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November 30, 2010

 

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Teen Drug Use: More Prescriptions, More Abuse?

Prescriptions are increasing drastically for adolescents and young adults in the US. What problems might this trend be causing?

October 10, 2003

 

Adolescent Addictions

What makes adolescents so vulnerable to developing addictions to substances like nicotine, alcohol, and drugs.

September 27, 2003

 

When a Boy’s Voice Changes

As a boy goes through adolescence, his secondary sex characteristics develop. One of these characteristics is the rapid growth of the larynx and vocal cords. A boy’s voice deepens as his larynx develops because the bigger the vocal cords, the deeper the voice.

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