Adolescent Medicine

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Children that are bullied, sexually abused, more likely to smoke, drink as adults

February 22, 2019

Read the Perspective from Mary Muscari, PhD, MSCr, CPNP, PMHCNS-BC, AFN-BC

In the Journals

2-question screen predicts adolescent risk for alcohol use disorder

February 20, 2019
A two-question screening tool accurately predicted a diagnosis of alcohol use disorder in adolescents, according to research published in Pediatrics. “The early…
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‘Everyone has a role to play’ in addressing the STD crisis

Infectious Diseases in Children, February 2019
According to the CDC, 2.3 million new cases of the three nationally notifiable sexually transmitted diseases — chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis — were…

Flu vaccine 47% effective in US, early estimates show

February 14, 2019
The influenza vaccine has been 47% effective overall this season in the United States, including 46% effective against the predominant circulating virus, influenza…
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The Role of the Parent in Adolescent Substance Use

Pediatric Annals, October 2014, Volume 43 Issue 10
The overall goal of adolescent development is personal emancipation through individuation. The parent is considered an…
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Best of Obesity Forum® 2018

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk, Inc.

The incidence of obesity has increased dramatically over the past 20 years and is considered to be an epidemic in the…
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Meeting News

VIDEO: AAP supports 'gender-affirming care' for youth

November 8, 2018
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