Items Tagged ‘adolescence’

Healthy social media use for children and teens

August 1, 2018

Healthy social media use for children and teens

By Health Tips for Parents healthtips

Recent research shows that children between the ages of 8 and 12 spend an average of six hours a day on social media, while teens can spend upwards of nine hours a day on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and other social media platforms. Social media plays an important role in the individual and social development of […]

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Tags: adolescence, cyberbullying, screen time, social media, teasing, teenager, Wireless Technology, Youth Culture


Cancer protection for boys and girls: The HPV vaccine

January 18, 2017

Cancer protection for boys and girls: The HPV vaccine

By uclahealth uclahealth

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, which protects against the most common sexually-transmitted infection in the United States, is often referred to as the cervical cancer vaccine. It’s true that HPV causes most cervical cancers, but it’s also true that the vaccine is effective against other types of cancer in both men and women, which is […]

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Tags: adolescence, cancer, cervical cancer vaccine, cevical cancer, genital warts, HPV, HPV vaccine, human papillomavirus vaccine, mouth cancer, oral sex, teenagers, vaccine