Tag: "teen" at medical news
Study: Too few doctors ask teens about smoking
...ing a golden opportunity to intervene with current teen
smokers and to dissuade potential smokers among the younger teen
population." Information for the study, published in the journal Health Services Research ...
Parental control of media influences behavior
...howing a link between seeing smoking in movies and teen
smoking. Now, researchers have shown that parents who monitor their children's movie and video-watching habits and prohibit R-rated movies - where smoking is much more common - can profoundly affect the chances their children will try smoking. Only ...
New survey reveals surprising insights into parental attitudes toward teenage sexual behavior
... parents may be hesitant to acknowledge that their teen
could be sexually active and exposed to harmful di...ip is ever evolving and the transition through the teen
years can be particularly tough on both adolescents and their parents," said Vaughn I. Rickert, Psy....
Highlights of the September Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...than actually are. Unless a doctor advises it, the teen
years are not a time for a weight-loss diet. "Parents, teachers, health professionals and other adult role models can help adolescents and teens with their weight issues. The best approach is positive no nagging, forbidden foods or criticism. Under...
$25 million funds health promotion studies at UT School of Public Health
...exual behaviors, sexually transmitted diseases and teen
pregnancy. Researchers also study issues that affect adult health, such as communicating about flu vaccinations and colorectal and prostate cancer screenings. "During the past 17 years our goal has been to translate research into practice -- that me...
Therapy, medication combination superior for children with obsessive-compulsive disorder
...etween the ages of 6 and 9 years old or during the teen
years. The lifetime prevalence of OCD for the entire population is between 2 and 3 percent, according to the researchers. "Our study is consistent with several other studies in showing that SSRI treatment alone is helpful for many children...
Grant to study why teens smoke
...ed social, emotional and physiological contexts of teen
smoking, which have not been addressed as comprehe...king, to examine many factors that might influence teen
smoking behaviors. The researchers will look at adolescent smoking patterns and predictors includ...
State policies decrease youth smoking, drinking and sex
...ility of family planning clinics and a decrease in teen
sexual intercourse. The study results suggest that...mily Health Sciences. The Hopkins researchers used teen
responses to the 1995 Youth Risk Behavior Survey, which was conducted by 20 U.S. states and cities. ...
Parents have complex opinions about notification laws for minors' access to contraception
...d exist that requires parental notification when a teen
requests birth control from a clinic. The majority of those surveyed were white (88.5 percent), female (67.8 percent), and aged 40 to 49 years (65.8 percent). The researchers found that more than half (55.1 percent) of the parents thought parental n...
Bone density returns when teens stop using Depo Provera, Group Health study finds
...ed 18 to 39. However, the current study shows that teen
women who discontinued using Depo-Provera appeared...pine, and whole-body bone densities in 170 healthy teen
women, aged 14 to 18, who get their care at Group Health Cooperative. The bone densities of the 80 p...
Dialogue & personal example work best for parents in drug talks with teens
...ents in broaching the subjects of drugs with their teen
children and to weigh their effectiveness. In the...ers say. The strategy for drug talks changes once teen
children move out of the house or go to college, Miller-Day says. At that point, parents would do be...
Teen tooth trauma prevalent in Ontario
...team's next task is to determine the causes of the teen
tooth trauma, including such potential culprits as hockey injuries and family violence, and where the injuries take place. "We want to determine how many of these injuries are preventable and how we can prevent them," says Locker. His research appear...
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