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Spring/Summer 2007 issue of Northwest Public Health

The Spring/Summer 2007 issue of Northwest Public Health takes a look at public health and adolescents.

The Spring/Summer 2007 issue of Northwest Public Health takes a look at public health and adolescents, with articles on:

  • An Oregon high school Action Research project that demonstrates the value of positive youth development activities
  • The effects of care providers' negative attitudes toward youth who cut themselves
  • Youth suicide prevention programs
  • Coordinated school health programs in Washington State and their value for pubic health
  • The HPV vaccine for female adolescents
  • A Seattle program working successfully with homeless youth
  • Homeless youth in Pakistan
  • Substance abuse prevention programs for Native youth in SE Alaska
  • A pilot internship program in Idaho that uses Hispanic college students as field researchers
  • The current understanding of adolescent brain development
  • A checklist for schools and teachers to address the social and emotional issues of children with diabetes

Northwest Public Health is the biannual journal of the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine.

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