Health Rewind: Why Black Kids Lag Behind in Well-Being

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Can Texting Reduce Violence Against Teenage Girls?

Mobile texting programs may cut down violence among teen girls, says a new study. Researchers found that girls seeking health care in the ER (who screened as at at high risk for violence) were interested in receiving texts on violence prevention, Science Daily reported. They also said that health text messages are better received when they are personalized, positive and conversational. 

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