Poor teens who feel positively about their community may be protected from some of the damaging effects of poverty on mental health, according to new ...
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At a time when the world is focused on addressing the core MDG targets for maternal and child mortality, why did the iERG raise the issue of adolescent health? The reasons are multiple.
Parents and caregivers should ask about vaccination every time they take children for a health care visit. For many families, it's easier than ever to get complete vaccination coverage.
This May, as we observe National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, there is encouraging news to report in our nation's ongoing effort to prevent teen ...
So what does the research tell us? We need to talk to both young women and men, not once but early and often about sexual health and responsibility.
WASHINGTON — Backpack. Notebooks. Whooping cough shot?
If you haven't worried about back-to-school shots since your tween or teen was entering ...
85 percent of obese teens will become obese adults. Research shows that teens' activity level is a strong predictor of whether they will be overweight or obese as adults.
Neurologists are still learning not only how the brain works, but how it matures. Chronic trauma to the brain at a young age could possibly lead to chronic progressive disabling neurological disorders later on.
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