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Anatomy of a Puff

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Using scientific facts and targeted humor, program alerts viewers to the variety of toxic, carcinogenic and addictive substances found in every puff of cigarette smoke. A young host describes how nicotine is by some measures more addictive than cocaine and heroin, and how tar contributes to lung diseases such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and lung cancer.

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00:15
Anatomy of a Puff

B Careful When U Txt: The Dangers of Texting and Sexting

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A nasty rumor spreads through school with lightning speed. A bully’s taunt reaches its target instantly. A young teen is caught "sexting"—sending sexually explicit images or words over a cell phone. Today, kids no longer have to wait to get to a desktop computer to see and hear all the latest gossip.

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00:19
B Careful When U Txt: The Dangers of Texting and Sexting

Buzz in a Bottle: The Dangers of Caffeine-Spiked Energy Drinks

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With the lure of an over-the-counter jolt, kids are consuming more energy drinks than ever before and in many cases mixing them with alcohol.

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00:17
Buzz in a Bottle: The Dangers of Caffeine-Spiked Energy Drinks

Drugs, Crime and Punishment

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Powerfully presents the life-altering impact of a drug arrest, trial, conviction and incarceration. The accounts and dramatic reenactments of young people who broke the law and got caught, show the harsh realities of being handcuffed, arrested, booked, fingerprinted and locked in a cell.

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00:18
Drugs, Crime and Punishment

Dangers of Sexting: What Teens Need to Know

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In a recent survey, one in five teens admitted to sending nude or semi-nude photos or videos and more than half said it was common for explicit photos and text messages to be passed around among friends.

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00:17
Dangers of Sexting: What Teens Need to Know

Mommy, Daddy, Wait for Me: The Struggles of Teen Parents

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The daunting reality of unprepared teens facing the task of becoming parents—while they are still children themselves—is thoughtfully explored in this powerful video. Teen parenthood affects everyone: the teens themselves, their families, as well as our schools, healthcare networks and beyond.

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00:24
Mommy, Daddy, Wait for Me: The Struggles of Teen Parents

Straight Talk: The Truth about Alcohol and Sex

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Using a unique drama format combined with a documentary style, this video/print package memorably explores the all too common consequences of underage drinking and sexual misconduct. The drama centers around the aftermath of an underage drinking party, recreated through flashbacks of excessive drinking, loosened inhibitions, poor judgment and painful consequences.

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High
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00:18
Straight Talk: The Truth about Alcohol and Sex

Tales from the Prom: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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A teen’s prom can be one of the most memorable nights of a lifetime—as well as one of the most regrettable. Prom night often finds teens pressured to engage in underage drinking, illegal drug use, unprotected sex or more. This video turns its lens on a wide range of real teens and their prom experiences—from the most positive moments to events gone horribly wrong.

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00:23
Tales from the Prom: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Drinking Games: Alcohol Abuse and Overdose

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This hard-hitting program reveals the truth about teens that engage in drinking games and put themselves at risk for alcohol poisoning, overdose and death. Viewers hear the story of Scott, a smart, athletic fifteen year-old who died from alcohol poisoning after playing a popular drinking game at a friend’s house. In another segment, Dr.

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00:24
Drinking Games: Alcohol Abuse and Overdose

Athletes, Alcohol and Steroids: What's Wrong with this Picture?

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New research has indicated that school athletes, both male and female, are at a greater risk of abusing alcohol and steroids than non-athletes. The video and print package explain why the risk is greater (media images, advertising alcohol with sports events, peer pressure), and how knowledge about the problem can be a first step in reducing athletes’ alcohol and steroid use.

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00:23
Athletes, Alcohol and Steroids: What's Wrong with this Picture?

From A to ZZZZ's: What Teens Need to Know About Sleep

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New research has shown how critically important it is for teens to get enough sleep to function at their best – physically, mentally and academically.

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00:23
From A to ZZZZ's: What Teens Need to Know About Sleep

New Marijuana: Higher Potency, Greater Dangers

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The potency of THC, the mind-altering chemical in marijuana, has more than doubled in the last twenty years creating a greater risk for impairment and a far higher risk of addiction.

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00:15
New Marijuana: Higher Potency, Greater Dangers

Danger Behind the Wheel: The Facts About Distracted Driving

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This powerful program emphasizes the dangers of driving distractions—applying makeup, eating, changing radio channels but most of all, talking or texting via cell phone while driving. Viewers hear from ordinary people whose lives have been forever changed because of distracted driving.

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00:26
Danger Behind the Wheel: The Facts About Distracted Driving

Essential Physical Fitness: What Every Teen Needs to Know

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The benefits of physical fitness—including better overall health, protection from illness, improved mental health and a longer lifespan—are too important for teens to ignore. But many teens don’t understand exactly what “getting fit” really means or just how to improve their own level of fitness, or think that working out is just for athletes.

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00:18
Essential Physical Fitness: What Every Teen Needs to Know

Blow-Ups and Rages: Learning to Manage Your Anger

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Anger is a natural response to many of life’s most troubling situations, but all too often explosions of teen anger can be harmful and hurtful. Hostility and anger can devastate a teen’s life, destroy relationships, cloud effective thinking, impact school performance, affect physical health and ruin future career plans.

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00:18
Blow-Ups and Rages: Learning to Manage Your Anger

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