Research :: NAHIC Fact Sheets

Over the last five years, NAHIC has created a series of Fact Sheets on adolescent and young adult health that are concise and easy to use. We anticipate updating the Fact Sheets with current over the next year.

TOPIC(S)

Archives, Fact Sheets

DATE POSTED

February 24, 2008

AUTHOR(S)

Charles E. Irwin, Jr., Claire D. Brindis, Sally Adams, M. Jane Park, Tina Paul Mulye, Chelsea D. Nelson, Fay Chang & Michael Berlin

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