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HBO’s Best of the Local Blogs — 3/17/08

Information about STD prevention and contraception are important, but too often our treatment of human sexuality in relation to teens stops there, light years away from finishing the picture and telling them other things they need to know about having sex–like how it can impact their emotions, their relationships, and their futures. For example, studies show that teenagers who are sexually active are almost three times as likely as their non-active peers to suffer from depression and to attempt suicide. There are correlations between teen sexual activity and a broad range of negative experiences, including increased drug use, higher dropout rates, and less successful marriages later on/Katrina, Notes On A Napkin. More here

HBO Numbers (for March 9-15, 2008): 44209 pageviews and 27441 unique views.

*Horton hears — a what?/UnMuted Mumblings
*iPod Nana giveaway/Family Phil
*Dream a little dream/A Butterfly Moment
*Interesting discussion on Huckleberries Online/Arch Druid
*Chicken little is alive and well/Bay Views
*Shooting across the bow/From A Simple Mind
*Slowly getting better/JeanC’s Cat House
*Weeds/Otis G Experience


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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