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Latest Adolescent medicine Stories

2013-06-13 16:41:15

Rape is shockingly common in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, where as many as one in four adolescent girls are raped each year.

2013-05-09 23:44:13

Teen Health Coach, Linda Mandelbaum HHC, AADP, LE is now working with teenage clients throughout the United States via Skype coaching. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB)

2012-10-22 22:32:17

Online health records could be surprisingly useful for at-risk teenagers who cycle through the juvenile justice system.

HPV Vaccinations Not Associated With Increased Sexual Activity In Adolescent Girls
2012-10-15 10:20:49

Despite previous warnings that adolescent girls who receive vaccines for human papillomavirus (HPV) would be more sexually active, a new study has found those concerns to be grossly unwarranted.

2012-10-02 10:49:52

A study of girls and young women in California suggests that the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV4) appeared to be associated with syncope (fainting) on the day of vaccination and skin infections in the two weeks after vaccination.

2012-09-17 15:43:15

California's pediatricians-in-training are not adequately educated about the methods to prevent recurrent sexually transmitted infections in teenagers.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.