Adolescents

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Teenagers can't discern true from fake online health messages - study

Most existing research on media literacy involves adults. However, adolescents are equally active online and need to have the skills to understand health information. 

COVID-19: Here's how to address continued mental health difficulties in teens

Adolescents have faced a myriad of challenges over the last two years. Now that the pandemic appears to be slowing down, it's time to address the mental health fallout.

By KEREN NAOR/WALLA!
24/06/2022

Type 1 diabetes is not always ‘juvenile,’ new Israeli study shows - exclusive

Pancreatic cells that produce insulin can be destroyed in overweight teens as well as adults, requiring injections of insulin, according to Sheba study.

BBYO holds largest Jewish gathering since the pandemic began

A release from the organizations said the event at the Baltimore Convention Center running Feb. 17-21 focused on Jewish philanthropy and Jewish education.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
25/02/2022

How can you talk to teens about sexuality in a healthy way?

Many parents avoid talking about sex and sexuality with their teens, basically leaving their children alone in front of a topic they have a lot of questions about.

By ATAR ROSENFELD/Walla!
24/02/2022
A vial of the Pfizer vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is seen as medical staff are

Pfizer vaccine 90% effective in warding off COVID in adolescents

The study compared nearly 95,000 adolescents who received the vaccine against the same number who did not, finding similarities and differences.

EU clears Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents

The decision comes after European Medicines Agency (EMA) backed the use of the vaccine in 12- to 15-year olds earlier in the day

By REUTERS
29/05/2021
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FDA approves Israeli migraine-relief patch for adolescents

The device will be used to soothe episodic and chronic migraines among adolescents who are 12 years and older.

Judy Blume's teen classic 'Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret' turns 50

The coming-of-age classic, focuses on 11-year-old Margaret as she navigates puberty and questions her faith after growing up without a religious affiliation.

HOW CAN you maintain your sanity and actually ‘enjoy’ raising children without resorting to extreme

Revisiting the Ten Commandments of parenting: the first four

How do you help children become respectful and responsible adults, while you maintain your sanity and actually “enjoy” raising children? I thought I’d share the Ten Commandments of raising children.

By DR. BATYA L. LUDMAN
13/02/2020
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