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American Idol Former Finalist, Brooke White, Helps Teens Cast Flu Prevention Vote
Date:2/4/2009

want to miss. A judges' panel will select five finalists, but the winner will be America's choice, through an online vote for the favorite video. The student that submits the winning video will receive a personal appearance and acoustic concert by Brooke White for his or her school!

IDontWanttoMiss.com is also the interactive homeroom for teens, parents and teachers, featuring prevention tips and expert advice from Dr. Harley Rotbart, author of Germ Proof Your Kids, as well as information on the PSA contest. The site also features interactive polls for teens and an opportunity for parents to submit their own healthy habit tips.

Keep the Flu Out of Your "Top 12" This Winter

From the gym to the band room, schools are breeding grounds for germs. It is easy for teens to pick up illness-causing germs from their friends. In fact, according to a recent survey, more than a third of teens (34 percent) share their electronic devices among other teens at least several times a week.

"Research shows that teenagers and their parents may not understand the importance of prevention, but it's not too late to take action," said Dr. Harley Rotbart. "Since flu season can last as long as May, and this year's flu strains are resistant to some medicines that usually treat the flu, parents should still take teens to get a flu shot so they do not miss out on upcoming spring activities, like prom, a big musical or the basketball championship."

Don't Want to Be Out of the Competition?

Teens and their families can help "eliminate" the flu virus so they don't miss out on the things they care about the most. Once the family is vaccinated, follow these simple steps to help prevent the flu virus from spreading:

  • After You Hi-Five, Wash Your Hands: In order to kill germs, wash your hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seco
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