Tag Archives: Teens

Ginger for Teens Puts “Full-family Approach” to Mental Health Care in Hands of Employers

Health in 2 Point 00 Jul 20, 2021• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Digital mental health unicorn Ginger has just launched ‘Ginger for Teens’ in an effort to help the 1-in-5 teens currently suffering from mental health disorders, amid what’s being called a “teen mental health crisis.” No doubt parents are at their wit’s end… Read More »

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine aces trial in teens, teeing up back-to-school FDA approval

Teens across the U.S. started getting COVID-19 vaccines this month after Pfizer’s shot. With new data released Tuesday, Moderna’s shot could soon be available to kids, too. In a phase 3 trial in kids ages 12 to 18, Moderna’s vaccine posted 100% efficacy after two doses. Investigators enrolled 3,700 participants and randomly assigned two-thirds to receive two doses of… Read More »

FDA to consider restricting menthol vape products if teens begin using them, official says

Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration would consider restricting the sale of menthol-flavored vaping products if teens start using them as the agency moves to ban most other flavors, an FDA official said Friday. Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that… Read More »

Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

September 4, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is publisher & founder of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. The title of the article that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine was too tempting for many journalists – “Blindness Caused By A Junk Food Diet.”  It was an article about the experience of one teenage… Read More »

Teaching Troubled Teens with Effective Academic Programs

Changes are always a constant element of maturing teens. As they enter middle school, they begin to deal with issues concerning their family, social, and romantic relations. They have to juggle all these in addition to their rigorous academic requirements. Hence, most transformation processes among teenagers are interesting yet difficult. To effectively cope with their… Read More »