adolescent health

Energy drinks can pose a health risk to children and adolescents, due to their high caffeine content. And a recent review from a consumer advocacy group says these drinks should not be sold or marketed at all to children under age 18.
Obese adolescents are at risk of becoming obese adults, which in turn places them at a higher risk of early diabetes and other chronic conditions. And exercise is an important means of both improving their general health as well as helping them with weight loss.
The United States is trailing the rest of the world in terms of HPV vaccination rates. As we have written recently, according to the CDC, vaccination rates among girls are only at 33 percent. The rate among