Initiative presented to make health services for cancer in children and adolescents free

This Thursday, during the plenary session of the LX Legislature, the deputy of the National Action Party (PAN), José Antonio García García, presented an initiative to establish that the health services provided by the state include free medical care for cancer in boys, girls and adolescents. Deputy José Antonio García García (Photo: archive). Also, what … Read more

Every minute, 5 adolescents and young people are victims of digital violence

Imagine the time that passes in one minute. Now imagine that in that period of time 5 teenagers and young people are attacked, humiliated or harassed online. After an hour it will be 312 and at the end of the day, 7 thousand 483. Now imagine that they are only between 12 and 19 years … Read more

37% of adolescents in the country do not have a computer to do their homework

The Education Sector Report is part of the “Survey of Perception and Attitudes of the Population. Impact of the pandemic and the measures adopted by the government on the daily lives of children and adolescents”, Which the UNICEF Argentina team presented to the President of the Nation, Alberto Fernandez in the last days. The study … Read more

Adolescents carried out at least six assaults during the night in Santiago

Carabineros personnel detained six subjects, three of them adolescents -13, 14 and 15 years old-, for “tour delictual” which included at least six robberies with intimidation in the communes of Puente Alto, San Miguel and Santiago Centro. “The individuals get out of a vehicle to intimidate people who were walking through different places. One of … Read more

Roman Catholic Church in Latvia: Clergy appreciate Medina’s courage in taking responsibility and working with adolescents – Society and Politics – News

The Roman Catholic Church in Latvia, abstracting from emotions, emphasizes that the church values ​​the work of every person, in this case also a priest, which is done for the benefit of society, working with addicted people. Such work is not easy and not everyone is able to undertake it, therefore it is wrong to … Read more

From the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2020: Alzheimer’s risk factors may be measurable in adolescents and young adults 07/30/20

CHICAGO, July 30, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Risk factors for Alzheimer’s dementia can already be seen in teenage years and in the 20s, report new research results at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) 2020 were published. These risk factors, many of which are disproportionately pronounced in African Americans, include factors related to heart … Read more

Smoking as a reason for serious illnesses in adolescents • HealthNews

That Smoking is a risk factor for respiratory disease is obvious. However, it was previously unknown to what extent smoking plays a role, especially for young people, in relation to Covid-19. This is now the result of a study by University of California San Francisco (UCSF) examined. In the course of the pandemic so far, … Read more