Posted on Jul 12,2021

    Menstrual Cycle Management in Adolescents

    Jasmine M. Reese, M.D., discusses information about the menstrual cycle that is important for pre-teens and teens and their parents to understand as they go through puberty.

    Posted on Apr 26,2021

    On Call for All Kids: Oral Hygiene in Adolescents

    Jasmine Reese, M.D., M.P.H., FAAP, shares several important things adolescents should consider in order to maintain good oral hygiene and dental health.

    Posted on Nov 16,2020

    What is a Growth Spurt During Puberty?

    Dr. Jasmine Reese talks about how much children typically grow during early adolescence and why nutrition is an important factor in puberty and development.

    Posted on Aug 17,2020

    High Blood Pressure in Teens

    Jasmine Reese, M.D., explains hypertension and its impact on adolescents and teens, and what families can do to help prevent it.

    Posted on Jul 13,2020

    Teens and Risky Behaviors

    Teens have been missing out on a lot of regular activities during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Jasmine Reese, M.D., talks about how parents can help their teens avoid risky behaviors and find healthy, positive ways to deal with challenging feelings and emotions.

    Posted on Feb 10,2020

    The Stages of Puberty for Girls

    Jasmine Reese, M.D., shares some tips for parents on talking to girls about the stages of puberty.

    Posted on Jan 09,2020

    The Vaping and E-Cigarette Lung Injury Outbreak: What Parents Need to Know

    Injuries from e-cigarette use, or vaping, have increased nationwide. Jasmine Reese, M.D., discusses what parents need to know about the dangers of vaping for adolescents.

    Posted on Oct 14,2019

    How Vaping-related Illnesses are Causing Teen and Young Adult Deaths

    Johns Hopkins All Children’s experts explain vaping and the consequences it can have on teens.

    Posted on Oct 07,2019

    The Importance of Teen Hygiene

    Teens go through some frustrating physical changes during their puberty years. Many can be managed with daily hygiene. In this week’s On Call for All Kids, our adolescent medicine expert shares helpful tips about teen hygiene.

    Posted on Jun 17,2019

    Is Your Teen Ready to Go to a First Party?

    Jasmine Reese, M.D., talks about how parents can help teens make good decisions at a time when their social circles may be expanding.

    Posted on May 13,2019

    The Impact of Thirdhand Smoke on Kids

    Thirdhand smoke contains more than 250 chemicals. Jasmine Reese, M.D., talks about what thirdhand smoke is and why it’s harmful to children and adults.

    Posted on Mar 25,2019

    On Call for All Kids: Symptoms of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Children

    Iron deficiency anemia is the most common form of anemia in teens in the United States. Jasmine Reese, M.D., talks about symptoms you may see if your teen has iron deficiency anemia.

    Posted on Nov 05,2018

    Hypertension in Adolescents

    Even though hypertension is more common in adults, certain risk factors can cause high blood pressure in teens. Jasmine Reese, M.D., explains what parents should know about hypertension in teens.

    Posted on Oct 22,2018

    Talking about the ‘Birds and the Bees’ with Your Tweens and Teens

    Talking to your teens about sex and sexuality is important so they receive safe and accurate information, explains Jasmine Reese, M.D., with Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.

    Posted on Sep 24,2018

    What Parents and Teens Need to Know to Prepare to Stay Healthy in College

    Heading off to college can be a big transition for young people, and they need to learn how to take care of their medical and financial needs. Jasmine Reese, M.D., director of the Adolescent and Young Adult Specialty Clinic at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, offers some helpful tips.

    Posted on Aug 13,2018

    Teens and Sleep Hygiene

    Teens need 8 to 10 hours of sleep each night. Jasmine Reese, M.D., shares tips for making sure your teen is getting enough sleep.

    Posted on Jun 25,2018

    Dealing with Teen Depression

    Research shows that as many as 66 percent of teens with depression are undiagnosed by their primary care physicians and are not getting the required help and treatment they need. Jasmine Reese, M.D., shares what we need to know and understand about teen depression and how we can help.

    Posted on May 21,2018

    Treating Pediatric Styes

    Knowing what styes are and what to do about them can help ease parents’ concerns. Jasmine Reese, M.D., from Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, shares some helpful tips for parents.

    Posted on Apr 23,2018

    The Dangers of Vaping and E-Cigarettes

    The use of electronic nicotine delivery systems by youth and young adults has been rapidly increasing. Jasmine Reese, M.D., director of the Adolescent and Young Adult Specialty Clinic at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, explains the health risks associated with these electronic vaping products.