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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

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

Life Style Diseases and How to Avoid Them

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The decisions teenagers make about diet, exercise, smoking, and alcohol have an immediate impact on their health. Teens assume they are too young to get cancer, diabetes, chronic lung diseases, or other lifestyle diseases. But, in fact, the choices teens make can damage their health now and in the future.

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00:18
Life Style Diseases and How to Avoid Them

MyPlate and You: Learning about Nutrition, Health and Exercise

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This fast-paced and entertaining program conforms with the newest USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released in January, 2011. Viewers learn about MyPlate, the latest visual representation of what—and how much—we should eat at one sitting.

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Elementary
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00:16
MyPlate and You: Learning about Nutrition, Health and Exercise

My Plate, My Health: The Newest Dietary Guidelines

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The number of overweight and obese kids continues to grow at a startling rate. In response to this epidemic, the US government has issued a new set of Dietary Guidelines for Americans (released in January 2011) as well as a brand-new visual icon, MyPlate, which replaces the old MyPyramid.

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00:23
My Plate, My Health: The Newest Dietary Guidelines

Me and My 500 "Friends": Staying Safe on Social Networks

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This timely program provides teens with an essential safety primer on using social networks such as Facebook. Through interviews with experts and real-life young people, teens learn that social networks can be a useful tool for communication and connection, but also pose significant risks.

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00:20
Me and My 500

Bath Salts: The Deadly Facts

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Bath salts are the newest drug scourge to hit the US. They are currently available online, in gas stations and convenience stores across the nation. In the first few months of 2011, poison control centers nationwide reported a record-breaking increase in ER visits related to bath salts.

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00:19
Bath Salts: The Deadly Facts

Cheating: Pressures, Choices and Values

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Explores why young students may resort to cheating. More importantly, it challenges viewers to consider their own values and integrity.

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Middle
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00:18
Cheating: Pressures, Choices and Values

Helping Your Young Teen Succeed in Middle School

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Parents and middle schoolers face a challenging task together—navigating the new pressures kids face as they tackle the academics and social transitions of middle school.

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Middle
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00:25
Helping Your Young Teen Succeed in Middle School

I Should Have Waited

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Under constant pressure from peers and the media, one of the biggest decisions a teen has to make is whether or not to have sex. Without preaching, this program presents arguments against having sex too early. In drama format, follow Lisa through her first day of high school where she is shocked to find that sex is everyone’s main concern.

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Middle
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00:20
I Should Have Waited

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