Teen Health




  • Kids are bouncing back after summer injuries

    Tips for parents to help kids comfortably and safely recover from an injury

    Skinned knees and bumps and bruises are a common occurrence with kids being so active, but unfortunately, serious injuries like broken bones or deep cuts can occur as well. Parents can be proactive in their child’s recovery process if they do suffer an injury this summer utilizing some simple tips read more »
  • Poor oral health can cause serious medical conditions

    New Delta Dental report finds many are unaware of this connection

    Delta Dental released the 2022 State of America's Oral Health and Wellness Report, a nationwide analysis of consumer opinions and behaviors relating to oral health. Findings from the Delta Dental-commissioned research of U.S. adults and parents of children ages 12 and younger illuminate what they thought about their oral health and what they did to properly care for it at home and with their dentist during 2021. read more »
  • Periods start earlier for young girls

    How to prepare them

    The changes in lifestyle over the past several years—reduced physical activity, a rich diet—may have triggered earlier periods in young girls. Since girls as young as 10 start their puberty, parents should consider how to initiate conversations about their natural cycles to counteract any misleading information found online. read more »
  • Minerva Surgical Announces AUB Awareness Day

    Minerva calls on women to talk about their periods

    Minerva Surgical, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTRS), a women’s health company focused on the treatment of AUB (Abnormal Uterine Bleeding), today announced the debut of the first ever AUB Awareness Day on May 18, 2022. read more »
  • NEW Dove Self-Esteem Project

    Campaign Exposes the Insidious Nature of Toxic Beauty Advice in Teens' Feeds

    Teens in the US are spending increasing amounts of time on social media. NEW Dove Self-Esteem Project research proves this to be true. 2 in 3 girls in the US are spending more than an hour each day on social media, which is more than they are spending in person with friends. Beauty advice fills their feeds, but unfortunately, it is not all positive. In fact, 1 in 2 girls say idealized beauty content on social media causes low self-esteem. read more »
  • Today's Podiatrist Keeps Kids Active

    Parents should watch for pain, subtle signs of foot and ankle problems in children

    America's podiatrists want parents to know that foot and ankle pain is never normal for kids. If a child experiences pain or a change in the condition of their feet and ankles, it's time to check in with the expert in kids' foot health—today's podiatrist. read more »