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Physical Activity

Number FS018

How much should you exercise? Experts recommend 60 minutes of moderate physical activity most days of the week. Exercises may include the following types: Aerobic exercise is continuous activity in ...

January 2009


Plastic Surgery

Number FS019

What are the different types of plastic surgery? Cosmetic surgery is done to reshape normal structures of the body and to improve how the individual feels about her appearance. Sometimes this improv...

January 2009


Preparing Your Practice for Adolescent Health Care

There are many different ways to incorporate adolescent health care into your practice. Please review these suggestions and determine what will work best for your practice. Some of these suggestions ...

January 2009


Violence - A Fact Sheet for Parents

Number FS035

Violence is the act of severely hurting someone on purpose. It has become a major issue facing today’s young adults. Each year, far too many teens commit acts of violence and their victims are most o...

January 2009


Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

Number FS021

What is premenstrual syndrome (PMS ) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder? Most women feel physical or mood changes during the days before their menstrual period. When these changes affect normal life...

January 2009


Suggested Responses to Common Adolescent-Related Telephone Questions

Offices that serve adolescent patients may find it helpful to adopt protocols for answering questions that adolescents commonly ask over the telephone. The use of protocols will depend on staff capab...

January 2009


Stress and Trauma

Number FS023

What should you know about stress? Stress is what people feel when reacting to pressure or worry. Stress is a normal reaction to many things. Stress is caused by emotions, but it can affect your body...

January 2009


Substance Abuse - A Fact Sheet for Parents

Number FS033

What is meant by substance abuse? Use of any illegal drug, such as cocaine, marijuana, or heroin, Any use of alcohol or tobacco (see the “Tobacco Use” and “Alcohol Use” fact sheets) that causes risk...

January 2009


Pregnancy Options

Number FS020

How do you know if you are pregnant? A missed menstrual period is a common sign of a pregnancy. Other signs include spotting or a very light menstrual period, tender breasts, being tired, upset stoma...

January 2009


Substance Abuse

Number FS024

What is meant by substance abuse? Any use of an illegal drug such as cocaine, marijuana, or heroin Any use of alcohol or tobacco (see the “Tobacco Use” and “Alcohol Use” fact sheets) that causes ris...

January 2009