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Study Challenges Salt Guidelines for Kids April 27, 2015

But one expert questions the controversial findings

HPV Vaccine Produces Early Benefits for Teen Girls: Study April 27, 2015

Risk of precancerous changes dropped 44 percent several years after immunization

Teens With History of Self-Poisoning Face Greater Suicide Risk April 27, 2015

Study finds odds as much as 30 times higher, even years later

More Than 1 in 10 Teens Has Tried E-Cigarettes, Study Finds April 27, 2015

Use of the devices highest among older teens and males

Health Food Stores Often Promote Adult-Only Supplements to Teens April 27, 2015

More than 40 percent of stores called by minors suggested buying testosterone booster

Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes April 24, 2015

Risk of death and certain cancers increased, study finds

Most Adults Don't Support Medical Marijuana for Kids, Poll Finds April 22, 2015

Most also disapprove of its use in front of children

Many Young Adults With Autism Face Unemployment, Isolation April 21, 2015

Report highlights need for more services for this age group

1 in 3 Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide, Study Finds April 17, 2015

Psychologist calls for greater support for all victims -- female and male

E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year April 16, 2015

Federal health officials say the nicotine-based products pose major health threat to kids

Chemicals in Some Flavored E-Cigs Exceed Recommended Limits: Study April 16, 2015

Researchers say findings show need for regulations, such as mandatory listing of ingredients

About 1 in 10 Kids Tries E-Cigarettes April 16, 2015

But fewer than 2 percent of teens become regular users, study finds

New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors April 16, 2015

Use of chemical-cousin to 'bath salts' appears to be on the rise, experts say

1 in 10 U.S. Teens Has Tried Hashish April 15, 2015

Drug is more powerful cousin of marijuana, researchers say

College Kids Text on Dates, in Shower, at Funerals: Survey April 15, 2015

Most know it's bad behavior but can't help themselves, research shows

Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking April 13, 2015

Alcohol use 20 percent higher in adolescents who watched liquor-laden films, study finds

Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study April 08, 2015

Efforts to keep childhood weight in check need to take home environment into account, researcher says

Teen Use of Long-Term Contraception Rising, But Remains Low April 07, 2015

U.S. government report says implants and IUDs are effective and safe options

Teens Seen in ERs for Assault at Risk for Later Gun Violence: Study April 06, 2015

Researchers suggest emergency room might be best place to stop cycle of violence

New Guidelines Would Greatly Boost Number of Young People on Statins April 06, 2015

Analysis finds 483,500 people aged 17 to 21 would get a cholesterol drug, based on NIH advisory

Faster, Taller Youth League Pitchers May Face Greater Risk of Injury April 03, 2015

Playing on multiple teams can also harm young arms, study suggests

Texting Bans Tied to Drop in Car Crash Injuries April 03, 2015

Hospitalizations from auto accidents down 7 percent in states with restrictions

Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women April 02, 2015

Study supports evidence that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later

'Exploding Head Syndrome' Surprisingly Common Among Young People April 01, 2015

Complaint -- awakening due to loud, nonexistent noises -- was previously associated with old age

More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist April 01, 2015

Malignancies and treatments can take toll on quality of life in adulthood, study finds

Letting Kids Sip Alcohol May 'Send Wrong Message' March 31, 2015

Study suggests it might make booze more appealing to children

Ebola May Hit Young Children Hardest, Study Finds March 25, 2015

Babies, toddlers get sick faster and die sooner than older children and adults, study finds

Parents' Attitude May Be Key to Pre-Game Jitters in Kids March 20, 2015

Anxieties over performance transmit easily from parent to child, study suggests

Traffic Deaths Increase in Spring Break Hot Spots March 20, 2015

No similar rise seen in areas of same states that aren't considered spring break destinations

Teens' Heavy Pot Smoking Tied to Memory Problems March 12, 2015

Daily marijuana use also linked to brain abnormalities, study finds

Black Children May Fare Worse With Crohn's Disease March 10, 2015

They're more likely to be readmitted to hospital than white kids with the digestive illness, study found

Aggressive Boys Stronger Than Other Teens, Study Says March 09, 2015

Link is likely based in evolution, researchers theorize

Young, Rural Americans at Greater Risk of Suicide: Study March 09, 2015

Isolation, dearth of mental health services and wider access to guns cited by researchers

Nuts Linked to Better Heart Health for Teens March 06, 2015

Three small handfuls a week lowered risk factors in study, but few kids eat enough

Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier March 05, 2015

Researcher says findings provide insight into obesity in young people

Teen Suicides by Hanging on the Rise Across U.S. March 05, 2015

CDC urges doctors, others to look for warning signs

Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise March 05, 2015

Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter

Helping Student-Athletes With Mental Health Issues March 03, 2015

Guidelines issued for U.S. high schools

1 in 5 U.S. Teen Girls Physically or Sexually Abused While Dating March 02, 2015

National survey finds one in 10 teen boys also experiences dating violence

Teens Can Easily Buy E-Cigarettes Online March 02, 2015

Study finds minors successfully purchased smoking devices 3 out of 4 times tried

ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine February 27, 2015

One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee

ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death February 26, 2015

Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say

YouTube Videos of Drunkenness Don't Show Alcohol's Harms February 20, 2015

Study authors say their finding offers an opportunity to educate youth on dangers of drinking

Think Hookahs Filter Out Tobacco Toxins? Think Again February 20, 2015

Study finds the popular water pipes do not rid smoke of heavy metals

Methamphetamine May be More Harmful to Teen Brains February 17, 2015

MRI-based study finds illicit drug causes more damage in adolescents

Kids Can Get Migraines Too February 17, 2015

Tracking pain patterns and getting treatment can help, experts explain

Parents Split on Later School Start Time for Teens February 16, 2015

Many were concerned about logistics, impact on after-school activities, survey finds

U.S. Teens Getting Less Sleep Than Ever February 16, 2015

Researchers find more adolescents today are short on shut-eye than in the 1990s

When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect February 14, 2015

Like an instrument, your voice can get better, music expert notes

Sleepiness in Your Teen May Signal 'Weed' Use February 13, 2015

Ten percent of those tested for narcolepsy also had marijuana in their system, researchers found

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