Adolescent Medicine

The latest in contraceptives for 2022

May 09, 2022

A presentation at the 2022 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Annual Clinical & Scientific Meeting discussed the recent updates in contraceptives including new nonhormonal intrauterine devices.

Effect of menthol bans on teen smoking rates

May 04, 2022

The US Food and Drug Administration has considered the banning of menthol products in an attempt to reduce tobacco use among adolescents. An investigation offers insight into how such bans impact the use of such products.

Calls for better research after USPSTF issues recommendation statement against routine eating disorder screening

April 13, 2022

The recent recommendation statement from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) that routine screening for eating disorders aren’t needed for teenagers with normal growth and weight was met with displeasure by experts in the field.