Pre-Teen and Teen Health

Castle Connolly Medical The farmer’s market is your ticket to healthy eating this summer. According to Atlantic Health System dietitians, the time between when a fruit or vegetable is harvested and when you actually eat it impacts the content of its vitamins and minerals. For this reason, locally-grown produce that you can obtain at or right before prime ripeness offer greater nutritional value than imported foods. As an added bonus for families, farmer’s markets expose kids to healthier snack options and teach them about the growing and harvesting process.
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Pre-Teen and Teen Health Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available.
 
Concussion Support Group
Student athletes who have had a concussion are invited with their parents to share experiences and learn how concussions can affect cognitive function.
Fourth Tuesday of every month, 7:00 to 8:00pm
Overlook Medical Center, 5th Floor, Conference Room 1
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

Hydrocephalus Support Group
This group provides educational information, guidance and support for children and adults with hydrocephalus and shunts.
Morristown Medical Center, Auditorium B
For more information, schedules and to register, please call 973-326-9000.


Pediatric Neuro-oncology Clinic
Pediatric neurospecialists and oncologists provide services at this clinic.
Second Friday of each month, 9:00am to Noon
Goryeb Children’s Hospital, Center for Advanced Medicine in Pediatrics (CAMP)
Farris Family Building, 3rd floor
For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call 973-971-8585.


Pre-Teen and Teen Health Articles
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Most kids don't get enough sleep, and that may put them on a path to future heart trouble, a new study finds.

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Alternative medicines -- such as herbal products and so-called nutraceuticals -- have soared in popularity among American youth, a new report shows.

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A perfect storm of murder, addiction and carelessness has fueled a recent and troubling increase in deaths among U.S. children and teens, a new government report shows.

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While much attention has been paid to the dangers of e-cigarette use among teens, new research shows that more than half of all tobacco smoked by young people comes from hookahs.

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Teens who were once hooked on sugary sodas may now be now turning to sugary sports drinks, a new study reveals.

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