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Prom safety: is it ok to search my teen's room if I'm looking for drugs?

In an effort to promote a safe prom season, John Knight, MD, director of Children’s Hospital Boston’s Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research(CeASAR) launched Teen-safe.org, a website that explains the medical and social dangers of underage drinking. Here Knight discusses if and when you should search your teen’s room for contraband.

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Prom safety: can I trust other parents to keep prom night sleepovers safe?

In an effort to promote a safe prom season, John Knight, MD, director of Children’s Hospital Boston’s Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research(CeASAR) launched Teen-safe.org, a website that explains the medical and social dangers of underage drinking. Here Knight discusses how parents can ensure their teen is safe at a prom night sleepover.

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This Week on Thrive: May 24- 28

Skipped a Thrive post? Here’s what you missed…

A report published in the behavioral nutrition research journal Appetite found kids who were served fruit in a “visually appealing” way ate twice as much as those who were served fruit in a more traditional setting. Thrive spoke with Suzanne Rostler, MS, RD, LDN, of Children’s Hospital Boston’s Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) Program, who says moms and dads of picky eaters should try to replicate the study’s findings at home and offered tips.

Lois K. Lee, MD, MPH of Children’s Hospital Boston’s Emergency Department Injury Prevention Program will be featured on ABC’s Nightly News later this week as part of a segment on the dangers of ‘button batteries.’

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Keep your teen safe this prom season

Prom season is almost upon us, and data shows injuries sustained by teenagers due to alcohol increase dramatically around this time of year. In an effort to keep kids safe during this potentially dangerous time, Children’s Hospital Boston’s Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research(CeASAR) launched teen-safe.org, a website designed to educate and support parents. Hosted by CeASAR’s director, John Knight, MD, parents’ questions about teen drinking, its dangers and their role in preventing it are answered.

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