Also included are the very powerful ', is a PDF creator in it's own right, allowing users to create PDF files directly from scanners, image files and can even take a or a file and convert it to PDF or build your PDF document from scratch.The FREE OCR functionality supports a base language set of English, French, German & Spanish.Adolescents (ages 10 to 17) and young adults (ages 18 to 25) make up 22% of the United States population.1 The behavioral patterns established during these developmental periods help determine young people’s current health status and their risk for developing chronic diseases during adulthood.2Although adolescence and young adulthood are generally healthy times of life, some important health and social problems either start or peak during these years.3 Examples include: Because they are in developmental transition, adolescents and young adults (AYAs) are particularly sensitive to influences from their social environments.4 Their families, peer groups, schools, and neighborhoods can either support or threaten young people’s health and well-being.5 Societal policies and cues, such as structural racism and media messages, can do the same.5 Older adolescents and young adults, including those with chronic health conditions, may face challenges as they transition from the child to the adult health care system, such as changes in their insurance coverage and legal status and decreased attention to their developmental and behavioral needs.6 Bolstering the positive development of young people facilitates their adoption of healthy behaviors and helps ensure a healthy and productive adult population.711 Young adults who have reached the age of majority also face significant social and economic challenges with few organizational supports at a time when they are expected to take on adult responsibilities and obligations.12There are significant disparities in outcomes among racial and ethnic groups. Available from: Viner RM, Ozer EM, Denny S, Marmot M, Resnick M, Fatusi A, Currie C. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Adolescent Health; 2009. The teen years explained: A guide to healthy adolescent development. Available from: Catalano RF, Fagan AA, Gavin LE, Greenberg MT, Irwin CE, Ross DA, Shek DTL. Available from: Larson K, Cull WL, Racine AD, Olson LM. Available from: https://gov/violenceprevention/youthviolence/pdf/opportunities-for-action.pdf29 David-Ferdon C, Simon TR. Implementing community-wide teen pregnancy prevention initiatives. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2016. Mediators and adverse effects of child poverty in the United States. In general, AYAs who are African American, American Indian, or Latino, especially those living in poverty, experience worse outcomes in a variety of areas such as obesity,13 teen and unintended pregnancy,14 tooth decay,15 and educational achievement,16 compared to AYAs who are Caucasian or Asian American. Available from: https:// Nagaoka J, Farrington CA, Ehrlich SB, Heath RD. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for Adolescent Health; 2009. The health consequences of smoking—50 years of progress: A report of the Surgeon General. Worldwide application of prevention science in adolescent health. Taking action to prevent youth violence: A companion guide to preventing youth violence: Opportunities for action. Available from: Viner RM, Ozer EM, Denny S, Marmot M, Resnick M, Fatusi A, Currie C.
doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-2176.21 The Guide to Community Preventive Services 2015. Association of graduated driver licensing with driver, non-driver, and total fatalities among adolescents. Underage drinking: A review of trends and prevention strategies. Atlanta, GA: United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health; 2012. Available from: Strengths.pdf45 Aufseeser D, Jekielek S, Brown B. (Please note: The projected numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2016 should not be compared with previous years to track cancer trends because they are model-based and vary from year to year for reasons other than changes in cancer occurrence.Age-standardized incidence and death rates should be used to measure cancer trends.) VIDEO: Explore Cancer Data Online Like Never Before In 2016, an estimated 57,740 new cancer cases and 16,910 cancer deaths will occur among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.This supplemental data set provides the estimated numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2016 by state for 21 cancer sites and by age group for the four major sites (lung, breast, colorectum, and prostate).