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Duke Medicine: Teer House plans workshops on teen issues, active kids and skin cancer

Posted June 4, 2012

Duke Medicine, Go Ask Mom's sponsor, offers all kinds of free classes, support groups and programs each week on everything from baby care to weight loss.

Among the programs this month are three that might be of interest to parents. Here's what's scheduled:

  • 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 14: Helping Your Teen Thrive (and not just survive): Listen to adolescent medicine specialist Dr. Richard Chung give tips on parenting, communication, and adolescent health issues. Get answers to your questions and concerns during this forum.
  • 10 a.m. to noon, June 23 and July 21: Active Kids: Getting A Daily Dose of Fun: Learn tips, tools, and toys to help kids (and families) incorporate physical activity with healthy benefits. Kids and parents welcome. Come prepared to have fun and move! Kim McNally, a health fitness specialist and wellness coach, will lead the sessions.
  • 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 28: Skin Cancer: An Ounce of Prevention: Explore types, risks, prevention tips, and treatment options for skin cancer. Led by Dr. Sarah Wolfe.

For more information about these programs and others, go to the events calendar on

Registration is required either online at or call 1-888-ASK-DUKE (1-888-275-3853). Teer House is a comprehensive educational resource within the Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development for Duke Medicine. The Teer House is at 4019 North Roxboro St. in Durham.

Find health information and advice from Duke Medicine here every Tuesday.


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