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1.2 Million U.S. College Students Boozing on Average Day May 26, 2016

And over 700,000 use marijuana, government report says

Concussion Tied to More School Problems Than Other Sports Injuries May 20, 2016

Study suggests need for 'return-to-learn' guidelines

Growth Spurts Can Throw Off Teen Boys' Strut May 20, 2016

Coordination may be affected by quick addition of height, researchers say

Frat Brothers Keep Chugging Despite Anti-Booze Efforts May 20, 2016

What works for other college students doesn't work for those in Greek organizations, study finds

Delayed Treatment for Concussion May Prolong Recovery May 20, 2016

College athletes not evaluated immediately were sidelined 5 days longer, study found

Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk May 19, 2016

Higher amounts of unhealthy fats tied to greater breast density, researchers suggest

Parents Often Don't Get Rid of Leftover Prescription Opioids May 16, 2016

Pills in the home offer teens easy access, expert notes

Facebook's Lure the Same for Young and Old May 13, 2016

Seniors like to connect with family and friends, too, study finds

Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study May 12, 2016

But second report found women who drink more alcohol over time might increase chances of disease

Child Obesity Rates Drop in Canada May 09, 2016

Researchers say kids are still heavy, and public health officials can't become complacent

Weight Loss Surgery May Boost Good Cholesterol in Obese Boys May 05, 2016

Small study showed surgery also improved protective effects of HDL on the heart

Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study May 05, 2016

Small review finds high schoolers as young as 14 have had boyfriends who control their reproductive choices

High School Football Players Suffer More Symptoms After Concussion: Study May 02, 2016

Meanwhile, youth league players most likely to return to field less than 24 hours after head injury

Does TV Influence Which Alcohol Teens Favor? May 02, 2016

Study finds the more kids see a brand on shows, the more likely they'll drink it

Jello Shots While Underage, Bigger Booze Problems Later? April 29, 2016

Study suggests the alcohol-soaked products are early sign of trouble

E-Cigarettes 'In' at Some Schools April 29, 2016

In certain places, teens more likely to vape, regardless of regular cigarette use, study says

Teen Birth Rate at Record Low in U.S. April 28, 2016

They're delaying sex, using more effective birth control, CDC researcher says

Skateboarding Mishaps Send 176 U.S. Kids to ERs Every Day April 27, 2016

Protective gear is essential for preventing injuries, experts say

Early Emotional Support May Help Kids Manage Feelings Later April 26, 2016

Preschool children given high levels of caring showed specific brain changes

Rates of Severe Obesity Among U.S. Kids Still Rising: Study April 26, 2016

Treatment for these 4.5 million children is urgently needed, researcher says

Female Pelvis Widens, Then Shrinks Over a Lifetime, Study Finds April 25, 2016

Timing of shifts, at puberty and menopause, suggest that estrogen is steering changes, researcher says

E-Cigarette Ads May Help Lure Teens to the Habit: Study April 25, 2016

Researchers, experts call for ban on such promotions, much like what happened with tobacco cigarette ads

Teen Moms May Ignore Advice for Helping Babies Sleep Safely April 21, 2016

Awareness of SIDS risk didn't spur young mothers to follow recommendations, study finds

Talk Therapy May Help Depressed Teens Who Shun Antidepressants April 20, 2016

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help boost mood without drugs, experts say

Many U.S. Adults Think Kids' Health Is Worse Today April 18, 2016

They also think children have higher stress levels, less family time, poorer coping skills and personal friendships, survey finds

Depression More Common in Kids Who Join Gangs, Study Finds April 15, 2016

And mental health problems, such as suicidal thoughts, seemed to worsen after they joined

No Drop in Teen Use of Tobacco Products, CDC Says, and E-Cigs May Be Why April 14, 2016

Electronic smoking devices have now eclipsed traditional cigarettes as most widely used product among kids

Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle Age April 13, 2016

Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

Teenage Girls Now Try Alcohol Before Boys Do: Study April 12, 2016

When it comes to drinking, the gender gap is disappearing, experts say

Driving Curfews May Curb Teen Crime: Study April 08, 2016

Long-term reductions in arrests were seen when new drivers were limited to daytime hours

Smoking Rates Stall Among Young Blacks April 08, 2016

Progress in anti-smoking campaigns slows as tobacco companies ramp up marketing in black neighborhoods, study says

Sleepy Teens Are Risk-Taking Teens April 07, 2016

Sleep deprivation leads to unsafe behaviors, CDC researchers say

Booze-Branded Merchandise May Spur Teen Drinking April 01, 2016

Studies show link between owning alcohol-related items and youth alcohol use

How to Tell If Your Teen Has a Mental Health Problem March 29, 2016

1 in 5 kids develop a serious problem but many go years without treatment, psychiatrist says

Pets Help Homeless Youth, Study Finds March 27, 2016

They're less likely to engage in harmful behaviors, but many shelters won't accept animals

Injuries More Common in Teens Who Focus on Single Sport March 26, 2016

Study shows the more teens specialize, the greater the risk of knee and hip problems

Troubled Kids' Psychiatric Care Often Delayed by Insurance Rules March 25, 2016

Dealing with red tape consumes clinicians' time, poses danger to patients, researchers say

Young Transgender Women May Face Mental Health Woes March 21, 2016

But study looked at a specific, high-risk group, so findings may not apply to all, researchers say

Could Growing Up Poor Raise Obesity Risks Later? March 18, 2016

Kids raised in low-income neighborhoods were more likely to put on weight as adults, study found

School Breakfast Programs Vital, Even if Some Kids Also Eat at Home March 17, 2016

Skipping the morning meal was tied to higher weight in study of middle schoolers

Could Too Much Cellphone Time Signal Anxiety, Depression? March 15, 2016

Some college students use their mobile device as a 'security blanket,' study says

Condom Use Falls When Teen Girls Opt for IUDs vs. The Pill March 14, 2016

Experts say young women need to remember that STDs are still a danger

Most Teens Who Abuse ADHD Meds Get Them From Others March 08, 2016

Study finds 54 percent of kids surveyed use medications for non-medicinal purposes

Fitness in Youth May Be Key to Diabetes Risk Decades Later March 07, 2016

Study tracked 1.5 million people from age 18 to 62 and found fitter teens had lower lifetime risk

Simple Changes in Bad Neighborhoods Might Lower Teen Murder Rates March 07, 2016

Adding streetlights, maintaining vacant lots could make a difference, researchers suggest

Chemical-Free Cosmetics May Be Safer for Teen Girls, Study Suggests March 07, 2016

Lower levels of hormone-disrupting chemicals seen in adolescents after trying products without potentially harmful ingredients

Pricier Football Helmets Don't Offer Extra Protection: Report March 01, 2016

Lab test ratings also a poor guide to whether helmet can shield high school players, researchers say

Young Athletes Pressured by Parents May Resort to 'Doping' February 29, 2016

'Tiger parenting' can have dire consequences, researcher contends

Daredevil at 20, Scam Victim at 70? What Being a Risk-Taker May Mean to You February 28, 2016

Researchers say study may hold clues to better protecting seniors from fraud

Cyberbullying, Violence Linked to PTSD in Teens February 26, 2016

Researcher says post-traumatic stress is underreported and undertreated in this age group

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