Tag Archives: Teens

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 »

Perspectives: Key Questions To Ask About Ways To Eliminate Disparity In Health Care; Count The Ways Juul Attracts Teens To Vaping

Opinion writers weigh in on these public health topics and other health issues. Boston Globe: What Level Of Disparity In Health Care Are We Willing To Tolerate? The United States leads the world in health care innovation, but we are tragically dead last as compared with other high-income countries when it comes to keeping our… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: PTSD is a big problem in teens – and universities need to act on it

To this day I remember the gut-wrenching anxiety I felt each morning as I entered school. Was it fear of the ­unknown, fear of failure, fear of feeling like a fool, fear of bullying (I was plump) or some unknown indescribable dread? Whatever it was, it dogged my school days, reaching crescendos at exam times,… 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 »