Navigation Links
Society for Adolescent Medicine Meeting to Focus on 'E-Teens' and How Adolescents Incorporate Technology and Health
Date:3/17/2009

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's adolescents have the dubious distinction of being the most "wired" generation to date. They somehow complete homework while simultaneously texting on mobile phones, listening to iPods, IM-ing from computers and posting photos and video to Facebook. These young people are able to bring the world to their fingertips in a way that previous generations never imagined. The Society for Adolescent Medicine is examining "e-teens" and how they incorporate technology into their personal health at their annual scientific meeting in Los Angeles, March 25-28, 2009. It will be the first meeting ever to address technology and health in teens.

One of the "hot topic" sessions specifically focused on "e-teens" is entitled "Can We Use the Internet to Screen Adolescents for Chlamydia? Satisfaction and Results of the iwantthekit.org." This session will examine results from the Web site iwantthekit.org, which provides free home testing kits for sexually transmitted infections, including Chlamydia. What researchers have found is that the adolescent girls recruited for home sampling demonstrated a high prevalence of Chlamydia, and reported high acceptability for confidential, in-home private testing. Girls are able to access results privately and are then encouraged to seek treatment should test results be positive. The program provides access to high-risk populations who do not access clinic services.

The term "helicopter parents" has been around for more than a decade to describe parents who pay an undue amount of attention to their children in college, checking in daily via cell phone and even negotiating grades with professors. But increases in technology mean more methods for parents to be involved in their college students' lives, and hovering seems to have increased. The Hot Topic session, "Helicopter Parents: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly," will examine how beneficial or detrimental "heli
'/>"/>

