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The answer is pretty simple – it is on your phone- a device which is almost always on a teen or young adult’s person. It is essentially a technological appendage. The inventors of this viral, augmented-reality game hit the jackpot …

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We all think of summertime as a fun time, filled with sunny days, trips to the beach, outdoor concerts and other enjoyable things. And we should think that, but we also have to keep in mind that this is one …

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In a month or so your son or daughter may be going off to college for the first time. This is a big step, a life changer for some. It is exciting and scary at the same time. Be prepared …

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This long weekend is a time for celebrations, backyard barbecues, beach parties, fireworks and of  course underage drinking. Did you know that the a 2014 study by SAMHSA showed the number of underage drinking-related visits to the emergency room was 87 percent …

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I’ve read a number of articles on the effects of marijuana when operating a motor vehicle. Several things stand out. 1) All agree that marijuana use can, to some extent, impair ones psychomotor skills, divided attention, lane tracking, and cognitive functions. …

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Going to bed at 11pm or 12am, getting up for a 7:20am class, driving to school. What’s wrong with this picture? Our kids are sleep deprived and it does have long range consequences. It can affect their grades, their ability …

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Well, many of you probably said that you wouldn’t think of serving alcohol to your high school graduates and their friends. And that’s a start, but what I am talking about is not serving alcohol to anyone, including the adults …

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Well by now, many parents are aware that 420 stands for a day (April 20th) that marijuana smokers celebrate by lighting up at 4:20pm . There are many different versions about its origin but, suffices to say, it has become …

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As you know, we at LM RADAR are all about communication when it comes to preventing risky behaviors by teens.  The best place to have conversations are at the dinner table, or for that matter the breakfast or lunch table. …

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Do you have a teenage daughter? If the answer is yes, did you ever see her take a selfie? Of course you have.  The new era of technology has armed our teens with the tools they need to get instant …

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