Adolescent Health


RAND research on the physical and mental health of adolescents examines such topics as teenage pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), substance use, obesity and physical activity, depression and suicide, and the influence of the media on sexual behavior.

  • Multimedia

    Sleepy Teens: A Public Health Epidemic

    Dec 4, 2016

    RAND's Wendy Troxel discusses how early school start times contribute to an epidemic of sleep deprivation among teens.

  • Three girls on their smartphones at the park

    Journal Article

    Youth Exposure to Online Alcohol Ads

    Nov 28, 2016

    Exposure to online alcohol advertisements is linked to drinking behavior. What factors are associated with youth exposure to these online ads?

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