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Child and Adolescent Health

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Infancy: Newborn Complications and Disorders | Infant Disorders | Infant Care | Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Childhood: General Children's Health | Children's Health Topics (Index) | Childhood Infectious Diseases | Child Care | Growth and Development | Nutrition | Toilet Training | Weight Management

Adolescence: Puberty | General Adolescent Health | Adolescent Physical Health | Adolescent Mental Health | Adolescent Sexual Health

Parenting: General Parenting | Gay and Lesbian Parenting | Adoption | Foster Care


General Adolescent Health

Medical Examinations
General Information
Early Adolescence (11-14) Visit to the Doctor:Aetna InteliHealth
Middle Adolescence (15-17) Visit to the Doctor:Aetna InteliHealth
Late Adolescence (18-21) Visit to the Doctor:Aetna InteliHealth
Preventive Health Counseling for Adolescents:American Academy of Family Physicians
Medical Examinations for Female Adolescents
Your First Gyn Visit:ACOG [for Teens]
Pelvic Exams:Planned Parenthood
Tool Kit for Teen Care, Second Edition: Pap Tests:ACOG [PDF]
Medical Examinations for Male Adolescents
Testicular Exams:TeensHealth from Nemours
How to Perform a Testicular Self-Examination:Nemours Foundation [for Teens]


Index to Adolescent Health Topics
Acne Pregnancy
Anxiety Disorders    Rape
Contraception Schizophrenia
Depression Scoliosis
Drinking Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Drugs Smoking
Eating Disorders Suicide
Menstruation Youth Violence
Mononucleosis


Adolescent Physical Health

General Information
General Health and Development (List of Articles):Center for Young Women's Health
Gynecology and Reproductive Health (List of Articles):Center for Young Women's Health
Teen Health:MedlinePlus


Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs
Teens: Alcohol and Other Drugs:AACAP
Straight Talk About Alcohol:GirlsHealth.gov
Straight Talk About Drugs:GirlsHealth.gov
Tobacco and Kids:AACAP
Straight Talk About Tobacco:GirlsHealth.gov
See also Mental Health, Substance Abuse by Juveniles


Nutrition and Fitness
Take Charge of Your Health: A Teenager's Guide to Better Health:NIDDK [PDF]
Nutrition and Fitness (List of Articles):Center for Young Women's Health
Fitness:GirlsHealth.gov
Tool Kit for Teen Care, Second Edition: Physical Activity:ACOG
Nutrition:GirlsHealth.gov
Tool Kit for Teen Care, Second Edition: Weight Management:ACOG [PDF]


Adolescent Mental Health

Emotional Health (List of Articles):Center for Young Women's Health
Your Feelings:GirlsHealth.gov
Helping Teenagers With Stress:AACAP
Tool Kit for Teen Care, Second Edition: Stress and Trauma:ACOG [PDF]
Tool Kit for Teen Care, Second Edition: Media and Body Image:ACOG [PDF]
Relationships:GirlsHealth.gov
Am I in a Healthy Relationship?:Nemours Foundation
Child and Adolescent Mental Health:NIMH
The Adolescent Brain:Society for Neuroscience
Teen Mental Health:MedlinePlus


Adolescent Sexual Health

Info for Teens:Planned Parenthood
You and Your Sexuality:ACOG
Adolescent Sexuality:UpToDate Patient Information
Sexuality and Sexual Health (List of Articles):Center for Young Women's Health
Sexual Health (List of Articles):Nemours Foundation [for Teens]
It's Your (Sex) Life: Your Guide to Safe & Responsible Sex:Kaiser Family Foundation [PDF]
Birth Control:ACOG [for Teens]
Tool Kit for Teen Care, Second Edition: Sexually Transmitted Diseases:ACOG [PDF]
Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Adolescents:AACAP
Lesbian Health: A Guide for Teens:Center for Young Women's Health
Teen Sexual Health:MedlinePlus


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