New findings link positive messages—and positive feelings about being Black—with a decreased likelihood of depression symptoms in Black teen girls.
Sept. 23, 2020 • ~4 min
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New findings affirm that early sex ed before "first sex" can protect the sexual health of Black teen guys and their partners.
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~9 min
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"...there has been almost no research on how racism drives activism, especially for young people." A new study investigates that relationship.
Sept. 9, 2020 • ~6 min
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Young people with chronic disease need help transitioning from pediatric to adult health care, researchers say. The key to making it easier? Confidence.
Aug. 25, 2020 • ~4 min
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Among young people tested for the virus that causes COVID-19, teens who vape were five to seven times more likely to be infected than those who did not.
Aug. 14, 2020 • ~7 min
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Two forms of abuse, stalking and harassment, are surprisingly common in teen relationships, according to new research.
July 30, 2020 • ~5 min
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Rather than offering a sense of security, active shooter drills at school can make teens feel unsafe, scared, helpless, or sad, according to a new poll.
July 24, 2020 • ~4 min
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The sexual and reproductive health of teens and young adults has shifted during the pandemic. Loss of independence and privacy are two concerns.
June 18, 2020 • ~4 min
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