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There's nothing wrong with being sexual as a teen

I have had a very high drive for romance since I was very young. Starting in kindergarten I had a passionate crush on the same boy until I was 6th grade. 749 more words

Adolescent Drug Trend Survey Reports Decrease of Opioid Use

In the midst of the ongoing opioid epidemic, a nationwide survey from the National Institute on Drug Abuse found that misuse of prescription-issued opioids among teenagers has declined in 2017, continuing a downward trend that has been happening for more than a decade. 391 more words

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Preventive mental health interventions for refugee children and adolescents in high-income settings

Author(s): Mina FAZEL ; Theresa S. BETANCOURT


The mental health of refugee children and adolescents is a multifaceted phenomenon that needs to be understood and addressed across multiple sectors that influence all potential determinants of health, including housing, education, economic opportunities, and the larger policy and political context including immigration.

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27% of California adolescents are gender nonconforming, study finds

A new UCLA study finds that 27 percent, or 796,000, of California’s youth, ages 12 to 17, report they are viewed by others as gender nonconforming at school. 205 more words


Trump administration slashes funds for reducing teen birth rates

The Trump administration has abruptly slashed federal funding for programs to reduce teenage pregnancy rates, including three Bay Area projects that had been promised money under the Obama administration to operate through 2020.

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This one’s for you parents! I need you to understand, not every child is very bright. Now, you may think, this is another blog trying to teach you about your child without ant first hand information about any of you. 516 more words


Traditional Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Author(s): Kim Donaghue*, Sze Lyn Jeanne Wong.

Background: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) as a result of macrovascular changes is the leading cause of mortality in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1DM). 96 more words