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Bedtime Texting May Be Hazardous to Teens' Health October 07, 2015

Researcher suggests placing limits on technology use

Young Cancer Survivors Often Develop New Malignancies October 06, 2015

Teens, young adults who received radiation treatment appear at higher risk, study says

Grades May Sink for Girls Who Are Compulsive Texters October 06, 2015

But similar link with poor school performance wasn't seen for boys

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study October 05, 2015

High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

State Anti-Bullying Laws May Lead to Fewer Bullied Kids October 05, 2015

But laws alone won't prevent the behavior among children and teens, experts say

'Tweeners' Who Think Pot Is Cool More Likely to Drink and Drive Later: Study October 05, 2015

Parents need to talk about alcohol and drugs with their kids early and often, experts say

For Teens, Late Bedtime May Lead to Weight Gain October 02, 2015

But study doesn't prove night owls are doomed to extra pounds

Severely Obese Kids at Higher Risk for Heart Disease, Diabetes September 30, 2015

Study finds heavier boys face even greater odds of future trouble

More Children, Teens Enticed to Smoke With Flavored Tobacco: CDC September 30, 2015

7 out of every 10 kids who said they used tobacco have used flavored varieties, survey shows

Younger Native Americans Face High Suicide Rate: Report September 30, 2015

Experts say poverty may be the root of the problem, interventions are lacking

Lower Drinking Age May Bring More High School Dropouts September 28, 2015

New research says fewer kids finished high school when alcohol was legal at 18

Children in Foster Homes Need Better Health Care September 28, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics says kids may be traumatized and require more consistent treatment

Expert Tips for Preventing Kids' Sports Injuries September 25, 2015

Children need breaks from playing to avoid overuse injuries, orthopedic surgeon says

Parents Differ on Definition of Cyberbullying, Survey Shows September 24, 2015

And there's no consensus on appropriate punishments, penalties for perpetrators

Childhood Cancer Devastates Family Finances, Too September 23, 2015

One-quarter lost more than 40 percent of household income after diagnosis, study reveals

Tighter Gun-Control Laws May Lower Chances That Teens Carry Firearms September 21, 2015

But state regulations need to limit adult ownership to have an impact, study says

Apples Are American Kids' Favorite Fruit September 21, 2015

But children should broaden their palate, researcher says

Teens Copy Parents' Smoking: Study September 18, 2015

If mom smokes, daughters are almost four times as likely to get hooked on cigarettes

Parents Should Be Involved in Teen's Bulimia Treatment: Study September 18, 2015

Recovery is faster when family is part of therapy, researchers find

New Blood Test May Help Predict Heart Disease Risks in Obese Black Teens September 17, 2015

Girls seemed most prone to increased levels of inflammation

Antidepressant Paxil Isn't Safe for Teens, New Analysis Says September 17, 2015

Review of study data contradicts findings reported in 2001

Peer Pressure May Have a Silver Lining September 12, 2015

Teens with close friends were more likely to be in good health by age 27, study found

Short Lunch Periods Leave Kids Eating Less, Study Finds September 11, 2015

Schools should take steps to expedite long lines to give students more time to eat, researchers say

Constant Social Media Presence May Jeopardize Teens' Mental Health September 11, 2015

Adolescents could be more vulnerable than adults, expert says

Money Doesn't Buy 'Tweeners' Self-Esteem September 11, 2015

Study finds purchases of 'cool' things, nice clothing may actually increase bad feelings

Fewer U.S. Teens Abusing Alcohol, Prescription Meds: Survey September 10, 2015

Rate of smoking has also dropped dramatically over time, data shows

Can Eye Screening for Diabetic Kids Be Delayed a Bit? September 09, 2015

Yearly exams for most with type 1 disease can wait until 5 years after diagnosis or age 15, whichever is later, researchers suggest

'Mud Bogging' Motor Sport Tied to Carbon Monoxide Poisonings, Deaths September 09, 2015

Experts recommend getting out of stuck vehicles, and having portable CO detectors

Anti-Tobacco Policies Cut Youth Smoking Rates: Study September 08, 2015

Cigarette tax increases also seem to keep teens from picking up the habit

Trying E-Cigarettes May Lead to Smoking, Study Suggests September 08, 2015

Surveys of teens, young adults detect correlation

When Clock Springs Forward, Teen Brain May Fall Behind September 08, 2015

Added sleep loss raises concerns about safety, researchers say

Sleep Apnea May Hurt Kids' Grades September 08, 2015

Children with snoring or other irregular nighttime breathing need evaluation, experts say

Teens Using E-Cigarettes to 'Vape' Pot, Survey Finds September 08, 2015

But researchers don't know how the kids are modifying the devices to get high

Sports Medicine Docs Offer Safety Tips for Young Athletes September 06, 2015

Children should ease back into activity, wear properly fitted safety gear and stay hydrated

More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds September 03, 2015

Experts think ban on smokeless tobacco among pro athletes might help curb use among kids

Light From Smartphones, Tablets May Lower Sleep Hormone in Kids September 03, 2015

Finding suggests use of electronic devices before bedtime could delay slumber

Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot August 31, 2015

Four out of 10 high schoolers with medical conditions used one or both in past year, study found

Settling the Back-to-School Jitters August 28, 2015

Mental health expert says some kids get anxious about returning to the classroom, but parents can help

'Goth' Teens Report More Depression, Self-Harm August 28, 2015

But study findings didn't prove cause-and-effect, only showed an association

Summer Is High Time for College Kids Trying Illegal Substances August 27, 2015

But illicit painkiller use tends to begin in winter, study finds

Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain August 26, 2015

One of two new studies suggests marijuana use in teen years might be more harmful for males

Only 1 in 5 Gay Teen Boys Get HIV Test August 26, 2015

Rates much higher in those over 18, researchers say

American Kids Growing Fatter Than Their Canadian Cousins August 25, 2015

Rates for school children differ significantly, CDC study finds

Girls Lose Friends for Having Sex But Boys Don't, Study Shows August 24, 2015

Findings among young teens reflect traditional biases about men and women

Back-to-School Tips for Healthy Teeth August 23, 2015

Dental hygiene, good diet and regular checkups make for pearly whites, expert says

College Football Players Score More Injuries at Exam Time August 21, 2015

Added stress contributes to risks, researcher says

Add Germ Fighters to College Packing List August 21, 2015

Expert suggests including gel sanitizers, wipes

Good Moods Infectious Among Teens August 19, 2015

Researchers say happy adolescents appear to help others avoid or recover from depression

Video Games Linked to Aggression, Psychologists' Group Says August 18, 2015

But link to actual violence is unclear, and other factors may be at play, APA task force says

E-Cigs May Spur Teens to Try Smoking: Study August 18, 2015

Ninth-graders who tried them were three to four times more likely to then sample other tobacco products