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FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis October 29, 2014

Trumenba guards against type of bacteria that is one of leading causes of life-threatening disease

Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study October 29, 2014

Universities should ban them because of skin cancer risk, researchers say

Universal Helmet Laws May Help Save Young Motorcyclists October 29, 2014

Study finds more serious head injuries in states with age restrictions only or none at all

'Social Host' Laws May Help Curb Underage Drinking, Study Says October 28, 2014

Controversial statutes hold parents responsible for teen alcohol consumption

Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study October 27, 2014

Excess weight linked to doubled risk of leftover cancer cells after chemotherapy

Type 1 Diabetes Increasing Among White American Kids October 27, 2014

Children 5 to 9 years old hardest hit, study finds

Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults October 24, 2014

Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

As Pot Use Rises, Teens' Grades May Fall: Study October 23, 2014

Occasional use might not have impact, but heavy users had lower test scores, researchers found

Teen Conflicts Spill Over to Other Areas of Their Lives October 23, 2014

Home troubles affect school life, school issues affect home, researchers report

Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men October 21, 2014

Study didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex

Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes October 17, 2014

Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest

Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema October 17, 2014

Researchers saw some improvement in winter-related symptoms

U.S. Kids Use ADHD Meds More During School Year October 17, 2014

Researchers suggest this may be to boost academic achievement

Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides, Study Shows October 17, 2014

Validation by peers also decreased likelihood of self-harm

'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles' October 16, 2014

Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found

Teens Still Sending Naked Pictures Via Cellphone October 16, 2014

New study suggests one in five 'sexts,' despite potential consequences

Teen Girls May Face Greater Risk of Depression October 15, 2014

Relationship-related stress contributes to higher rates, researchers say

Family Support Tied to Safer Sex for Young Gay Males: Study October 15, 2014

Closeness, open discussions with parents may help prevent risky sexual behavior, findings suggest

Parenthood May Push Cancer Patients to Seek More Treatment October 15, 2014

They may choose aggressive therapy in attempt to have more time with children, study finds

Repetitive Pitching May Cause Teens Serious Shoulder Problems October 14, 2014

Playing ball year-round is ill-advised, experts say

Exercise May Not Ward Off Teen Depression October 14, 2014

U.K. research finds no apparent link, but U.S. experts are not convinced

Today's Teens Can Be Adept Multitaskers, Study Suggests October 10, 2014

Some kids do just fine juggling multiple forms of media throughout the day, research shows

Contact Sports Boost Spread of 'Superbug' Germs, Study Says October 09, 2014

College athletes advised to practice good hygiene, and to stop sharing towels, razors

Schools Key to Reaching Kids With Mental Health Needs, Experts Say October 08, 2014

Left untreated, children may suffer long-term damage

U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says October 07, 2014

Medical costs of those collisions top $18 billion, U.S. government estimates

Teen 'Sexting' Often Precedes Actual Sex, Study Finds October 06, 2014

Researcher says don't throw out the phone, do discuss safe behavior

Most Who Abuse Painkillers Are Unprepared If Overdose Strikes: Study October 02, 2014

Although anti-OD meds are available, many addicts hold misguided views on what to do

Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens September 30, 2014

Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion

Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life? September 29, 2014

Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood

Ban Electronics in Kids' Bedrooms, Expert Says September 26, 2014

Electronic lights, action keep kids up at night and can impact school performance

Many Kids With ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy September 25, 2014

Study finds just one in four taking medication gets additional treatment

Study: Family-Based Therapy Can Aid Those With Anorexia September 24, 2014

Teaching parents to help their children with eating behaviors may lead to faster weight gain, researchers say

Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study September 23, 2014

How soon teen gets drunk after trying first drink also raises risk, researchers report

Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs September 22, 2014

'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say

College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds September 21, 2014

Freshmen unsure that they'll make the right choices

Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School September 20, 2014

Effective prevention strategies must not be 'one-size-fits-all,' researcher says

Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers September 18, 2014

The result: Greater authority, responsibility likelier early on, study says

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds September 16, 2014

Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes September 15, 2014

Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say

Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD September 15, 2014

Important networks that control behavior are slower to link up, scans show

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD September 11, 2014

Combination treatment seems to reduce anger and violent tendencies, study finds

Puberty Suppression Benefits Gender-Questioning Teens: Study September 10, 2014

Those who do pursue sex reassignment 'will have an easier time of it,' expert says

Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes September 10, 2014

Everyday pot habit reduced odds of higher education, increased suicide risk, study contends

HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates September 08, 2014

Genital warts cases fell by 61 percent after schools started providing free shots, researchers say

Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests September 02, 2014

Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance

'Pot Addiction' May Be Real, Study Suggests September 02, 2014

Many teen marijuana users exhibited withdrawal symptoms when they tried to quit, researchers say

ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds September 02, 2014

Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height

Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying's Impact, Study Says September 01, 2014

Support, communication appear to be buffers

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21 August 28, 2014

16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says

Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years August 25, 2014

CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

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