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Teen Health Week Apr 6
Our Teen Health Week event was a success!!!!!!
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Office of Population Affairs Apr 5
Adolescents use alcohol more than any other drug, including tobacco and marijuana.
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Belinda Hernandez Apr 3
Couldn’t have picked a better month to join Twitter! National Public Health Week Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month National Minority Health Month
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HHS.gov Mar 22
Replying to @TeenMD205
Thanks, Dr. Tina. Great to hear Birmingham will be involved during !
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AMA Apr 1
Teen pregnancy is risky and can be a fraught topic in the exam room. It's important that physicians emphasize confidentiality to send the conversation in the right direction.
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Ryan Byrne Apr 4
Just learned it’s and today’s theme is violence and mental health. Honored to be working with and the foster care support clinic team at new Sumney Medical Pavilion today!
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Christopher Pepper - Mr. Health Teacher Apr 1
Follow the hashtag this week - lots of interesting resources and ideas being posted.
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SHAPE Vermont Mar 8
The U.S. Dept of HHS is hosting a series of six FREE adolescent health webinars throughout the month of March to gear up for (April 1-7). Check out this doc for webinar titles, a brief overview of each, and links to register.
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Stanford Medicine Tobacco Prevention Toolkit Apr 1
👩🏽‍🦱🧑🏼👩🏻👨🏾‍🦱👩🏻‍🦰Teens are more susceptible to drug addiction due to several factors including misconceptions about risk, the nature of their developing brains, decision-making skills are still being developed & factual/easily accessible information is not available.
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AMA Apr 1
opposes policies preventing transgender individuals from accessing basic human services and public facilities in line with one’s gender identity.
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AMA Apr 6
Caroline Barangan, MD, a 12-year veteran of adolescent medicine, shares what it's like to work in her specialty.
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AMA Apr 3
Although the HPV vaccine was first licensed in the U.S. in 2006, by 2014 only 34% of girls and 21% of boys aged 13 to 15 had completed the three-dose series.
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EVERFI Apr 1
EVERFI is proud to power a national coalition dedicated to fight youth prescription drug abuse and misuse.
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PA Department of Health Apr 3
Teens need vaccines too! Vaccines are necessary to protect teens from serious diseases. If your teen has not previously been vaccinated, it's not too late. Learn more about vaccinations →
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KY Youth Advocates Mar 22
is coming up the first week of April! To gear up for it, check out the webinar Addressing Adolescent Mental Health in Schools: Mental Health Curricula and Mindfulness coming up on March 26 at 2PM ET. Register here:
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AMA Apr 3
The impact of lower vaccination rates has been clear. named vaccine hesitancy among the top 10 threats to global health in 2019.
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PA Department of Health Apr 5
Opioid-use disorder does not discriminate—it affects people of all ages. If you or someone in your family struggles with prescription drug abuse or opioid addiction, help is available. Call 1-800-662-HELP for help + treatment information.
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Stanford Medicine Tobacco Prevention Toolkit Apr 1
Replying to @StanfordTPT
For all these reasons, and more explored throughout the Tobacco Prevention Toolkit, it is necessary to educate and empower teens to make healthier decisions for their well-being and their futures.
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Michigan HHS Dept Apr 2
It’s ! School Based Health Centers can implement programs on nutrition and physical activity throughout schools and the community, offer healthy snack tastings, and provide individual counseling. Find a teen friendly health center at .
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HHS.gov Mar 14
Replying to @HHSPopAffairs
Thank you! We’re looking forward to discussing during .
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