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Influences on contraceptive use among college women
Background: An unintended pregnancy (UIP) occurs before an ideal time or is completely unwanted. In 2011, the rate of UIP in the United States was 49% of all pregnancies. Unintended pregnancies are expensive to society and ...
Physical activity in adolescents with orthopedic limitations: The use of human-animal interaction in the form of dog-walking
Nine out of ten adolescents fail to achieve Healthy People 2020 recommended levels of aerobic and muscle-strengthening physical activity leading to deleterious consequences for individuals and a public health epidemic (US ...
Male Same-Sex Intimate Partner Violence: Syndemic Theory, Minority Stress Theory, & the Community of Protective Measures
Intimate partner violence is an underreported, stigmatized, and deleterious reality affecting a higher proportion of men who have sex with men (MSM) than their heterosexual counterparts. The constructs of two theories ...
Provider Perceptions of a Mature School-Based Health Center's Effect on Adolescent Health and Wellness: A Case Study
School-based health centers (SBHCs) have emerged as a model of care that enhances utilization of health care services for U.S. adolescents. Staffed by interdisciplinary teams, physicians play a largely supervisory role ...