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Immigrants and girls had worse HIV outcomes in this study.
Many adolescents experiencing COVID-related mental health crises can end up stuck in emergency rooms on long waiting lists for treatment.
Authorization of the vaccine adds nearly 17 million more Americans to the pool of those eligible to be immunized against COVID-19.
The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was 100% effective in a study of adolescents; trials for younger children are now underway.
Compared with efavirenz-based regimens, dolutegravir-containing ones resulted in fewer switches and better viral control.
Nearly a third of teens and young adults improperly use tranquilizers, stimulants and other psychoactive drugs.
Federal data show a nationwide surge of kids in mental health crisis during the pandemic.
Young people who smoke a lot of weed are more likely to harm themselves and die of any cause.
Some clinicians may be making questionable decisions that may negatively affect kids’ health outcomes.
An estimated 34 to 44 million adults at increased risk for the virus have a connection to schools.
The greatest increase in such visits was among girls ages 15 to 17, mostly related to substance use and self-harm.
Youth with depression, schizophrenia, substance use and bipolar disorder are more apt to harm themselves and should be regularly assessed.
Young people handle negative social situations better when they’ve gotten enough quality shuteye.
Dorothy Horton, PsyD, answers your questions in her latest Ask Doctor Dee column.
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