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Teen Health (INACTIVE)

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  • Do 'jokesters' distort research on gay youth?

    Do 'jokesters' distort research on gay youth?
    A controversial new study argues that a host of research on gay, lesbian and bisexual teenagers could be based on faulty data because of confused teens and “jokesters” who later said they were straight.
  • Doctors and teenage patients should talk more about sex, study says

    Doctors and teenage patients should talk more about sex, study says
    Both the American Medical Assn. and the American Academy of Pediatrics advise doctors to talk to their teenage patients about sex, but discussions about sexual feelings and health occurred in only 65% of the checkups analyzed in a new study. Even when...

    Multiple military deployments in families may raise teen suicide risk

    Multiple military deployments in families may raise teen suicide risk
    Teenagers with family members in the military were more likely to contemplate suicide if their relatives were deployed overseas multiple times, according to researchers from USC. After analyzing survey data from 14,299 secondary school students in...

    County moves ahead with San Fernando teen health center

    Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday took another step toward placing a $6.2-million teen health center at San Fernando High School. The health center would be open to Los Angeles Unified School District students and provide services including...

    State teen birthrate dropped to lowest level in 20 years

    State teen birthrate dropped to lowest level in 20 years
    In 2011, the birthrate for teenage girls in California dropped to its lowest level since 1991, a state report released Wednesday announced. Twenty-eight children were born in the state for every 1,000 teenage girls, a sharp decline from 1991 when the...