| Apr 4, 2012
| 11:10 PM
The Calipatria UnifiedSchool District and Migrant Education Program hosted our 10th annual Family & Children’s Health Fair on March 21 at Grace Smith School in Niland. It was a great success. We had over 200 parents and children participate and 45...
| May 2, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Bad news for the U.S. Apparently our country has a very high death rate for young people, much of it a result of excessive partying and firearms.
A new study of adolescent health around the globe found the United States had the highest mortality rate...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Watch Direct Access Friday, June 1st, at Midnight on DC50 for coverage, with exclusive interviews, from the "I Care About Me" event, which took place Monday, May 21st.
DC Department of Health Launches Teen Health Campaign “I Care About Me”...
| Aug 26, 2012
You can see why a state might require minors to have a parent's OK before they receive medical care. But Maryland law has made life especially difficult for homeless teenagers who have no adults watching out for them.
It's the sort of problem that drives...
| Jul 25, 2012
Fewer Maryland children are living in high-poverty neighborhoods than a decade ago, but the lingering economic slump has left more parents without a steady paycheck, theAnnie E. Casey Foundationreported Wednesday.
The Baltimore-based charity ranks...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:28 PM
A new study confirms something pediatricians and parents already suspected: One key to having happy, healthy and less depressed children is to have earlier bedtimes.
The study was conducted by researchers at Columbia University and appears in the journal...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Coverage of the DOH Teen Health Campaign "I Care About Me"on May 21, 2012. Plus your Celebrity Hook-Up and the hottest new videos.
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:11 PM
17 year old Anela Praycic is like a lot of teenagers these days that diet, lose weight and then gain it right back.
"I've done it,” Anela said. “I've lost five to ten pounds at the least and at the most like fifteen and I thought it wasn't...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 11:11 AM
When your teen comes home slurring, swaying and smelling of alcohol, here's a research finding that will help you pinpoint whom to finger as the major "bad influence" in the kid's life. First, a couple of hints: It's not that rowdy gang of boys your son...
| Aug 30, 2010
Most kids have a well-child medical check-up once a year. That's what the experts recommend for school-age children and teenagers. But one medical group suggests that teenage girls should have two annual preventive health visits: one a general checkup...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 9:34 PM
The rate of teen pregnancies in California is at a record low, according to a new state report. Factors include the influence of sex education programs, the poor economy and possibly even reality television programs that show the struggles of young...