical guide features information on more than 1,700 medical topics in language accessible to adult laypersons. Disease/disorder articles typically cover definition; description; causes and symptoms; diagnosis; treatments; prevention; and more. Test/treatment articles typically cover definition; purposes; precautions; preparation; risks; normal and abnormal results; and much more. Biographical and historical sidebars appear throughout the text. This edition includes new entries, updated entries, approximately 650 color images and illustrations, and a comprehensive subject index.

Food and Fitness  Recipes for good eating and exercises for kids.

Drugs & Alcohol

Make a Difference - Talk to Your Child About Alcohol  Parents are powerful - you can make a difference! Drinking and kids don't mix. When kids and teens drink, bad things happen, and it affects them far into the future. It may be uncomfortable, but the best solution is to talk with your kids about drinking. If you let them know you think it's not ok, they will listen! You probably won't realize it till later, but what you tell your kids now will help guide their choices for the rest of their lives.

Homework

Supporting Your Learner  Caught in a battle over homework? Or working around the clock with your child completing a school project? Wondering what to do when your child forgets to hand in an assignment — a few days in a row?

Psychology

Understanding Paranoia: A Guide for Professionals, Families, and Sufferers  Psychology (General)

School

Talking with Kids About School  Includes talking strategies and questions that work.

Sex Education

Parents Sex Education Center  Getting help in talking to your child about sex.

Staying Safe

Cyberbullying  Cyber Bullying facts: 42% of children have been bullied while online; 1 in 4 have had it happen more than once and instant messaging is the most commonly used tool for cyber-bullies. Learn how you can prevent Cyber Bullying.

Living Life Online  

Suicide

The Inner World of a Suicidal Youth: What Every Parent and Health Professional Should Know  A suicidal girl's diary, discovered after her death, gives gripping insight into why her self-esteem and will to live eroded, how she became a pretender to evade help, and - with narrative and comments from a psychiatrist included in this book - shows what this tragedy can teach us about better prevention and treatment strategies needed.