The Teen Health Book by Ralph I. Lopez
A Parents' Guide to Adolescent Health and Well-Being

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With the publication of The Teen Health Book parents will finally have a single volume to help them navigate the confusing changes of the adolescent years. Ralph I. Lopez, a pioneer in the field of adolescent medicine, is known for his warm and accessible manner and offers health and medical information in a clear and conversational tone. Addressing both physical and emotional concerns, this essential guidebook discusses the full spectrum of adolescent issues from sexual development and eating disorders to acne, growth issues, and alcohol and drug use. In addition, a comprehensive reference section details the common and not-so-common ailments of teenagers. Dr. Spock is the bible for parents of toddlers; The Teen Health Book will be the bible for parents of teens.

About Ralph I. Lopez

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Ralph I. Lopez has practiced adolescent medicine for more than thirty years. He is an associate professor at Weill Medical College, Cornell University, in New York.
Published March 1, 2002 by W. W. Norton & Company. 448 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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A practicing specialist in adolescent medicine and professor at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Lopez covers key health issues affecting teenagers, such as the physical and emotional changes of puberty, eating habits, sex, sleep deprivation and more.

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