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Risk for HCV infection greater with heroin use than prescription opioids

March 20, 2013
Heroin injection increases the risk for hepatitis C infection more than the injection of prescription opioids among at-risk youth, according to data…
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Adolescent access to sexual health care in ED draws support

March 18, 2013
Health care providers were generally found to be supportive of an intervention to incorporate a health educator in the ED to improve adolescent…
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Multifaceted intervention increased vaccine acceptance among adolescents

March 15, 2013
Interventions simultaneously targeting parents through educational brochures and students through teacher-based interventions enhanced adolescent…
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Polysubstance use among male juvenile offenders increased levels of anger, aggression

March 15, 2013
Male juvenile offenders are more likely to have increased levels of anger and aggression when they engage in polysubstance use, according to a paper…
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PCPs offer ‘haven’ for female adolescents after pregnancy

March 15, 2013
Standardized clinic protocols related to healthy pregnancy counseling, testing for sexually transmitted infections and primary care follow-up…
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Team sports had positive effect on health risk behaviors among alternative high school students

March 14, 2013
Alternative high school students avoided risky health behaviors through sports team participation that fostered positive school and adult…
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Perinatally acquired HIV patients require more health information, services

March 14, 2013
Sexual and reproductive information and services provided by HIV health care providers for adolescents and young adults with perinatally acquired HIV…
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Barriers to expedited partner therapy exist for providers treating STIs

March 14, 2013
Expedited partner therapy as a treatment for infected sexual partners is blocked from use for a variety of reasons, new research suggests…
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Anorexia nervosa might be marker of neuropsychiatric SLE

March 14, 2013
The presence of anorexia nervosa in girls with systemic lupus erythematosus suggested that the eating disorder might be a novel presentation of…
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HPV-related diseases perceived as separate concerns by teenage boys

HemOnc Today, June 10, 2013
Teenage boys conceptualized genital warts and HPV-related cancer as distinct conditions through drawings and descriptions, according to a poster…