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Spring & Summer Opportunities – Boston

The recession has slowly started to affect us all, even teens. Many people have been laid off, which means that they may need to cut back on some of their expenses. As a teen, you may not feel the effects of the recession as much…

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Resident Interviews

So as a youth advisor here at Children’s Hospital Boston, one of my responsibilities is to participate in resident training. Basically, the interns and medical students that are working here are invited to have mock appointments with us, (the youth advisors) and we play the roles of the…

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Blame It On Yourself…

Recently there have been a couple of songs put out by popular artists about alcohol. “Blame it” by Jamie Foxx and T-Pain and” One more drink” by Ludacris and TPain glorify drinking and avoiding responsibility for your own action while under the influence of alcohol. It’s important for teens to remember…

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Our First Presentation & Health Fair

This was a very busy week for us because we had both a presentation and a health fair to prepare for. Our first presentation was on February 18th, and it was nothing like what I had imagined. I am not a shy person but the…

Youth Advisors 2009

Ready, Set, GO!

Our two new youth advisors Erica and Tynaya have been preparing these last couple of weeks for their first presentation. On Wednesday they are giving their first presentation on Safety on the Internet. To get the girls prepared for the presentation we did trainings on…

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Teens In a Recession

OK, so you’ve been hearing about the economy non-stop lately. You’ve probably heard your parents talking about it, maybe your teachers too. Some of it may sound unrelated to you, like banks closing, or the car industry having problems.  But some of it might hit…

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Today Will Go Down In History…

Today was one of the most important days in history. It was an emotional day because I felt both relief and such hope for the future. Barack Obama is a strong individual and challenges Americans to think about and contemplate the important decisions we have to make as…

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Say It To Our Facebook!

Despite all the bad things you hear about Myspace and Facebook they can actually be pretty useful. Honestly, who doesn’t have a Myspace page? Or, a Facebook page then, since that’s the new trend. Most organizations create Myspace and Facebook profiles to spread their information. The…