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Guidelines Stop Heat Stroke Deaths in High School Athletes June 23, 2016

Protocols help get students used to the heat during preseason practice

Teen Obesity May Mean Liver Disease Later June 16, 2016

Study found risk increased as weight went up

Doctors' Group Backs Later School Start Times June 16, 2016

New policy aims to tackle sleep deprivation among teens

Brains of Teens With Type 2 Diabetes May Have Gray Matter Differences June 14, 2016

Scans showed variation compared to teens without the blood sugar disease, researchers report

Health Tip: Use a Cleaner Toothbrush June 14, 2016

Here's how to minimize germs

E-Cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking for Teens: Study June 13, 2016

2 out of 5 who vaped went on to traditional cigarettes, small U.S. review finds

Vitamin Deficiencies Common in Young Migraine Sufferers June 10, 2016

But study couldn't determine if supplements made a difference

Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up June 09, 2016

CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

Study Questions Use of Antidepressants for Children, Teens June 09, 2016

They were seen as mostly ineffective and sometimes risky in these age groups

Anesthesia Safe for Infants, Toddlers, Study Says June 07, 2016

No lingering mental effects seen after one exposure, but more research needed, doctor suggests

Pop Stars Often Hawk Unhealthy Foods to Kids: Study June 06, 2016

Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and others endorse sugary, less healthy fare, researchers say

The Teen Brain Likes Social Media 'Likes' June 02, 2016

Effect is similar to eating chocolate or winning money, researchers say

U.S. Teen Birth Rate Continues to Fall, Hits New Record Low June 02, 2016

CDC statistics for 2015 show another 8 percent drop

ADHD Meds May Pose Heart Risks for Some Kids June 01, 2016

Study found slightly higher chance of irregular heartbeat shortly after starting methylphenidate

Long-Term Pot Use Tied to Gum Disease in Study June 01, 2016

Besides gum health, researchers assessed lung function, risk factors for heart disease and diabetes

Talking, Texting Teen Drivers Take Deadly Toll June 01, 2016

Distractions played role in 60 percent of crashes involving teenagers, new AAA report shows

Most Americans Support Rise in Legal Smoking Age June 01, 2016

Survey finds wide support in all regions to raise cutoff to age 19 or older

Baby's Early Walking May Mean Stronger Bones as Teen May 31, 2016

Researchers say parents can help improve odds by practicing with toddlers at home

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

And over 700,000 use marijuana, government report says

Health Tip: Caring For Your Teeth During Pregnancy May 23, 2016

Suggestions to keep them shining

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

Can the Anesthetic Ketamine Ease Suicidal Thoughts? May 10, 2016

A small study found that the drug worked quickly in people with major depression

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

Health Tip: Use a Mouthguard April 27, 2016

And be sure to keep it clean

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

Study Ties Certain Mouth Germs to Pancreatic Cancer Risk April 20, 2016

But research can't prove cause-and-effect and more investigation is needed, experts say

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

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

Health Tip: Should You Use a Water Flosser? April 19, 2016

It may be a better choice

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

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