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Child and Adolescent Health

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Preventing Teen Dating Violence
Did you know that in the past 12 months, one in 10 teens report being hit or physically hurt on purpose by a boyfriend or girlfriend at least once? Dating violence can happen to any teen, anytime, anywhere. But it doesn't have to happen at all. Learn how to prevent teen dating violence and promote healthy relationships with CDC's online resources.

Safe and Healthy Kids and Teens
Learn tips for raising safe and healthy kids and download kids' activity sheets to help teach them healthy habits.

Teen Drivers
In 2011, the motor vehicle death rate for male drivers and passengers ages 16 to 19 was almost two times that of their female counterparts.

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Break the Silence: Stop the Violence
It may shock you to know that one out of every eleven teens reports being hit or physically hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend in the past twelve months. But why is that, and how can we change it? In "Break The Silence: Stop the Violence," parents talk with teens about developing healthy, respectful relationships before they start dating.

More Teen Males Using Condoms
The percentage of teen males aged 15-19 years in the United States who used a condom the first time they had sex increased between 2002 and 2006-2010, according to a CDC report.

Nonfatal Traumatic Brain Injuries Related to Sports and Recreation Activities Among Persons Aged ≤19 Years - United States, 2001--2009
For males and females aged ≤9 years, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) most commonly occurred during playground activities or when bicycling. For persons aged 10-19 years, males sustained TBIs most often while playing football or bicycling.

Child and Adolescent Health General Information and Programs

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