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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
207 doctors shared insights

Teen Health (Overview)

Teen health refers to the health issues that are unique to teens, and commonly relates to sexual activity, drug use, and psychiatric health.


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What are some sites for teen health help?

What are some sites for teen health help?

See below: The society for adolescent health and medicine has a links page with many links by category ( www.Adolescenthealth.Org) as a starting point. The cdc and the american academy of pediatrics websites would also be good starting points. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
207 doctors shared insights

Teen Health (Overview)

Teen health refers to the health issues that are unique to teens, and commonly relates to sexual activity, drug use, and psychiatric health.


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What are some websites for teen health help?

What are some websites for teen health help?

Several are credible: To get him or her to opt in a teen might need to be introduced to multiple sites, and parents should check out sites also. The cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/family/kids/ american academy of pediatrics and american college of sports medicine are sites of credible information on fitness, nutrition, health. There are now more resources available through popular websites and apps; see if created by experts. ...Read more

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Caring for Tweens & Teens (Tip)

Caring for Tweens & Teens

Nothing more gratifying than to have your kid thank you for doing good by them. Give 'em all you got! ...See more

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How much does teen health effect our middle years health?

How much does teen health effect our middle years health?

Teen Health: Teen health will affect our entire life, not just middle years. Good diet will avoid the epidemic obesity in our country. Physical activity strengthens our body development. Tobacco and excessive alcohol use have long term impact. Sexual transmitted infection may have permanent consequences on our body and reproductive well being. The examples are too numerous to list here. ...Read more

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How much does teen health affect your middle years health?

How much does teen health affect your middle years health?

A fair amount: Clearly, the health patterns and lifestyle choices we adopt in our teen years can have both a positive and negative impact towards your middle years health. All of us should strive to make good health choices, specifically, eating healthy, getting sufficient exercise, avoiding drugs, alcohol and smoking, and develop good sleep patterns to name a few. ...Read more

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Caring for Tweens & Teens (Tip)

Caring for Tweens & Teens

Do the food shopping together. Teach them to de-code food labels & eat fresh food- no ingredients! ...See more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
Daily
Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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How do you think the media has depicted teen health?

How do you think the media has depicted teen health?

Unhealthy: I think that the media, accurately so, has depicted teen health as having issues with obesity, and, therefore, portrayed teens to be unhealthy. ...Read more

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How do you think the media has affected teen health?

How do you think the media has affected teen health?

Media: Media reflects our society in general. Media is one way teens get information, just like family, school etc. There are positive views and there are some that are detrimental to the development of physical, mental, sexual and financial health to teens. Education from authentic sources will teach us how to judge the value of the media reports. Mere information, of course, is not knowledge. ...Read more