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NPR Current Events. Search - US Teacher Lessons. Drugs Are Bad: FREE! 25-Slide PowerPoint and... by Mrs S's Health and PE Resources. I hope this show will help stop teens from using drugs!

Drugs Are Bad: FREE! 25-Slide PowerPoint and... by Mrs S's Health and PE Resources

At the end of my drug unit last semester on an anonymous survey I had students tell me I should make drugs seem more scary and dangerous; so, I created this PowerPoint. This 25-slide presentation on the dangers of drugs can be shown to teens anytime, or anywhere. If you teach Health, it fits great into your drug unit. It does have graphic pictures so please be advised. 1886 1 SOC ConfReport TeensHealthTech 051115. Home. 9 in 10 Cancer Cases Are Our Fault: Study. (Newser) – Despite a recent study claiming the opposite, scientists say getting cancer isn't just bad luck in most cases.

9 in 10 Cancer Cases Are Our Fault: Study

A study out of Stony Brook University shows as much as 90% of cancers are caused by external factors, like smoking, drinking, sun exposure, and air pollution, and are thus more preventable than previously thought. "There are changes that we can all make to our lifestyles to significantly reduce our risk of cancer," a rep for the World Cancer Research Fund tells the Telegraph, adding some of the most common cancers "could be prevented by adopting a more healthy diet, exercising more, and maintaining a healthy weight.

" Scientists note cancer is too common to be explained by mutations in cell division, as a January study suggested, though external factors can cause high rates of mutations, per the Los Angeles Times. "Intrinsic risk factors contribute only modestly to cancer development," a study author says. Most Cancer Types Boil Down to Bad Luck. (Newser) – Roughly two-thirds of cancer types researchers recently studied largely appear to be the result of random mutations and not inherited genes or environmental and lifestyle factors.

Most Cancer Types Boil Down to Bad Luck

Reporting in the journal Science, researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine investigated 31 common cancer types and found that 22 of them (including leukemia, bone, testicular, ovarian, and brain cancer) appear to mostly be attributed to just plain bad luck; the nine largely attributed to genes and lifestyle include skin, colorectal, and lung cancer. The analysis revolved around stem cells, which comprise a small number of the total cells in most tissues but tend to be where tumors form because they are constantly dividing to repair damaged tissue—and thus there is, simply mathematically, more opportunity for mutations to occur in these cells.

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Home - TN.Gov. Resources for Teachers to Help Students Learn. Teen Health and Wellness. Resources for Teachers to Help Students Learn. American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists. Advocates for Youth. Sex education by teens, for teens. Sex education by teens, for teens. INFORMATION & EDUCATION. Sex Education That Works.

What is sex education?

Sex Education That Works

HIV and sex education for scouts in the Central African Republic Sex education ('sex ed'), which is sometimes called sexuality education or sex and relationships education, is the process of acquiring information and forming attitudes and beliefs about sex, sexual identity, relationships and intimacy. Sex education is also about developing young people's skills so that they make informed choices about their behaviour, and feel confident and competent about acting on these choices. It is widely accepted that young people have a right to sex education.

This is because it is a means by which they are helped to protect themselves against abuse, exploitation, unintended pregnancies, sexually transmitted diseases and HIV and AIDS. What are the aims of sex education? Sex education aims to reduce the risks of potentially negative outcomes from sexual behaviour, such as unwanted or unplanned pregnancies and infection with sexually transmitted diseases including HIV.

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</span> These animated videos show the anatomy of body parts and organ systems and how diseases and conditions affect them. The videos play in QuickTime format. If you do not have QuickTime, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you view a video. You can download the Apple QuickTime player at: The information provided herein should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition.

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