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An electronic screening tool that starts with a single question to assess the frequency of substance misuse appears to be an easy way to screen teenagers who visited a physician for routine medical care.
Every parent struggles to communicate effectively with their teen. San Diego family therapist Dr. Joanne J.
Prior research has shown strong associations between adolescent alcohol abuse and adverse outcomes in early adulthood.
Public voting will determine the top three finalists who compete for $35,000 in scholarships NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online voting to select the top three finalists
Even though popular media often seems to be saturated in sex, nearly nine out of 10 young adults (86%) “wish popular media like movies and TV shows portrayed virginity in a more realistic way,”
Girls and young women who post sexy or revealing photos on social media sites such as Facebook are viewed by their female peers as less physically and socially attractive and less competent to perform tasks
Many teens will push their parents’ buttons to get their way or simply to lash out at mom or dad. Dr.
The UBC Sauder School of Business study claims teenagers working summer or even evening jobs during the school semester gain a competitive advantage over teenagers who do not work.
HealthyChildren.org, the official American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Web site for parents, has released a new issue of Healthy Children, a digital-only magazine for smartphones and tablets.
WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of adolescents visiting the emergency department for any reason, one in five girls and one in eight boys reported dating violence in the past
- A trick or prank.