Newsbytes - 2007


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To Respond to the Media's Portrayal of Men
items added this week.

Abstinence - Abstinence students still having sex
The Purity Test
Abuse - The 3 Steps to Healing Trauma
The Mechanics of Trauma
Avoiding Kids: How Men Cope With Being Cast as Predators
The Effect of Trauma
The "Teen Sex Slave" Scams: ABC's Primetime Fakery
Children of Abused Parents Have More Behavior Problems
Bill targets teachers guilty of abuse
Girls Gone Wild
No-Name Calling Week - A Bully: Not just guys
ADHD
Adolescnece - Poll: Family Ties Key to Youth Happiness
Kids Posting Pictures on MySpace
Sex offenders getting younger, more violent
Many Kids Get First Drink from Parents
Big allowances tied to teen alcohol abuse
Mental Development Similar Among Boys, Girls
Strawberry Meth for Pre-Teens
Pain Of Juvenile Arthritis May Reduce School And Social Activity
What is Beauty in the Media
Do curfews work? Perception versus facts
Agent Orange
AIDS/HIV
Allergies
Alternative Medicine
Alzheimer's - Lonely Today, Alzheimer's Tomorrow?
Arthritis - Pain Of Juvenile Arthritis May Reduce School And Social Activity
Asthma - Study Links Preschool Snoring, Asthma, And Nighttime Cough
Autism
Birth Control - Surprising Birth Control Pill Facts
Body Piercing
Breast Implants
Cancer - Teflon cookware: Does it cause cancer?
The FAQ on the HPV Vaccine
Cancer causes: Popular myths about the causes of cancer
Cancers You Can Catch
Child Abuse - How Often Does Child Sexual Abuse Get Reported?
The Alec Baldwin Phone Message Incident
Children - Kids - The Truth About Temper Tantrums
School to Prison Pipeline
Monkeypox, Pet Infections, and Your Family
Child Leukemia Study Focuses On Long Term
Play The Fat Away: Running, Jumping -- Just About Anything That Isn't Sitting -- Helps Keep Children Healthy
Breastfed Kids Become Social Climbers
Your Child's Sleep
Children of Abused Parents Have More Behavior Problems
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Children - Positional Plagiocephaly (Flattened Head)
Neonatal Infections
Drinking Lots of Sugary Beverages Puts Kids at Higher Risk for Dental Decay
How Many Kids Walk and Bike to School?
Children -
Taking the Bite Out of Bruxism
Celebrating Your Kid's Birthday After a Divorce
Retinoblastoma Survivors Face Increased Risk Of A Second Cancer
Breastfeeding is Not a Crime - in some states
Hot Tub Safety for Children
The Story on Stress
Cholesterol - HDL cholesterol: How to boost your 'good' cholesterol
Circumcision
Colon Cancer
Condoms - Reason to Wear a Condom
Crohn's
Dating - Dating Violence/Abuse Hypocrisy
Daughters - What is Beauty in the Media
Death - Teen runner dies after muscle cream overdose
Man chronicles his death by meth use
Depression - Depression: Why it's different for men
Diabetes - Does Your Spouse Have Diabetes?
Dieting - Ten Worst Diet Offenders
Healthy Eating on $7 a Day
Superfoods: The Next Frontier
Lifestyle Vital to New Heart Diet
10 Foods Tough to Digest
7 Weight Loss Mistakes
Disability
Diversity
Divorce - Tips for Live-Away Dads
Passport rules snag child support cash
Child Support - It's Not About Money
Manhattan Prosecutors Declare War on Families
Celebrating Your Kid's Birthday After a Divorce
January could the cruelest month for men in relationships
DNA
Domestic Violence - Characteristics of Callers to the Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men
Drinking - Misguided approach to teen drinking
Higher Beer Taxes, 21 Drinking Age Reduces Traffic Deaths of Young People
The Cost of Alcopops to Youth and California
Immediate License Suspensions for DUI Called Effective
Hooking the Nation's Youth
How your state's politicians make underage drinking legal
Drinking Age Questioned
NIAAA Expert Urges Community Action to Prevent and Reduce College Binge Drinking
Schedule Friday Morning Classes to Cut Students Drinking
The Breathalyzer's Booze-Pushing Cousin
Young Men Most Likely to Buy Alcohol for Underage Youth
About 1 in 3 Americans have abused alcohol
Powdered Alcohol Marketed to Youth
Many Kids Get First Drink from Parents
Big allowances tied to teen alcohol abuse
Cars, Alcohol & Women Are Deadly Mix
Adults Who Give Alcohol to Kids Could Lose Licenses
Fight Teen Drinking Harder
Sticky Solution Sought for Underage Drinking
