Providers need to talk to teens more about health issues

12/30/2008 | Reuters

A survey found primary care providers don't talk about health behaviors with teens often enough during office visits. The 2003 California Health Interview Survey found 15% of adolescents talked with a provider about violence, while 76% discussed nutrition and exercise. More younger children reported talking about safety but were less likely to have had a conversation about violence or sexually transmitted diseases.

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