SAHM Launches “THRIVE” App: A Critical New Resource for Parents of Teens and Young Adults

9/1/2015

SAHM, the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, announced today the launch of a new, free mobile app THRIVE (Teen Health Resources, Information and Vaccine Education). THRIVE was developed and launched as part of a collaboration between SAHM,  Pfizer and UNITY Consortium to provide parents with a mobile, interactive resource to help teens and young adults aged 16 to 25 understand their role in and increase ownership over their own health. The app is currently available for Apple and Android devices. 

 

Prevalence of Eating Disorders in Transgender Students Far Greater than Cisgender Students

7/27/2015

A new article published in the August issue of The Journal of Adolescent Health, the official journal of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine finds the prevalence of eating disorders in transgender college students is far greater than any cisgender man or woman. Cisgender refers to people who identify their personal identity with the gender they were assigned at birth.

 
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