Think it's fun to get drunk? Show and tell
Sorry Officer: What to do when you’re pulled over
Parental Drinking Stunts Brain Growth in Alcoholic Kids
Attend a Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking Near You
Drugs - Teens say testing no check on drug use - oregon
"Cheese" Heroin
New Meth Prevention Initiative
SAMHSA Survey Shows Prescription Drug Abuse Up Among Young Adults
UN Cites Decline in Drug Use, Manufacturing
Ecstasy Can Cause Memory Loss, Researchers Say
Drug Fads
More than 10 percent of U.S. adults abuse drugs
Drug dealers peddling new kid-friendly mixes
Man chronicles his death by meth use
Flavored Meth Worries
Strawberry Meth for Pre-Teens
Study Links Teen Use Of Tobacco And Pot
FDA Highlights ADHD Drug Warnings
Mental Illness and Substance Abuse
Calif. Lawmakers Vote to Legalize Hemp
84 Percent of Employers Require Pre-Employment Drug Tests
Calif. Court to Consider Medical-Marijuana Defense
Bush's Budget Plan Cuts Treatment, Prevention Funding
Eating Disorders - Websites can Perpetuate Eating Disorders
Ecology
Elder Abuse
Elder Care
Energy Drinks - The Cost of Alcopops to Youth and California
Canadian Co. Markets 'Bong Water' Energy Drink
Local energy-drink maker pitches to pot-heads
'Cocaine' Energy Drink Illegally Marketed, FDA Says
Environment - San Francisco mayor takes on ... bottled water?
Erectile Dysfunction (ED) - Happy, Healthy, and Hard
Euthanasia
Eyes
Fathers - Mothers - Help Fathers Be Dads
Convey your affection in minutes flat
What Is a Father? II
Raise Kids Like a Man
Raise Your Daughter Right
The Best Advice My Father Ever Gave Me
Help Fathers Be Dads
Tips for Easing Her Back-to-School Transition
The Making of a Modern Dad
Fatherhood: Challenges, rewards and surprising health effects
It's Okay to Say No
Fathers Importance in Their Child's Language Development
Allowance Basics
Fitness - Surprising Fiber-Filled Foods
Fraternities - Delta Dawn, What's That Frat Pin You Have On?
Hazing - Girls Gone Wild
Health - Life Expectancy Hits New High - 2005 Data
Dengue Fever Surges in Latin America
American Life Expectancy Lags
US Slipping in Life Expectancy Rankings
Getting Started - Walking
Are You Making Heart Healthy Choices?
Routine Maintenance for Men to Keep the Warranty Current
Healthy Eating on $7 a Day
How States Rank on Health Care
Foods to Help You Live a Long, Healthy Life
Monkeypox, Pet Infections, and Your Family
7 Most Costly Urological Diseases
Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
Tough guys may heal faster from injuries
7 Pains You Shouldn't Ignore
Men's Top 5 Health Concerns
More Peas, Please!
Jock Itch
Being a Healthy Man
Kick this Bad Habit
Survey Finds 14% of Doctors Don't Feel Obliged to Present All Medical Options to Patients
Hair Loss in Men
Back Pain Causes
Cold or Flu? Not sure what you have?
12 Places Where Germs Lurk
Quick Quiz: How Healthy Is Your Diet?
Heart - Secondary high blood pressure: When another condition causes hypertension
Lifestyle Vital to New Heart Diet
Chocolate Lowers Blood Pressure
High blood pressure: Take steps to control it
Long-Lived Parents = Low Heart Ris
What Happens During a Heart Attack?
Faith May Help Stroke Patients Cope
Free Hugs
Help
Hepatitis C - Hepatitis C — Without Symptoms?
Homophobia - Gay Baby
Top General Calls Homosexuality 'Immoral': Gay Advocacy Group Blasts Comment as 'Outrageous'
Humor
Hypertension - Secondary high blood pressure: When another condition causes hypertension
Impotency - Take this Fertility Quiz
Looksism - What is Beauty in the Media
Manliness - Images of Men & Masculinity in Film & TV
Marriage (Un-Single) - Shh...The Secrets That All Wives Keep
Best Age to Marry Climbing
The New Marriage Rules
What you Really Need to Know Before Tying the Knot
What Does A Woman Consider Cheating?
Materialism -
Medicare
Memorium
Men at Risk - Routine Maintenance for Men to Keep the Warranty Current
Mental Health - The 3 Steps to Healing Trauma
The Mechanics of Trauma
Real Men Shed Tears: Why It's All Right to Cry
The Effect of Trauma
Is Your Memory Normal?
Amnesia Is the New Bliss or Is It?
Experts explain why the key to being on time is understanding why you're always late
It's Never Too Late to Stop Procrastinating
Mental Illness and Substance Abuse
Are you a People Pleaser?
