April 23, 2014: Athletic Trainers First Line of Treatment for Young Basketballers: Study
Many high school athletes assessed for sprains, strains outside the hospital

April 22, 2014: For Teen Drivers, Unruly Passengers May Be Greater Threat Than Phones
Findings underscore importance of license restrictions, researchers say

April 21, 2014: Too Little Sleep May Add to Teen Health Problems
Most surveyed got 6 hours or less shuteye a night, and experts blame electronic devices in bedrooms

April 17, 2014: Most Medical Devices Approved for Kids Only Tested on Adults: Study
Children need inclusion in clinical trials to ensure safety, effectiveness, researchers say

April 14, 2014: Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study
British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning

April 11, 2014: Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting
Poor body image behind both behaviors, expert says

April 10, 2014: Booze Brands in Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking, Study Says
Adolescents hear 8 alcohol products mentioned a day on average, researchers report

April 10, 2014: Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests
Researchers found they had more severe symptoms, longer recovery times than boys

April 10, 2014: More High School Athletes Complying With Concussion Guidelines, Study Finds
Awareness of precautions growing but improvement still needed, experts say

April 08, 2014: Too Many Younger Teens Still Getting Pregnant: CDC
Girls aged 15 to 17 account for about one-quarter of teen births, report shows

April 08, 2014: Just One Season of Hits in High School Football May Alter Brain: Study
Players did not have concussions, still showed changes in white matter

April 07, 2014: Stress Hormone May Drive Risk-Taking by Teen Motorists
Study found those with lower cortisol levels were more likely to crash

April 07, 2014: Kids' Concussions Defined by Where They Live, Study Finds
Sports fell more city children; motorized vehicles a danger in the country

April 04, 2014: Few Good Resources on Self-Harm Exist Online, Study Finds
Misleading information could affect treatment decisions, researchers say

April 04, 2014: Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study
Researchers in Norway found contrasting bone density results in boys, girls

April 02, 2014: Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds
There are steps people can take to reduce or ease flare-ups, experts say

April 02, 2014: College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds
But it's unclear what that means for later heart health, researchers say

April 01, 2014: Popular Kids May Be Targets for Bullying: Study
Competition for social status could play a role, researchers say

March 31, 2014: Stronger Muscles May Mean Better Health for Kids
Study of 6th-graders links greater strength to lower risk for heart disease

March 28, 2014: Many Young Males Report Unwanted Sex
Female acquaintance was the aggressor in majority of cases, U.S. study finds

March 28, 2014: Overweight Teens Don't Share in Life-Expectancy Gains: Study
Death before 50 more likely for those who were heavy during adolescence

March 24, 2014: Violent Video Games Tied to Combative Thinking in Study
Kids 'start to see world in a more aggressive way,' researcher says

March 21, 2014: Serious Health Issues May Await Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Siblings don't share these same risks, study finds

March 20, 2014: Salt's Harm Evident in Heavy Teens, Study Finds
Cellular changes seen in 14- to 18-year-olds

March 18, 2014: Mental Illness to Blame for 10 Percent of Kids' Hospitalizations: Study
Shortage of psychiatrists, psychologists makes it harder to treat children who need help, experts say

March 17, 2014: Teens Often Copycat Others Who Drink and Drive: Study
If kids have ridden with a drunk driver, they're more likely to drive while impaired, researchers find

March 15, 2014: Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis
Small study followed up on young people who underwent procedure to repair torn ligament

March 14, 2014: Energy Drinks Popular With Troubled Teens, Study Says
Kids who are depressed or use alcohol or marijuana often consume the beverages, researchers report

March 14, 2014: When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?
Study suggests grieving can affect school performance; mental health therapy an effective option

March 14, 2014: Meditation May Help Teens Cope With Cancer
Practicing mindfulness lowers odds of depression, small study suggests

March 11, 2014: Obese Girls Prone to Poorer Grades, Study Suggests
Researchers found weight at age 11 linked to academic success

March 10, 2014: More Evidence That Bullying Raises Kids' Suicide Risk
But findings don't confirm a cause-and-effect link

March 10, 2014: Young Binge Drinkers May Not Need Special Counseling From Family Docs
Swiss study suggests results just as good for physicians without certain training

March 10, 2014: Outcomes Improving for Kids With Kidney Transplants
Study finds steady increase in survival rates, organ function, but there's still room for improvement

March 06, 2014: Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens
Finnish study also found more physical inactivity in this group

March 06, 2014: Rising E-Cigarette Use Tied to More Smoking in Teens
Devices may serve as gateway to tobacco use, study author says

March 06, 2014: Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study
Researchers report it was independently associated with higher risk of heart disease, diabetes

March 05, 2014: Moving Out of Poor Neighborhood May Disrupt Boys' Mental Health: Study
However, girls tend to do better with upward mobility, researchers say

March 04, 2014: Schools Add More Fruits, Veggies to the '3 Rs'
And food waste hasn't increased because of the new guidelines, study finds

February 28, 2014: Could Childhood Nightmares Foreshadow Mental Ills as Teen?
Persistent nightmares, frequent night terrors linked to greater risk for psychotic episodes, study suggests

February 27, 2014: Late-Stage Cancer Diagnosis More Likely in Uninsured Teens, Young Adults
Those lacking health coverage are often male, black or Hispanic and from the South, study finds

February 26, 2014: Teens Who Indoor Tan Often Take Other Health Risks: Survey
CDC study tied practice to binge drinking, drug use and extreme weight control measures

February 24, 2014: Thyroid Tumors May Be More Dangerous for Cancer Survivors: Study
Researchers still found 'excellent' survival rates for both primary, secondary disease

February 24, 2014: Kids' Checkups Should Include Cholesterol, Depression Tests, Doctors Say
HIV screening also recommended under revised American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines

February 23, 2014: Frequent School Moves May Harm Kids' Mental Health
Study of British preteens might have found increased risk of psychiatric symptoms

February 22, 2014: Students' Health Habits Tied to School Success
Fitness, nutrition, proper sleep and TV restrictions appeared to make a difference in study of city kids

February 20, 2014: Flu Hitting Younger Adults Hard, Vaccination Helps: CDC
Hospitalizations, deaths up for people 18 to 64

February 19, 2014: Radiation-Free Cancer Scans: Coming Soon?
Children might benefit most from new way to detect tumors, but experts say more research is needed

February 17, 2014: Beauty, Not Health May Spur Teens to Use Sunscreen
Tanning's damaging effect on looks mattered more to teens than skin cancer risks, study found

February 17, 2014: Bullying May Have Lasting Health Effects on Kids
Study of students in grades 5 through 10 found mental, physical fallout even if harassment stopped