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First Days of Preseason Practice Pose Big Heat Risks for College Football Players August 26, 2016

Coaches, trainers need to be aware of heat illness symptoms, study suggests

Many Teens 'Vaping' for Flavor, Not Nicotine August 25, 2016

Study found that only about a fifth of 12th graders who used an e-cigarette used a nicotine substance

Diabetes Drug May Help Kids With Autism Fight Unwanted Pounds August 24, 2016

Weight gain is a side effect of antipsychotic drugs used to treat irritability and agitation

No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids August 22, 2016

New guidelines aim to help improve children's overall diet, health

Teen Student-Athletes Often Unfit, Overweight August 22, 2016

Philadelphia study found 15 percent who underwent physical exams also had high blood pressure

TV Ratings for Parents Let Violence, Drinking Slip Through August 22, 2016

Industry guidelines often misleading, study finds

To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight August 22, 2016

New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

Teen Cyberbullies More Apt to Be Friends Than Strangers August 22, 2016

Competition for status, hurt feelings over breakups provoke wave of aggression via texts, Facebook

Put Vaccines on Kids' Back-to-School List August 19, 2016

Immunizations protect against potentially devastating childhood illnesses: FDA

Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD August 17, 2016

Study found drug abuse, STDs and injuries were lower among teens who take meds

Health Tip: Sealing Teeth to Help Prevent Cavities August 17, 2016

Here are potential benefits

U.S. College Kids Drink More, Smoke Less Than Others Their Age August 16, 2016

Full-time students aged 18 to 22 also have higher rates of binge-drinking, survey finds

Surviving Freshman Year 101 August 14, 2016

Avoid fast food and excess partying, and make the library your home away from home

ADHD Common Among College Students Who Misuse Stimulant Drugs August 12, 2016

Study says they're also more apt to have other psychiatric issues

Gay, Lesbian Teens More Likely to Suffer Rapes, Attacks: CDC August 12, 2016

Support from family, community critical to their well-being, U.S. health officials stress

Sending Kids Off to College Doesn't Have to Be Tearful August 12, 2016

Discuss money, expectations beforehand, then let go, experts say

Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study August 11, 2016

Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

5 Tips to Help Teens Get Needed School-Year Zzzzzs August 10, 2016

Avoid late nights, bright lights, noise and worry to get your rest and have a successful year, expert advises

Online Video Games May Boost High School Students' Academic Skills August 08, 2016

But teens who use social media daily posted lower test scores, Australian study finds

Why Teens Choose E-Cigarettes August 08, 2016

Kids who continue vaping cite 2 key reasons, study finds

Health Tip: Don't Forget About Your Teeth During Vacation August 08, 2016

What your travel plans should include

The Safest Way to Get to School Is a Big Yellow Bus August 07, 2016

National Safety Council recommends this method over riding with parents or friends

Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol August 05, 2016

Brazilian study found half of those who smoked, drank, did pot had symptoms of psychological disorders

Brief Return of Concussion Symptoms Normal Part of Recovery: Study August 05, 2016

It's not a setback, pediatric specialist says

Health Tip: Coping With a Toothache August 04, 2016

Suggestions to ease the pain

Study Dashes Millennials' Reputation as Hookup Generation August 02, 2016

Only people born in the 1920s reported having less sex between the ages of 20 and 24

Is All That Flossing Really Worth It? August 02, 2016

Review of available data finds no good evidence for a benefit, despite dental groups' recommendations

Ban on Indoor Tanning by Minors Not Working: Study August 02, 2016

Tanning salon use showed little change after 2013 ban, and rose among N.J. high school boys

Summer Days Shouldn't Be Lazy for Kids July 30, 2016

Physical education expert says children should stay active during school vacation

Tighten Teens' Nighttime Driving Restrictions: CDC July 28, 2016

Midnight cutoff is too late to help, researchers say

Safer Heads Prevail With New High School Football Rule July 27, 2016

When full-contact practices were limited, blows to the head dropped, study found

Study of Teen Brains Offers Clues to Timing of Mental Illness July 27, 2016

Regions that undergo greatest change also where schizophrenia, depression genes are most strongly expressed

Health Tip: Hormones Can Affect Women's Dental Health July 26, 2016

Here's how

Painkillers for Teen Athletes Won't Spur Addiction: Study July 25, 2016

Sports may actually provide protective effect against opioid abuse

Meningitis B Vaccine Falls Short of Expectations July 20, 2016

1 in 3 students didn't get immunity against outbreak strain after 2 doses of Bexsero, study finds

Obese Teens Take Weight-Loss Surgery in Stride July 18, 2016

Procedure led to better walking, eased pain and improved heart rate, study shows

Concussion Study Shows Player-to-Player Hits Most Damaging July 18, 2016

Running longer before the contact happens also spells more trouble

'Cool' Factor Often Spurs Teens to Try E-Cigarettes July 18, 2016

They're not using these products to try to stop smoking, researchers say

3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes July 18, 2016

Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

Limit Kids' Exposure to Media Violence, Pediatricians Say July 18, 2016

Parents need to tighten the reins, while media needs to stop glorifying aggression, statement says

Anesthesia Safe for Kids, Doctors' Group Says July 15, 2016

But concerns, child's health history should be discussed with anesthesiologists before surgery

Do ADHD Medicines Boost Substance Abuse Risk? July 15, 2016

Chances were actually lower the earlier stimulants were started, and the longer they were taken

Are E-Cigs Slowing Teen Anti-Smoking Push? July 11, 2016

Researchers blame the devices for a leveling off of smoking's decline

Concussion Rates Have Doubled Among U.S. Kids July 11, 2016

Report can't determine whether trend signals more injuries or more diagnoses

Are High School Athletes at Risk From Artificial Turf? July 08, 2016

Many schools use lower amounts of fake soil as a cost-saving measure, researcher reports

Depression Strikes Nearly 3 Million U.S. Teens a Year July 07, 2016

Effects can be devastating during adolescence, researchers say

U.S. Teens Less Sweet on Soft Drinks July 07, 2016

Survey finds consumption dropped one-third in just 2 years, and more are drinking water

Don't Blame the Media for Teen Sex, Study Says July 06, 2016

Parents and peers have far more influence on sexual behavior

Health Tip: Evaluating Your Chances for Gum Disease July 04, 2016

Find out if your gums are at risk

Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity July 01, 2016

Good relationship with parents, especially between fathers and sons, fosters healthy habits, study finds

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