Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Providers with pediatric, adolescent training increased engagement in HIV care

March 28, 2014
Engagement in care for adolescents with HIV could be increased with the availability of providers who have pediatric or adolescent training…
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Community outreach program targeted adolescents at high risk for HIV

March 28, 2014
A clinical care and community outreach program, Health and Education Alternatives for Teens, successfully assessed an at-risk demographic of…
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Program improved communication between parents and children with HIV

March 27, 2014
An intervention program focused on improving quality of life among adolescents helped communication between parents and adolescents with HIV, which…
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Adolescent medicine subspecialists may increase quality of care at HIV clinics

March 27, 2014
Many different providers often care for youth with HIV, although a significantly low percentage have received adolescent medicine subspecialty…
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Perception of desire to conceive lowered condom use among blacks

March 26, 2014
The desire to conceive a child may be driving the low rates of condom use among young black males, despite sexually transmitted infection and HIV…
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STI project boosts screening rates among adolescents

March 26, 2014
The implementation of the Bronx Ongoing Pediatric Screening project, which targets sexually transmitted infections, improved screening rates among…
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Language, income rates factor into trust of school immunization programs

March 25, 2014
 The internal consistency of a modified scale that assessed patient trust in school-located immunization programs varied depending on primary…
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Use of expedited partner therapy limited by feelings of discomfort, liability

March 25, 2014
Although expedited partner therapy has proven to be beneficial in reduction of STI rates, few providers utilize the service because of discomfort…
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Concerns arise about HPV vaccine, infertility in males

March 19, 2013
Some parents of adolescent boys are concerned about infertility as an adverse effect of the HPV vaccine, which may contribute to low vaccination…
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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…