Teen Health News
Shapewear Might Be Affecting Teen Health
The latest teen fashion trend could be taking a toll on their health.
Parents Should Tell Kids Picture-Perfect Celebs Aren't Real, Psychologists Say
the American Medical Association denounced the doctoring of photographs, urging advertisers to work with child and teen health experts to set limits on Photoshopping. Two Dartmouth researchers have come up with a novel solution -- a software
California12-Year-Olds to Get HPV Vaccine Without Parental Consent
California girls as young as 12 can soon receive the human papillomavirus , or HPV, vaccine without the consent of their parents. Last Sunday Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill into law, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2012. “It’s always a close question as to what...
Teen Acne, Sweating and Sex: Read 'You: The Owners Manual for Teens'
top health tips for teens. Before we get going, we do think it's important that you know a bit about how we view teen health . So keep these themes in mind as you're reading. The teen body is unique. There's a lot of health info out there
Dr. Oz's Schoolhouse Call: Teen Health Tips
Dr. Mehmet Oz offers easy solutions to many health problems teenagers face.
Teens With Health Insurance Absent in the Doctors' Offices
doctors, teens, and their families have the opportunity to talk about more than just acute pain and illness. "[ Teen health issues] that we see and deal with often are risk-taking behaviors such as alcohol use , substance use, and sexual
Teen Gets Abortion With Help of Her Seattle High School
consent form that permitted her daughter to go to the teen health center on the campus of Ballard High School for what ..... abortion . "She took a pregnancy test at school at the teen health center," the mother told KOMO. "Nowhere in the paperwork
Most Teens Aren't Getting Preventive Health Care
March 30 in the journal Pediatrics . More information The American Academy of Family Physicians offers advice about teen health . SOURCE: University of California, San Francisco, news release, March 30, 2009
Report Finds Fault With U.S. Health Services for Teens
of primary care than insured adolescents, the report noted. More information The Nemours Foundation has more about teen health care . SOURCE: National Research Council, news release, Dec. 9, 2008
Sexually Charged TV Might Raise Risk of Teen Pregnancy
Disclosing the shows would divert attention "from our core message that this kind of programming can have an impact on teen health , including pregnancy risk," Chandra stressed. Overall, 14 percent of those in the survey reported getting pregnant
Secondhand Smoke Hurts Kids' Grades
FRIDAY, Oct. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Not only is secondhand smoke a threat to teen health , it can also affect their school test scores, a new study finds. Researchers at Temple University found that 16- and 18-year-olds
Study Challenges Abstinence
on contraception, is misguided," warns the report. The study may change the financial future and the direction of teen health programs. Researchers from Columbia University used data from a national study to look at contraceptive use, sexual
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