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Adolescent Health Concerns (Part 2)

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About the Video: Adolescence is a time of transition from childhood to adulthood. But during that time, there are also some important health issues to consider, including vaccinations, sexuality and STDs. In this interview with Ellen Beth Levitt, Dr. Ligia Peralta, an expert in adolescent medicine, talks about some of the most common health issues for teenagers and provides insight for parents and doctors in regards to how to communicate with teens about these issues. In part two of this two-part video, Dr. Peralta continues her discussion about health concerns pertaining to adolescents. She specifically discusses such topics as: HPV - Human papilloma virus HPV vaccine Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) HIV and adolescents Health messages targeted to teenagers About the Expert: Dr. Ligia Peralta is the head of adolescent and young adult medicine at the University of Maryland Hospital for Children. In addition, Dr. Peralta is also an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Related Links: Adolescent Health Concerns (Part 1) Dr. Ligia Peralta UMMC Hospital for Children Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine Distributed by Tubemogul.