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pre·teen

(prē′tēn′)
adj.
1. Relating to or designed for children especially between the ages of 10 and 12.
2. Being a child especially between the ages of 10 and 12; preadolescent.
n.
A preteen boy or girl.
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The new television, radio, print, outdoor and digital PSAs end with the tagline, "You don't have to be perfect to be a perfect parent," reassuring prospective parents that even if they are not 'perfect', they have the ability to provide the stability and security that preteens in foster care need and deserve.
A new survey commissioned by the NASN and Sanofi Pasteur confirms that although preteens and teens are aware that these activities may put them at risk, they continue to engage in them:
2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national survey shows most preteens and teens engage in day-to-day activities that may put them at risk of contracting meningococcal meningitis, a rare, but serious bacterial infection that can cause meningitis and take the life of an otherwise healthy child in just a single day.
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Voices of Meningitis is a multi-year initiative comprising widespread national and regional awareness activities to encourage parents to consider vaccination for their preteen and teenage children.
Preteen speak can range from actual paragraphs, to phrases, to single words, and finally grunts, growls, groans, and whines.
Gerald and Evan contracted meningococcal disease, more commonly known as meningitis, and your preteen and teenage children may also be at risk.
Last year's ``Rugrats'' special episode titled ``All Growed Up,'' which flashed forward to show the cartoon tykes in their awkward preteen years, was such a hit that Nickelodeon is spinning it off into a separate series.
In an effort to protect every adult and child, the Georgia Department of Public Health established this year, Preteen Vaccine Awareness Week, June 23-27 to serve as a reminder for parents to talk with their preteens and teens about getting immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases.
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The Adventures of Johnny Saturday" addresses preteen issues of self-esteem development and enhancement and other appropriate issues.