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Early menstruation is not by itself a risk factor for later obesity

Early menstruation is not by itself a risk factor for later obesity

Teens more likely to have good friends if they have a warm relationship with their parents

Teens more likely to have good friends if they have a warm relationship with their parents

Family-based treatments are effective for substance abuse

Family-based treatments are effective for substance abuse

Experts gather in the fields of childhood and adolescent mental-health problems

Experts gather in the fields of childhood and adolescent mental-health problems

Acting violently could be protective against the effects of community violence

Acting violently could be protective against the effects of community violence

Adolescents who are lethargic, cranky and forgetful may have chronic sleep deprivation

Adolescents who are lethargic, cranky and forgetful may have chronic sleep deprivation

Virginity pledges don't reduce teen sexual activity

Virginity pledges don't reduce teen sexual activity

Adolescents not receiving health counseling

Adolescents not receiving health counseling

NHS must overhaul its approach to adolescent health

NHS must overhaul its approach to adolescent health

Young people believe oral sex less likely to have negative social and emotional consequences

Young people believe oral sex less likely to have negative social and emotional consequences

Why do black South Africans have a low hip fracture rate despite low calcium intake?

Why do black South Africans have a low hip fracture rate despite low calcium intake?

STD incidents amongst students who pledge viginity

STD incidents amongst students who pledge viginity

Virginity pledges may even encourage higher risk sexual behavior among young adults

Virginity pledges may even encourage higher risk sexual behavior among young adults

What risk factors influence teenagers to start experimenting with marijuana?

What risk factors influence teenagers to start experimenting with marijuana?

Smoking prevention programs in junior high or high school have little influence on whether teens choose to light up

Smoking prevention programs in junior high or high school have little influence on whether teens choose to light up

Natural mentoring relationships positively impact teens

Natural mentoring relationships positively impact teens

Several causes for concern regarding children's health in general practice in Britain

Several causes for concern regarding children's health in general practice in Britain

Sociologists create a love map for an entire high school

Sociologists create a love map for an entire high school

New publication on adolescent health

New publication on adolescent health

Diagnosis of tuberculosis in young children can be confirmed by a straightforward sputum test

Diagnosis of tuberculosis in young children can be confirmed by a straightforward sputum test