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WSJ: Primary Care and Adolescents

April 7, 2011  
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No longer children and not quite adults, teens face a combustible mix of physical and mental-health issues that can set the stage for long-term problems in adulthood, ranging from obesity and chronic disease to substance abuse and depression. Only about 650 doctors nationwide, a tiny fraction of the total number, are board certified in adolescent medicine.

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