This recent study by NAHIC staff investigated whether providers target adolescent preventive screening on the basis of BMI status, with a focus on overweight adolescents, given recent guidelines.
Category: State Policy
This 2008 brief provides an annotated list of organizations and agencies that monitor trends in state and federal policies related to the 21 Critical Health Objectives.
Improving the Health of Adolescents & Young Adults: A Guide for States and Communities is a companion to Healthy People 2010. The document helps communities and individuals translate the Healthy People 2010 objectives that are key to adolescent health and safety into a vision for improving adolescent health and well-being.