Miscellaneous - One in 10 Schools Are 'Dropout Factories'
US Slipping in Life Expectancy Rankings
Women Are Passing or Catching Men in College Areas Once Dominated by Men
Ladies First? Gender Disparity in the Classroom and the Workplace
Men Do Numbers; Women Do Strategy
Cities begin to belt wearers of saggy pants — but do laws violate rights?
TV teen sex orgy complaints came from people who never saw the show
Man To Man: Things To Do Before You Die
Top 5 Vices that Blow Your Money
Addiction Community's Influence Over Corporate Responsibility Grows
New laws seek to protect breast-feeding in public
How's your Independence Day going?
10 Things Your Plastic Surgeon Won't Tell You
A Paris Sculpture to Die For
The Alec Baldwin Phone Message Incident
Should driving while texting be a crime?
How to Conquer Your Fear of Flying
Free Hugs
DePauw Cuts Ties With Troubled Sorority
Multicultural - Report Hate-Crimes
Nutrition - Healthy Eating on $7 a Day
Superfoods: The Next Frontier
9 Myths About Your Salad
11 Featured Nutrients: Why You Need Them
Figuring Out Food Labels
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoporosis - Acid Reflux Drugs May Boost Fractures
Vitamin D and bone growth
Parenting - Kids - The Truth About Temper Tantrums
It's Okay to Say No
Sticky Solution Sought for Underage Drinking
Parents Time with Kids
Breastfeeding is Not a Crime - in some states
Parkinson's
Poetry
Prison - 2006 Saw Leap in U.S. Prison Population
U.S. Imprisons more People than any other Nation
Do curfews work? Perception versus facts
Prostate Health - Fast Surgery Not Needed for Prostate Cancer
7 Most Costly Urological Diseases
Mega Multivitamins and Prostate Cancer
How Advanced Prostate Cancer Affects the Family
Effort Launched to Find 'Man-ogram' for Prostate Cancer
Prostate Cancer and Other Causes of Death Are Viewed Through a Different Window
Researchers Make Vitamin E Offshoot a Potent Cancer Killer
Testing of New Prostate Cancer Vaccine
Prostate Cancer Detected Early With RECAF Blood Test
First Ever Prostate Cancer 'Report Card' for States
Prostitution
PTSD
A Real Man
Relationships - How to be a better kisser
“How I want to be kissed”
Real Men Shed Tears: Why It's All Right to Cry
Does He Have a Wandering Eye?
The 11 Secrets Most Men Keep
The 11 Secrets Most Women Keep
The Truth About Women, Men and Money
Gals don’t gab that much more than guys
Reversal of Fortune: She Makes More Than He
What Does A Woman Consider Cheating?
Her cheatin' heart
Reproduction - Smoking Linked to Stillbirths
Surprising Birth Control Pill Facts
Gay Baby
Seniors
Senior Health - American Life Expectancy Lags
US Slipping in Life Expectancy Rankings
Easy Memory Boosters
Is Your Memory Normal?
Stop the Aging Process ... or at Least Try
Sexism - Does the "Reverse Glass Ceiling" Exist?
Sex Roles - Images of Men & Masculinity in Film & TV
Reversal of Fortune: She Makes More Than He
Sexual Harassment
Sexuality - Sex With Someone New -- Every Night
No Sex Tonight
His Orgasm -- 10 Things He's Dying to Tell You
What You're Really Doing in Bed
The Paltry Penis Perception
Sexually Dysfunctional Women
Beard changes from swimsuit to birthday suit
Tupperware parties with a twist
Alabama shop owner challenges sex toy ban
Oral Sex Can Add to HPV Cancer Risk
Study Suggests Vasectomy-Dementia Link
Orgasms Without Trying
Can Porn Become an Addiction?
Sexual Problems in Men
Naked Parties
The Purity Test
When Sex Doesn't Work, What Do You Do?
Commando Style vs Genital Exposure
How Much Do You Really Know About STD Symptoms?
Sexuality-Gay/Bi/Trans - Gay Baby
Sleep - The value of 40 winks and other shuteye scoops
What do doctors mean when they say "get plenty of sleep"?
Your Child's Sleep
Smoking - Spontaneous Quitting Works Best
Smoking Linked to Stillbirths
NYC Smoking Rates Fall Dramatically
New Jersey Senate Moves to Ban Smoking in Casinos
Youth Brand Preferences Persist, Antismoking Group Says
Cigarette Use Reaches New Low Among High School Seniors
Ban all Promotions of Tobacco, Study Says
Spirituality
Sports - Teen runner dies after muscle cream overdose
Beard changes from swimsuit to birthday suit
Check out
WomenInRacing.org
STDs - The FAQ on the HPV Vaccine
Herpes has an upside
Oral Sex Can Add to HPV Cancer Risk
How Much Do You Really Know About STD Symptoms?
