The rise in vaping among teens is alarming to pediatricians & parents. It’s common for teens’ first exposure to come from peer pressure.
Teens - Adolescent Health
An adolescent medicine specialist at CHOC offers facts on HPV and explains how it can indeed lead to cervical cancer.
HPV affects nearly all sexually active men and women at some point in their lives. The HPV vaccine is more effective the younger it is given.
In this installment of Ask a CHOC Doc, an adolescent medicine specialist answers a submitted question on how to safely gain weight.
The female athlete “triad,” consists of three health concerns: disordered eating, low bone density (osteoporosis), and loss of periods).
Heavy periods, also known as dysmenorrhea, can be painful, and is one of the most common medical problems teen girls face.
At CHOC, we believe parents should feel like experts in their child’s health. It can be stressful to navigate puberty. We’re here to help.