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Facebook Poses and Pygmalion

Mary Keck | Posted 12.10.2011 | Women
Mary Keck

The photo is taken from a phone that's been lifted high above her head. When it's posted, her face is front and center, a sultry smile on her lips, and you can see right down her shirt.

Middle school is tough on friendships

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, My best friend and I have been best friends since the first grade. Now we're in middle school. This new charter school opened u...

The Hostile Takeover of Childhood

John W. Whitehead | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John W. Whitehead

The media onslaught begins early, often abetted by well-meaning parents who have bought into the trendy but unfounded "smart baby" pitches from media conglomerates