Step Fathers
Stress - Understand your sources of stress
Staying Healthy in Times of Stress: Stress Can Make You Sick, but It Doesn't Have To
The Story on Stress
Suicide
Teacher's Pet - Admitting abuse but free to teach - Oregon
Disciplining Oregon teachers - abusers
Teens - Kids Posting Pictures on MySpace
Juvenile Probation Officers Call for Reforms
Merchants of Cool: The art of teen marketing
How Beauty is Manipulated in the Media
Teen Drivers - Watch out!!
Links Between Media Exposure, Body Satisfaction, and Use of Sports Supplements or Steroids Among Teens
Teens & Drinking - Misguided approach to teen drinking
Higher Beer Taxes, 21 Drinking Age Reduces Traffic Deaths of Young People
Drinking Age Questioned
Young Men Most Likely to Buy Alcohol for Underage Youth
Big allowances tied to teen alcohol abuse
Adults Who Give Alcohol to Kids Could Lose Licenses
Sticky Solution Sought for Underage Drinking
Fight Teen Drinking Harder
Parental Drinking Stunts Brain Growth in Alcoholic Kids
Stop Underage Drinking: A Town Hall Meeting Near You
Teens & Drugs - Teens say testing no check on drug use - oregon
Drug dealers peddling new kid-friendly mixes
Flavored Meth Worries
Strawberry Meth for Pre-Teens
Study Links Teen Use Of Tobacco And Pot
Heroin Use High Among Young N.J. Adults
Teen Health - High School Athletes May Require Longer Recovery Times After Concussion
Playing Video Games May Improve Attention Skills in Older Teens
The Power of Packing
Blood Vessels Show Effects of Fat in Teens
The Power of Packing
Blood Vessels Show Effects of Fat in Teens
Playing It Safe With Sports Safety
Teen Pregnancy - Teen Births Down, Unmarried Births Up
Teen Sexuality - Evangelical Christian teen sex more complex than first blush
Georgia county rocked by teen-sex documentary
US Teen Sexual Activity - January 2005
TV teen sex orgy complaints came from people who never saw the show
Dirty song lyrics can prompt early teen sex
A Snapshot of Teen Sex
Herpes has an upside
Oral Sex Can Add to HPV Cancer Risk
The Purity Test
Teen sex linked to racy TV programs
Teen Smoking - Smoking Linked to Stillbirths
Youth Brand Preferences Persist, Antismoking Group Says
Study Links Teen Use Of Tobacco And Pot
Cigarette Use Reaches New Low Among High School Seniors
Judge Allows Suit on Underage Tobacco Giveaways to Proceed
Teens Take in Smoking Scenes at the Movies
Teen Suicide - Many Teens at Risk for Suicide Don't Get Help
Teen Violence - Backlash Against 'Zero Tolerance' Grows
School to Prison Pipeline
Sex offenders getting younger, more violent
Juvenile Probation Officers Call for Reforms
Girls Gone Wild
No-Name Calling Week - A Bully: Not just guys
Teens Working
Teeth
Testicular Cancer
Transition
Twenty-Something
Vets
Violence - Report Hate-Crimes
Dating Violence/Abuse Hypocrisy
Modeling Non-Violent Behavior
Through a Rapist's Eyes (No Joke)
No-Name Calling Week - A Bully: Not just guys
Violence Against Women Act - YouTube Shows Why Senator Joseph Biden Must Block I-VAWA
War - War - Torture Okayed by the USA
A Different Picture of Iran
Weight Loss - Eight Ways to Jump Start Your Weight Loss
Got Kids? Check Your Fat Intake
Women Racers - Streeet Racing
Women's Issues - Women Leaders for the 21st Century 2007
Women's Violence - He's Dead, She's Free. What's Up With That?
FBI Most Wanted Women
Girls Gone Wild
Women and Men
Work - Salary, gender and the social cost of haggling
Today's Best Entry-Level Salaries
10 Worst Meeting Offenses
Top 10 Starting Salaries by College Major
Women Are Passing or Catching Men in College Areas Once Dominated by Men
Ladies First? Gender Disparity in the Classroom and the Workplace
Dirt-cheap day labor
America's Top 50 Jobs
Where the Money Is Not
Why aren't women clamoring for these jobs?
How to Open Yourself to Your Life's Purpose
Your Biggest Résumé Mistakes
Top 10 Blue-Collar Jobs of the Future
Gender pay gap begins 1 year after college
Reversal of Fortune: She Makes More Than He
Yoga

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