- The teen years: Risky business? Dreher, Nancy // Current Health 2;Sep96, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p6
Focuses on the possible health risks faced by teenagers in the United States and offers advice on how to avoid these risks. Top ten causes of death; Car and motorcycle accidents; Epidemic of violence; Suicide risk; HIV infections; Heredity factor; Uncontrolled risk factors; Prevention.
- Just ask us? // Current Health 2;Jan1997, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p4
Answers questions related to adolescent health and hygiene. Benefits from the intake of multivitamins; Treatment for stuttering; Debate on the role of salt in a person's body.
- Just ask us. // Current Health 2;May97, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p4
Offers health advice for teenagers. Foods associated with salmonella poisoning; Benefits of sunglass use by children; Summer cold; Link between appearance of fingernails and a person's health.
- Teens who turned bad habits into good health. Arenofsky, Janice // Current Health 2;May97, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p6
Presents real-life stories of teenagers who decided to turn their vices and bad habits into good health habits. Decision to stop smoking by 16-year-old Leslie Chadwick; Cutdown on junk food and eat more fruits and vegetables; Going on a vegetarian diet; Termination of marijuana habit. INSET:...
- Just ask us? // Current Health 1;Apr97, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p4
Answers health-related questions for children and teenagers. Includes reason for pain when stung by a bee; Cause of motion sickness; Cause of ear wax secretions.
- The cult of thinness. // Youth Studies Australia;Autumn1994, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p9
Reports on a survey on Australian adolescents' perspectives about their body image and diet. Teenage girls' use of diets because they are dissatisfied with their bodies; Boys' interest in getting fitter; Use of extreme weight-loss methods.
- Health. Headley, Susan // Youth Studies Australia;Mar1998, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p60
Presents an abstract entitled `Adolescents Report Their Need for and Use of Health Care Services,' by M.J. Zimmer-Gebeck, T. Alexander et al published in the `Journal of Adolescent Health'.
- Squeaky clean teens. Kate, Nancy Ten // American Demographics;Jan95, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p42
Reports on the personal hygiene of teenage boys in the United States. Use of deodorant; Frequency of showers; Purchase of grooming products; Peer approval of a teenager's purchase.
- Literature reviews. Lampe, John B.; Braverman, Paula // Clinical Pediatrics;Oct1996, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p542
Presents a summary of a study titled `Adolescents' Perceptions of Factors Affecting Their Decisions to Seek Health Care,' by K.R. Ginsburg, G.B. Slap, et al, published in the 1995 issue of `J.A.M.A.'
- Rising sex, drugs and violence hurt U.S. teens' health. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;8/20/95, Vol. 69 Issue 16, p10
Quotes an article in the June 7, 1995 issue of `Journal of the American Medical Association,' reporting on the effects of violence, substance abuse and unprotected sex on the health of American adolescents. Trends including instances of assault or abuse and marijuana use; Suggested intervention.