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College Students Say 'Curiosity' Leads Them to Fake Pot December 17, 2014

Preventive measures should target younger kids, survey suggests

Few Parents Think 18-Year-Olds Can Handle Their Health Care December 17, 2014

Yet poll says two-thirds think older teens should be able to take charge

Poor Students Eat Healthier Foods at School, Study Finds December 16, 2014

Having fruits and vegetables available boosts nutrition for some, researchers say

Timing of First Period Tied to Women's Later Heart Risk: Study December 15, 2014

Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play

Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says December 15, 2014

Medication combos may cause side effects or reduce treatment effectiveness, expert notes

E-Cigarette Use May Be Rising Among Teens December 15, 2014

Nearly one-third of those surveyed in Hawaii have tried the devices

More Young Adults Getting Preventive Care After Obamacare, Study Finds December 11, 2014

More people in early 20s getting blood pressure and routine health checks

Millions of U.S. Kids Still Can Buy 'Harmful' E-Cigarettes: CDC December 11, 2014

10 states, D.C. permit sales to children, report says

Almost All U.S. Teens Are Sleep Deprived, Study Finds December 11, 2014

Too-early school start times are one big factor, experts say

For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity December 11, 2014

Sleep issues, such as sleep apnea, also associated with excess weight, study finds

Hookah Use May Make Cigarette Habit More Likely in Teens December 08, 2014

Researchers found similar trend for young users of a chewing tobacco called snus

Summer Jobs Help Keep Kids Out of Trouble, Study Suggests December 05, 2014

And the effect lasts months after employment ends, researchers find

Painkiller Abuse More Likely for Those Who Skip College: Study December 05, 2014

Link is especially true for females

High School Football Tied to Brain Changes, Even Without Concussion December 01, 2014

Small study suggests that blows to the head in a typical season might alter brain

Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention November 25, 2014

Expert advises protective gear, and baseline concussion testing for athletes

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens November 25, 2014

Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers

Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse November 25, 2014

Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows November 24, 2014

Study highlights risks associated with all-terrain vehicles

Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' Drinking November 21, 2014

Larger peer group is less important when it comes to drinking or not, study says

Study Ties Teen Smoking to Risk of Severe Menstrual Cramps November 18, 2014

Tobacco use known to restrict blood flow, researchers say

Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests November 17, 2014

Researcher said the participants were part of 'high-risk' population

More Than One-Fifth of High School Students Smoke: CDC November 13, 2014

Experts say more regulation could stop young Americans from picking up the deadly habit

ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey November 13, 2014

Reasons for misuse include pressure to succeed at school or work

Falls Leading Cause of Serious Head Trauma for Kids, Study Shows November 12, 2014

Seatbelts and bike helmets can help prevent severe head injuries, experts say

Three-Quarters of Young Baseball Players Have Arm Pain November 11, 2014

But study found many kids are encouraged to stay on the field in spite of their injuries

Can Video Game Play Help Young Minds Learn? November 10, 2014

Both skilled and unskilled players showed improved learning abilities in small study

Kids Obese at Young Age Often Stay That Way, Study Shows November 10, 2014

Weight at 11 a good indicator of weight at 16, researchers found

Study Builds Case for Later High School Starting Time November 07, 2014

Researchers followed kids, teens as they grew up and found sleeping patterns shifted, shrunk

Kids With Epilepsy Face Higher Early Death Risk, Study Reports November 06, 2014

Coordinated care is essential for reducing death rates, experts say

'Unconditional Regard' Buoys Kids' Self-Esteem November 06, 2014

Study finds children who know friends will always care are more resilient

The ABCs of Successful Classroom Design November 05, 2014

Lighting, temperature can influence student achievement, researchers say

Research Questions Link Between Media Violence, Violent Behavior November 05, 2014

Study compared homicide rates to level of violence in movies, video games over time

High School Football Players Aren't Well-Educated About Concussion November 01, 2014

Young athletes may not understand possible consequences, study shows

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

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