THE CHOKING GAME: A DANGEROUS EPIDEMIC

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In 1995, the CDC began collecting data on a dangerous adolescent phenomenon called “the choking game” in which teens – typically in a group setting but sometimes alone – self-strangulate or have another person strangulate them to induce cerebral hypoxia.

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Sexual Promiscuity: Influence vs. Control

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Parents who generally engage in controlling rather than influencing parenting styles have a higher probability of raising sexually active teens.

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