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Follow @healthychildren @KidsHealth @TeenHealthGov @girlshealth for more information on talking to your kids about sex! #FF
Parents of teens! Use these great tools from @TeenHealthGov to guide your conversations about sex: 1.usa.gov/Yx012u #parenting
Check out @KidsHealth’s important resource on what parents need to know about #BirthControl: bit.ly/1CRXlvF #parenting
We know it can be difficult, but it’s important to talk to your kids about STDs. Tips from @KidsHealth: bit.ly/WJ19y9 #parenting
Practice active listening when you talk with your kids about sex. Learn how from @healthychildren: bit.ly/1kzo1sf #parenting
Nervous to talk with your kids about sex? Try using examples from TV or music to start a conversation: 1.usa.gov/1xJ4QF7 #parenting
Help your teens build strong, respectful relationships — start by talking about healthy relationships. 1.usa.gov/1qLr1V5 #parenting
Find out if your child's school has an evacuation plan & how you can get reunited after a disaster. #Prep4Kids
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Kids of different ages may react differently to a disaster. Respond at their level. ow.ly/BBVbO #Prep4Kids
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If you haven't put together a disaster kit yet, this list is a great start. ow.ly/BBTSL #Prep4Kids
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Make sure your family emergency kit & plan keep up with your child’s changing needs, from clothes to toys to favorite snacks. #Prep4Kids
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Try these communication tips from @healthychildren when talking to your kids about sex: bit.ly/QpXWR2 #parenting
Got questions on keeping little ones safe in a disaster? Join the #Prep4Kids chat today @1pmET PHE.gov/Prep4Kids pic.twitter.com/LOP8Vab2Qq
Share your thoughts on this #HealthNews: “Contraception, abstinence push U.S. teen birthrates to historic lows” lat.ms/1lTN5xJ
When your kids ask you questions about sex, ask them what THEY think before you answer: 1.usa.gov/1CRRyX6 #healthfinder #parenting
Youth 13-24 are especially at risk for #STDs. Help them make safer #sexualhealth choices! go.usa.gov/V9Ej pic.twitter.com/ZdQKGI7qSh
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Find age-appropriate ways to talk to kids about bodies & sex with these Q&As from @KidsHealth: bit.ly/1BsjvD6 #parenting
Talking w/ your kids about sex may not be easy, but it’s important. Tips to help guide your conversations: 1.usa.gov/1uw1fW9 #parenting
A7: Find Spanish-language health tips & tools, including info on services covered under health reform. 1.usa.gov/ZmTZl1 #HHMSalud
HIV/AIDS among top causes of death for Latinos. We provide resources in Spanish for women and girls. go.usa.gov/VNQe. #HHMSalud
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A5: Promotoras: Educational materials on #physicalactivity & #nutrition now available in Spanish: 1.usa.gov/1uDJLaB #HHMSalud
A4: miBuscador de salud helps families find out which important health services they may need this year. 1.usa.gov/ZmTZl1 #HHMSalud
Are you Hispanic & living with cancer? Look here for resources in Spanish: 1.usa.gov/X80w1i #HHMSalud @MinorityHealth @SaluddeMinorias
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A2: These resources help all parents, incl #Latinos, talk w/ teens about health #HHMSalud is.gd/WyW3di
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Check out this week’s health challenge & RT if you plan to take us up on it! pic.twitter.com/gTrY8Sj3Og
A2: We have Spanish resources to help talk about health topics. Example on how to talk about losing weight: 1.usa.gov/X7jaq4 #HHMSalud
This week, we’re sharing tips & resources to help you talk to your kids about sex. Follow us to join the conversation! #parenting
Follow @Readygov @CDCemergency @fema @GetReady @PHEgov for more on getting prepared for emergencies. #FF #NatlPrep
Make sure your family is ready for an emergency — get tips to plan for an #evacuation: 1.usa.gov/1q8p6Ll #NatlPrep
Need ideas for healthy snacks? You aren’t alone! Check out our monthly newsletter: bit.ly/1uzbusP #healthfinder
Looking for a quick and easy emergency communication plan? Fill this one out with your kids: ow.ly/i/6JJta #NatlPrep
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Contact your state’s #emergency management office to learn about disasters that might happen in your area: 1.usa.gov/1try9ta #NatlPrep
Get help starting a conversation about unhealthy relationships: 1.usa.gov/1mXHQfs #WhyIStayed #WhyILeft
Share your thoughts on the latest #HealthNews: “Report: 21 states don't meet emergency standards for kids” usat.ly/1sXJFbL
Learn what to do for injuries and emergencies: 1.usa.gov/1uScqbA #NatlPrep #healthfinder
Relationship violence isn’t always preventable, but there are ways to protect yourself: 1.usa.gov/H29JAS #WhyIStayed #WhyILeft
9/17 1-2 PM EDT: Join us for a chat on emergency preparedness for little ones. PHE.gov/Prep4Kids #Prep4Kids pic.twitter.com/3sqoCYUzeS
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Shelter-in-place means to take shelter wherever you are — at home, work, school, or in between. Learn how: 1.usa.gov/1BadCKI #NatlPrep
New blog! 3 prep steps for your family. Know what you need, what to do & how to communicate: go.usa.gov/ykwm #NatlPrep
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Sit down and fill out this Family Emergency Plan together so everyone in your family will know what to do: 1.usa.gov/1qxifda [PDF]
#childobesitychat DrRG: It's imp. to decrease home portions or say bye to the clean plate club. Teach kids to trust their full tummies!
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Is your child overweight or obese? Don’t put him/her on a diet without a dr.’s advice! Learn more: go.usa.gov/VZmk #childobesitychat
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A3: Support healthier school meals & encourage kids to make smart choices. #childobesitychat ow.ly/Bg1lq pic.twitter.com/ukdZ7HgVVT
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You can help your child stay at a healthy weight. Get tips here: 1.usa.gov/191EpwS #NCOAM #childobesitychat
From @Readygov — Know what questions to ask at work or your child’s school about their emergency plan: 1.usa.gov/1A2hPNX #NatlPrep
Every family needs a #FirstAid kit. Find out what to put in yours: mayocl.in/1w3z6py #NatlPrep