This report by NAHIC and Child Trends discusses the importance of nurturing healthy habits during adolescence to support physical growth. It discusses the effects of habits including diet, physical activity, sleep, and oral health.
The report can be accessed here. It is one portion of “Adolescent Health Highlights,” a three-part mini-series produced by NAHIC and Child Trends, which focus on important current issues in adolescent health. The other two highlights can be accessed below.
February 26, 2014
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This brief aims to inform health professionals, policymakers, educators, administrators, and school-based health centers concerned with the health and well-being of adolescents.
This 2002 article reviews the gender and racial/ethnic disparities in adolescent health.
The State and National Data Profiles allows users to assess recent progress on Healthy People 2010’s 21 Critical Health Objectives by presenting data and text highlights that correspond to the baseline (1998-99) and final (2007-09) measures.
The Adolescent Health Working Group, based in San Francisco, held its 11th Annual Teen/Young Adult Provider Gathering. This year’s training focused on Increasing Patient-Centered Care for Young Women. Dr. Brindis was featured as the keynote speaker, and gave a presentation entitled “Adolescent and Young Adult Health in San Francisco: Opportunities for Change.” She discussed the health of […]
Midcourse Review of the Healthy People 2010: 21 Critical Health Objectives for Adol’s & Young Adults
Progress on the 21 Critical Health Objectives was reviewed as part of the Healthy People 2010 Midcourse Review. The review found little or no improvement on most objectives.