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High School Football Players Suffer More Symptoms After Concussion: StudyMay 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 SchoolsApril 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 MouthguardApril 27, 2016

And be sure to keep it clean

Skateboarding Mishaps Send 176 U.S. Kids to ERs Every DayApril 27, 2016

Protective gear is essential for preventing injuries, experts say

Early Emotional Support May Help Kids Manage Feelings LaterApril 26, 2016

Preschool children given high levels of caring showed specific brain changes

Rates of Severe Obesity Among U.S. Kids Still Rising: StudyApril 26, 2016

Treatment for these 4.5 million children is urgently needed, researcher says

Female Pelvis Widens, Then Shrinks Over a Lifetime, Study FindsApril 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: StudyApril 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 SafelyApril 21, 2016

Awareness of SIDS risk didn't spur young mothers to follow recommendations, study finds

Study Ties Certain Mouth Germs to Pancreatic Cancer RiskApril 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 AntidepressantsApril 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 TodayApril 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 FindsApril 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 WhyApril 14, 2016

Electronic smoking devices have now eclipsed traditional cigarettes as most widely used product among kids

Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle AgeApril 13, 2016

Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

Teenage Girls Now Try Alcohol Before Boys Do: StudyApril 12, 2016

When it comes to drinking, the gender gap is disappearing, experts say

Driving Curfews May Curb Teen Crime: StudyApril 08, 2016

Long-term reductions in arrests were seen when new drivers were limited to daytime hours

Smoking Rates Stall Among Young BlacksApril 08, 2016

Progress in anti-smoking campaigns slows as tobacco companies ramp up marketing in black neighborhoods, study says

Sleepy Teens Are Risk-Taking TeensApril 07, 2016

Sleep deprivation leads to unsafe behaviors, CDC researchers say

Caring for Baby's Teeth Starts Before BirthApril 05, 2016

Expert shares timeline for child's dental health

Is Seniors' Dental Health Tied to Mental Health?April 01, 2016

Declines in one seem to mirror declines in the other, but cause-and-effect isn't clear, study says

Booze-Branded Merchandise May Spur Teen DrinkingApril 01, 2016

Studies show link between owning alcohol-related items and youth alcohol use

How to Tell If Your Teen Has a Mental Health ProblemMarch 29, 2016

1 in 5 kids develop a serious problem but many go years without treatment, psychiatrist says

Smoking Triggers Big Changes in Mouth Bacteria, Study FindsMarch 29, 2016

But quitting eventually returns levels to normal

Pets Help Homeless Youth, Study FindsMarch 27, 2016

They're less likely to engage in harmful behaviors, but many shelters won't accept animals

Injuries More Common in Teens Who Focus on Single SportMarch 26, 2016

Study shows the more teens specialize, the greater the risk of knee and hip problems

Troubled Kids' Psychiatric Care Often Delayed by Insurance RulesMarch 25, 2016

Dealing with red tape consumes clinicians' time, poses danger to patients, researchers say

Young Transgender Women May Face Mental Health WoesMarch 21, 2016

But study looked at a specific, high-risk group, so findings may not apply to all, researchers say

Men, Avoid Impotence Drugs Before SurgeryMarch 21, 2016

Let an anesthesia professional know if you take these medications, expert cautions

Could Growing Up Poor Raise Obesity Risks Later?March 18, 2016

Kids raised in low-income neighborhoods were more likely to put on weight as adults, study found

School Breakfast Programs Vital, Even if Some Kids Also Eat at HomeMarch 17, 2016

Skipping the morning meal was tied to higher weight in study of middle schoolers

Could Too Much Cellphone Time Signal Anxiety, Depression?March 15, 2016

Some college students use their mobile device as a 'security blanket,' study says

Condom Use Falls When Teen Girls Opt for IUDs vs. The PillMarch 14, 2016

Experts say young women need to remember that STDs are still a danger

Health Tip: When Dentures Need AdjustingMarch 14, 2016

Your dentist should do so

A Pill to Ward Off Cavities? Scientists Say It Could HappenMarch 11, 2016

Researchers spotted a strain of 'good' bacteria in the mouth that helps keep 'bad' bacteria under control

Anesthesia Not Linked to Long-Term Mental Decline, Study FindsMarch 11, 2016

Underlying health, previous functioning are more likely factors, researchers say

Most Teens Who Abuse ADHD Meds Get Them From OthersMarch 08, 2016

Study finds 54 percent of kids surveyed use medications for non-medicinal purposes

Fitness in Youth May Be Key to Diabetes Risk Decades LaterMarch 07, 2016

Study tracked 1.5 million people from age 18 to 62 and found fitter teens had lower lifetime risk

Simple Changes in Bad Neighborhoods Might Lower Teen Murder RatesMarch 07, 2016

Adding streetlights, maintaining vacant lots could make a difference, researchers suggest

Chemical-Free Cosmetics May Be Safer for Teen Girls, Study SuggestsMarch 07, 2016

Lower levels of hormone-disrupting chemicals seen in adolescents after trying products without potentially harmful ingredients

Health Tip: If You Have Bad BreathMarch 07, 2016

Here are potential causes

Health Tip: Keep Germs Away From Your ToothbrushMarch 02, 2016

Never share with others

Pricier Football Helmets Don't Offer Extra Protection: ReportMarch 01, 2016

Lab test ratings also a poor guide to whether helmet can shield high school players, researchers say

Young Athletes Pressured by Parents May Resort to 'Doping'February 29, 2016

'Tiger parenting' can have dire consequences, researcher contends

Daredevil at 20, Scam Victim at 70? What Being a Risk-Taker May Mean to YouFebruary 28, 2016

Researchers say study may hold clues to better protecting seniors from fraud

Cyberbullying, Violence Linked to PTSD in TeensFebruary 26, 2016

Researcher says post-traumatic stress is underreported and undertreated in this age group

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