Journal of School Health

Founded in 1930, the Journal of School Health is published and owned by the American School Health Association. The journal has a circulation of approximately 5,000 readers and provides information on health promotion in school settings. It is a journal published monthly (except in June and July). The Editor of the journal is Morgan R. Pigg, Jr. Kristin McCarthy is the Advertising Coordinator.

Articles from Vol. 66, No. 10, December

Gender Representation in Illustrations, Text, and Topic Areas in Sexuality Education Curricula
The cultural significance of disease and pregnancy resulting from early teen sexual activity has enhanced public support for sexuality education the past two decades. This support prompted the development, distribution, and implementation of sexuality...
Preventing Non-Family Child Abductions: Are Children Aware They Are Being Followed?
Australia, the United States, and other developed countries offer elementary school programs that heighten childrens' awareness about the possibility of abduction. These programs are appropriate given that in the United States, for example, an estimated...
Who Dispenses Pharmaceuticals to Children at School?
ABSTRACT. Use of both prescription and non-prescription pharmaceuticals has increased among children. Many of these drugs are taken during school hours and dispensed by school personnel who are not health professionals. They know little or nothing...
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance - United States, 1995
In the United States, 72% of all deaths among youth and young adults ages 5-24 result from only four causes: motor vehicle crashes (28% of all deaths in this age group), other unintentional injuries (11%), homicide (21%), and suicide (12%).[1] Substantial...