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: Start Tornado Preparation Now, Expert Advises
Decide ahead of time where to take shelter

April 21, 2014: Bowel Illnesses Sometimes Coincide in Kids
Children with irritable bowel syndrome were more likely to also have celiac disease in Italian study

April 21, 2014: Adjusting Your Thermostat Might Improve Your Thinking
Study found people did better at mental tasks in rooms with preferred temperature

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 21, 2014: Health Tip: Getting Rid of Dust Mites
Keep your home clean

April 18, 2014: Stress Tied to Worse Allergy Symptoms
Study found those with hay fever who had high levels of stress suffered more severe symptoms

April 18, 2014: Ragwitek Approved for Adult Ragweed Allergy
Tablet placed under the tongue

April 18, 2014: Certain Sedatives Tied to Breathing Problems in Older COPD Patients
Study author urges caution for doctors prescribing benzodiazepines to this group

April 18, 2014: Health Tip: Avoid Driving During Flood Warning
You may not be able to tell how much water is on the road

April 17, 2014: FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill
Ragwitek helps the body immunize itself against the offending plant

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 16, 2014: Placing Donor Windpipe First in Patient's Arm Helps With Transplant
Technique allows withdrawal of anti-rejection drugs after a year

April 15, 2014: Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study
More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say

April 15, 2014: Health Tip: Minimizing Seasonal Allergy Symptoms
Close the windows and run the air conditioner

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 11, 2014: Spring Cleaning Helps Stave Off Allergy Symptoms: Experts
Tips for keeping pollen, mold and dust mites from your home

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 09, 2014: Exercise May Curtail COPD Complications
Regular physical activity could cut need for hospital readmission for lung disease, study says

April 09, 2014: Health Tip: Antihistamines Have Side Effects
Some can make you very drowsy

April 08, 2014: Heat Waves Tied to Higher Rates of Early-Term Deliveries
Canadian study found odds of birth at 37-38 weeks rose during 90-degree spells

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 08, 2014: Carbon Monoxide Poisonings May Rise During Storms
Study found indoor use of generators, even deep snow can lead to lethal buildup of the odorless gas

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 07, 2014: Muscle Weakness May Persist for Months After ICU Stay
Hospitalized patients who'd been on mechanical ventilators were studied up to 2 years after discharge

April 06, 2014: So Long Snow, Hello Pollen
Doctor shares tips for handling spring allergies

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: Under-the-Tongue Tablet Approved for Grass Allergies
To be started 4 months before allergy season

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 02, 2014: FDA Approves Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pill
Oralair cuts symptoms linked to pollens of certain grasses

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 28, 2014: Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks
Smoke-free policies offer health benefits for people of all ages, study authors say

March 27, 2014: Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds
Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

March 27, 2014: Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma
Among black kids in study, other factors appeared to play bigger role in asthma rehospitalizations

March 25, 2014: Health Tip: Understanding Eye Allergies
Here are common triggers

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 22, 2014: Allergy Season Springs Into Bloom
Allergist outlines ways to minimize effects of pollen

March 21, 2014: Lung Ultrasound Can Spot Risk of Respiratory Failure in Pregnancy: Study
Researchers recommend its use for women with complication called preeclampsia

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