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Total Number of HPV Vaccination Encounters Down During Pandemic

However, there was an increase seen in vaccinations per encounter, with seasonal variation

Nearly One in 10 U.S. Teens, Adults Had Past-Year Depression

Sharp increases in depression seen among teens, young adults from 2015 to 2019

Unintentional Overdose Deaths in U.S. Teens Spiked in 2020

Eight in 10 teen unintentional overdose deaths involved fentanyl and other synthetic opioids

Odds of Poor Vision Increased for Black, Mexican, Low-Income Teens

Black, Mexican, non-U.S. citizen teens more likely to have visual acuity worse than 20/40 in better-seeing eye

Some Ultraprocessed Foods May Lead to Broader Consumption for Teens

Study looks at adolescent eating behavior and its implications for modifiable hypertension risk factors

Psychosis, Bipolar Disorder May Be Predictable Years Before Disease Onset

Half of those who developed psychosis and bipolar disorder in Finland had attended Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

More Adolescents and Young Adults Enrolled in Trials After Launch of NCTN

AYAs enrolled in trials increased from 9.5 to 14.0 percent after launch of National Clinical Trials Network

Juul to Pay $438.5 Million for Its Role in Teen Vaping Crisis

Meanwhile, FDA is still deciding whether it will allow Juul to sell its products in this country

Vaccine Coverage Examined Among Adolescents Age 13 to 17 Years

Coverage with at least one MenACWY dose by age 13 years was 5.1 percentage points lower for those who reached age 13 years in 2021 versus 2019

Risk for Vaping Up for Physically Active High School Students

Those who are physically active two to three or four to five days/week have 11 and 23 percent higher risk for EVP use, respectively