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Unlocking Potential: The Value of Under-the-Radar Academic Programs for High School Students

In the dynamic landscape of high school education, specific programs are hidden gems that offer students unique opportunities to develop critical skills and stand out in the college admissions process. Let’s explore some noteworthy academic programs that often don’t get the attention they deserve.    The AP Capstone Diploma: A Jewel in Advanced Placement’s (AP’s)…

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Birth Control Options for Adolescents & Availability

While many parents hope their teenagers abstain from sex, the fact is that the United States has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the developed world, according to TeensHealth. Many birth control methods are available to both adolescent girls and boys without parental consent, though openly discussing such issues with your children is usually more helpful than avoiding them, according to the Center for Young Women’s Health.

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Male Fertility Foods

Sometimes, infertility problems happen because a man has problems with his sperm count, according to both MSNBC and the Baby Center. While basic steps like taking vitamins and not wearing tight underwear can help increase male fertility, sometimes cutting back on processed foods and eating better can go a long way toward making a baby. Men who want to conceive a child should also avoid smoking marijuana or prolonged hot tub soaks, as these practices can also sap sperm motility.

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Shiloh Jolie-Pitt’s Name Change: What Parents Need to Know

This week, social media is buzzing with the news that Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, daughter of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, has filed a request to legally drop "Pitt" from her hyphenated surname on her 18th birthday this month. Shiloh’s decision has ignited a plethora of reactions online, from fiesty discussions about “Brangelina” family dynamics, celebrity relationships…