In 2009, screening guidelines for Pap tests were changed for women and girls under aged 21; But there may be an unintended consequence: Some young women may be missing out on screening for chlamydia, a common sexually transmitted disease.
It’s definitely good to start them early. A new study suggests that women who were active when they were still in their teens have a lesser risk of dying by the time they reach adulthood. The study was conducted by Nashville’s Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Cent…
Not enough teenagers are receiving the vaccine against human papillomavirus (HPV), according to the CDC. Most teenagers in the United States have not received even a single dose of the vaccine, although the percentage that are is rising slowly
Zion Harvey lost his hands and feet to an infection when he was two. Now, surgeons at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have transplanted new hands and forearms onto the boy in the first such operation done on a child.
Many college students come up with strategies to protect themselves from the consequences of drinking too much alcohol. But theese strategies end up with them drinking more alcohol than they planned or expected.
When you were 8 years old, what were your concerns? Perhaps you’ve thought about homework, friends, sports, and cartoons. A new UK research suggests that 8-year-olds these days have a far more serious problem: body image.
The epidemic in heroin use across the country is affecting both men and women, all age groups, and people at all income levels. The greatest increases are occurring in groups that had usually had lower rates of heroin use in the past, including women and those…