September 20, 1997 - Growing up self-confident and free of depressive symptoms enhances opportunities to participate fully in school and other activities and to live a healthy life. Unfortunately, according to a Fund survey, a significant number of girls exhibits signs of poor mental health.
September 19, 1997 - A Fund survey found a disturbingly high rate of abuse among adolescent girls. One of five girls in grades nine through 12 reported that they had been physically or sexually abused.
September 19, 1997 - A Fund survey found that many adolescents are embarrassed to raise sensitive topics with their doctors, and doctors appear to prefer talking about safer issues.
September 19, 1997 - A Fund survey raises warning signs that too many young girls and boys face significant barriers to getting the health care they need.
August 1, 1996 - This report on the results of a nationally representative survey shows that the health care system is out of tune with the needs of today's parents—short hospital stays, little follow-up home care, and a hit-or-miss approach in providing developmental guidance to parents as part of well-baby care.