News tagged with teen girls
(HealthDay)—Half of pregnant teens in substance-abuse treatment programs used alcohol or drugs in the month before they entered treatment. And nearly 20 percent used drugs or alcohol on a daily basis during ...
Pediatrics May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research from experts within the University of Minnesota School of Nursing has found teen girls at high risk for pregnancy reported being significantly less likely to participate in social bullying after participating ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues have found that healthy adolescent females have predetermined expectations for becoming parents in the future, but have concerns about fertility and childbearing should ...
Cancer Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Like the chicken pox or fifth disease, a bout of "Bieber Fever" is a childhood passage for many young girls. Moreover, it's a way to explore their sense of identity, according to a Kansas State University family studies researcher.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Adolescent girls participating in a sexual risk reduction (SRR) intervention study were more likely to practice abstinence and, if sexually active, showed substantial decreases in unprotected sex, number of partners, and ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For many teen girls, an overly large cup size may not be such a good thing, with many reporting serious discomfort both physically and emotionally because of their large breasts.
Pediatrics Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Having to wear a body brace for the treatment of scoliosis (curved spine) causes stress for teen patients and their parents, a new study finds.
Health Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Less than half of adolescents are advised by their pediatric health care provider to eat healthily and exercise more, but rates of counseling are higher among obese teens, according to a study ...
Pediatrics Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
More US teenagers are postponing sex than in 1995, and hormonal contraceptive use is up among those who are sexually active, said US health authorities on Thursday.
Health May 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A new government study suggests a lot of teenage girls are clueless about their chances of getting pregnant.
Health Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Girls may be sugar and spice, but "everything nice" takes a back seat when friends let them down.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 22, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
A surprising 80 percent of teenage boys say they are using condoms the first time they have sex, a government survey found in a powerful sign that decades of efforts to change young people's sexual behavior ...
Health Oct 12, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Prenatal lead exposure is linked to a greater risk of high blood pressure in teen girls, but not in boys, a new study from the University of Michigan shows.
Health Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Low vitamin D linked to earlier first menstruation, a risk factor for health problems throughout life
(Medical Xpress) -- A study links low vitamin D in young girls with early menstruation, which is a risk factor for a host of health problems for teen girls as well as women later in life.
Health Aug 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(PhysOrg.com) -- Many teen girls who push, slap or punch their dates know the situation could become more violent, but they think most consequences are unlikely, a new study shows.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 13, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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