SOURCE The Society for Adolescent Medicine
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. American Society of Transplantation to Host Boston Pops and the Redford Family on May 30th to Raise Transplant Awareness
2. Clinical Care Options and NAM Selected by the International AIDS Society to Collaborate on Official Online Conference Coverage From Annual Meetings
3. N.C. Dental Society Urges North Carolinians to Not Forego Dental Care
4. American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) - Myths About Never Ending Pursuit of Patient Safety and Satisfaction Debunked
5. VIDEO from Medialink and the Society of Interventional Radiology: Prostate and Kidney Cancer - New Life-Changing Developments
6. Gap Inc., The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Encourage Shoppers to Support Cancer-Fighting Programs
7. New Research Released at Annual Society for Adolescent Medicine Meeting Provides Vital Insights into Adolescent Health Issues
8. Autism Support Network and the Israeli Society for Autistic Children Form International Alliance
9. University of Maryland Business School Continues Executive Education Leadership With Maryland State Medical Society Partnership
10. National Multiple Sclerosis Society Commends President Obamas Initial Steps in Removing the Bans on Embryonic Stem Cell Research
11. American Chemical Societys Weekly PressPac -- March 4, 2009
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/21/2014)... The Oncology Institute of Hope and Innovation ... and Whittier offices. The Hope for the Holidays Toy Drive ... and their families during the holiday season. This year, the ... children between both offices. This event continues to be successful ... service team, store managers and assistant managers came out and ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... Weddingshe.com has recently announced its new collection of ... special occasion dresses for the coming new year. ... dresses for global women. Now, all the models on ... 80% off. Among the new items, the model of ... is very popular. What’s more, Weddingshe.com also provides a ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... SATURDAY, Dec. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The holidays ... when they contend with fresh trees, scented candles and ... and on the decorations that have been packed away ... in my allergy and asthma patients," Dr. Rachna Shah, ... School of Medicine, said in Loyola news release. ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... (PRWEB) December 20, 2014 Atore, Inc, ... company just launched first birthday focused portal on December ... BIRTHDAY MESSAGE” launched in both US and Japan. , ... MESSAGE : http://merrybirthday.net/message/ , MERRY BIRTHDAY MESSAGE ... birthday around the world. , Features, Choose from thousands ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... The Twin Cities DI Day is recognized ... nation! Over 250 financial professionals come together each year ... industry, get motivated to protect their clients and to ... overcoming the challenges of disability. , On September 23rd, ... together to attend The 13th Annual Twin Cities DI ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Tons of New-in Winter Sweet 16 Dresses from Weddingshe Online Now 2Health News:Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies 2Health News:Atore, Inc. Releasing the First Birthday Portal 2Health News:The 13th Annual Twin Cities DI Day Now On Video 2Health News:The 13th Annual Twin Cities DI Day Now On Video 3
... College at Dallas report that contact lenses, both ... materials are expected to reduce the possibility of ... available now. Based in part on these findings, ... hyper-oxygen transmissible contact lenses for 30-day continuous wear.// ...
... way to stop the hair loss associated with drug treatment ... alopecia (CIA), is a frequent side effect of cancer therapy ... time in their lives.// ,Currently, there is no effective ... way doctors can attempt to minimise hair loss is to ...
... have found the genetic mutation that is to blame ... many people.The breakthrough could lead to the development of drugs ... more than one in twelve people suffer from some form ... a history of problems such as panic disorders, agoraphobia and ...
... clues to the high failure rate of cloning and ... core of the nucleus.The discovery, announced at the annual ... Science in Washington, shows that DNA has an internal ... provides clues to how active genes and 'junk DNA' ...
... study, exercise can help older people avert a form ... standing up and walking an impossible one.Those who regularly ... lose abilities to perform activities of daily living. ... Texas, this report is the first to demonstrate that ...
... have developed a screening technique for persons suffering from ... investigations of skin lesions may allow doctors to identify ... particularly those of the colon. ,By looking ... in members of families with a history of HNPCC ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New contact lens materials 2Health News:Breakthrough in cancer therapy 2Health News:The anxiety gene, 2Health News:DNA and clones 2Health News:Arthritis risk reduced by exercise 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... DIEGO and CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, Calif. ... Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE ;  Sorrento), an ... associated pain, and Conkwest, Inc., a privately-held immuno-oncology ... Natural Killer (NK) cell-line based therapy, announced today ... agreement to jointly develop next generation CAR-TNK™ (pronounced ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... 18, 2014  Decision Resources Group finds that the ... will increase to a value of over ... by expansion in the large direct energy device market. ... increasingly adopted due to the advantages they offer and ... findings from Decision Resources Group,s coverage of the U.S. ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... KANSAS CITY, Kan. , Dec. 18, 2014 ... PETX ), a biopharmaceutical company focused on ... for companion animals, today announced positive results from ... company,s innovative drug for treating pain in dogs ... demonstrated improvements in pain assessment scores that were ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 2Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 3Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 4Sorrento and Conkwest Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration 5U.S. Laparoscopic Device Market Will Reach Over $4.3 Billion by 2023 2U.S. Laparoscopic Device Market Will Reach Over $4.3 Billion by 2023 3Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 2Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 3Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 4Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Top-Line Results from AT-001 Pivotal Field Study in Client-Owned Dogs with Osteoarthritis 5
... University Medical Pharmaceuticals, which specializes in developing and distributing ... to the mass market, announced today that it has ... , Mr. Ten brings 28 years of ... luxury and consumer packaged goods industry. At University ...
... Inc., a company leading the scientific research of neurogenesis ... identify novel pathways for the treatment of central nervous ... Scolnick from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard ... to its scientific advisory board. The appointees join BrainCells, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:University Medical Pharmaceuticals Selects Jeffrey Ten as Senior Vice President, International Sales 2University Medical Pharmaceuticals Selects Jeffrey Ten as Senior Vice President, International Sales 3BrainCells Inc. Broadens Scientific Advisory Board Adding Drs. Edward Scolnick and David Holtzman 2BrainCells Inc. Broadens Scientific Advisory Board Adding Drs. Edward Scolnick and David Holtzman 3
... Produces up to 12 L/min of Type ... On Demand, The Super-Q Plus System is ... water which has been pretreated by reverse ... consistently produce ultrapure water quality which exceeds ...
... to 12 L/min of Type I ultrapure ... The Super-Q Plus System is designed to ... has been pretreated by reverse osmosis, distillation ... ultrapure water quality which exceeds Type I ...
... Water for Basic Laboratory Needs, Synergy systems ... flow rate from 1 to 1.2 L/min to ... Synergy 185 system incorporates a dual-wavelength UV lamp ... with low levels of organic contaminants (< 5 ...
... speed, stability and durability. Back-lighted Display. ... multiple units of measure, piece counting ... and GLP/GMP/ISO output including date and ... Built-in, motor-driven internal calibration mass for ...
Medicine Products: