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    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 Jul 23,2018

    Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents

    Jasmine Reese, M.D., director of the Adolescent and Young Adult Specialty Clinic at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, shares the signs and symptoms of eating disorders.


    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.


    Posted on Feb 05,2018

    Safety Tips for Teen Drivers

    Motor vehicle crashes continue to be the No. 1 cause of death among adolescents and young adults. They are one of the few causes of death that we can prevent. Jasmine Reese, M.D., from the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Adolescent and Young Adult Specialty Clinic, shares important information for patents and teens.