teens

Back to School

By Stan Martin Summer is winding down in Western New York, along with hot days, vacations, and the slower pace of learning. As many head back to school, we need to be more cognizant of the math around teen pregnancy in our community. Buffalo has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the United States. In 2012, the average teen birth rate was 61.3 per 1,000 females between the ages of 15 and 1... »

Preteens and Teens: Ensure a Healthy Future

Parents—Be Sure They Are Up-to-Date on Vaccinations! ERIE COUNTY, NY— Parents can do a number of things to ensure a healthy future for their child. One of the most important actions parents can take is to make sure their children are up to date on their vaccines. Following the recommended immunization schedule provides the best protection from serious, and sometimes deadly, diseases. Preteens and ... »