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


Lure of tuition aid, gifts draw college students to 'sugar daddy' sites
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/24/15)


What parents need to know about teenagers' mental health issues
Pittsburgh Post Gazette (12/9/14)

Program educates athletes about sexual assault
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, (7/22/14)

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


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)


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)

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)

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)


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)