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Sex: Why We HATE Talking About It To Our Kids

(3) Comments | Posted December 5, 2008 | 3:19 PM

by Meg Meeker, MD

It cost the Rand Corporation millions of dollars to discover this: Teens who watch too much sex on TV have too much sex and get pregnant more than kids who don't.

No surprise there.

But what is surprising is that we parents are often more...

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Is Palin's Husband Man Enough For A Pitbull in Lipstick?

(7) Comments | Posted September 4, 2008 | 6:02 PM

by Meg Meeker, MD

As Sarah Palin strode onto the stage at the Republican National Convention, waving to admirers as a woman at an airport greeting a loved one returning from vacation, my eyes dropped to her little daughter beside her. She was beaming with excitement. But why? Was...

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Gov. Palin's Success with Sex Education: Is It Really Any Different from Any of Ours?

(19) Comments | Posted September 2, 2008 | 7:59 PM

Sara Palin's impending grandparenthood is an unnerving reminder to every one of us who has daughters (and not to be sexist, sons) that sex education in the current climate is like trying to run up a steep mountain of sand. It is exhausting, we slide backward and some of us...

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