Tag Archives: Teens

Teens Who Feel Empowered Less Likely to Bully, Harass or Commit Sexual Violence: Study

Teens (Photo Credits: ANI) Washington DC, March 22: Teens who personally have a sense of empowerment are less likely to harass, bully or think of committing acts of sexual violence, suggests a study by Rutgers University, the University of Nebraska, and the University of New Hampshire. Published in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence, the… Read More »

Doctors go to TikTok to talk to teens about vaping and how celery juice won’t cure cancer

Rose Marie Leslie, a doctor with a big following on TikTok. Rose Marie Leslie Dr. Rose Marie Leslie is hoping to reach teens with a message about the dangers of e-cigarettes. So she’s started posting regularly on TikTok, the popular short video app, and has collected a large following. Leslie, who goes by @DrLeslie and… Read More »

Teens and confidentiality

When my primary care patients reach high school age, or sometimes before, I kick their parents out of the exam room. I don’t do it right at the beginning of the visit. I meet with them both first, to see what the parents are worried about (teens don’t always tell me), and to get updated… Read More »