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Adolescent Medicine in the News

View current news clips below featuring the patients, programs, and staff of Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC’s Division of Adolescent Medicine. Check back often for updates.

2014
To Keep Teenagers Alert, Schools Let Them Sleep In
N.Y. Times Well Blog, (3/13/2014)

2013
HPV Vaccine Effective but Grossly Underutilized
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (8/5/2013)

Reproductive Coercion: When Men Sabotage Birth Control
New York Magazine, (5/2013)

'Thigh gap’ trend for some young women worries culture watchers
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, (5/10/2013)

OB-GYN group calls on doctors to screen for sexual coercion
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (1/24/2013)

30 Percent of U.S. Teen Girls Meet Up With Online Strangers
U.S. News & World Report, (1/14/2013)

2012
Teenagers and the Morning-After Pill
The New York Times, (12/3/2012)

LARCs: A Safe Choice for Teens with Chronic Medical Conditions (PDF)
Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (Volume 25, Issue 6), (12/2012)

Bullying, abuse linked to suicidal thoughts in kids
CNN, (10/23/2012)

Learning About Healthy Teen Relationships
New Pittsburgh Courier, (10/17/2012)

Depression Rates Rise for Girls During Teen Years
U.S. News/HealthDay, (8/1/2012)

Cutting compulsion affects kids as young as 7, study finds
MSNBC, (6/11/2012)

Boys into men: One doctor's effort to help young people have respectful relationships without violence
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (4/30/2012) 

For adolescents' health and success, don't start school at an earlier time
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (4/26/2012)

In the age of internet porn, teaching boys to be good men
Toronto Globe and Mail, (4/21/2012)

Can young men’s athletic coaches help stem dating violence?
The Washington Post "The Checkup" blog, (3/26/2012)

Sacramento-area study indicates you can coach young men to respect their girlfriends
The Sacramento Bee, (3/25/2012)

Pressure to excel can create too much tension for teens
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (3/1/2012)

AHS Pilot Program Tackles Teen Dating Abuse 
Alameda Patch, (2/20/2012)

Having "The Talk" With Your Kids
Huffington Post , (2/8/2012)

Pediatricians recommend HPV vaccine for boys
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (2/1/2012)

2011
Local health experts laud papillomavirus vaccine for boys
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, (10/26/2011) 

Exercise Ups Kids' Quit-Smoking Success Rate
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday), (9/19/2011)

Candidate's comments about HPV vaccine worry doctors
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (9/16/2011)

HPV Vaccine Enters Political Debate
KDKA-TV, (9/16/2011)

HPV Vaccine Gains Popularity Among Boys
KDKA-TV, (9/1/2011)

July Issue: Parenting through Puberty
Pittsburgh Parent Magazine (7/2011)

Parents Find Media Rating Systems Lacking
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday), (6/21/2011)

 
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March 18, 2014
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