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College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds September 21, 2014

Freshmen unsure that they'll make the right choices

Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School September 20, 2014

Effective prevention strategies must not be 'one-size-fits-all,' researcher says

More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic Reactions September 19, 2014

Having epinephrine auto-injectors on hand can save lives, advocates say

Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs September 18, 2014

Warmer waters could increase the range of invasive fish species, study shows

Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers September 18, 2014

The result: Greater authority, responsibility likelier early on, study says

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids September 17, 2014

Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say

Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study September 16, 2014

Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds September 16, 2014

Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes September 15, 2014

Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say

Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD September 15, 2014

Important networks that control behavior are slower to link up, scans show

Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan September 12, 2014

Schools must be well prepared to deal with life-threatening reactions, researchers caution

Sunny Skies Tied to Suicide Rates September 12, 2014

Austrian researchers find short-term sunshine increases risk, longer-term lowers it

Tear Gas Health Effects May Last Weeks September 11, 2014

Researchers worry that nearby residents may suffer harm too

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD September 11, 2014

Combination treatment seems to reduce anger and violent tendencies, study finds

Puberty Suppression Benefits Gender-Questioning Teens: Study September 10, 2014

Those who do pursue sex reassignment 'will have an easier time of it,' expert says

Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes September 10, 2014

Everyday pot habit reduced odds of higher education, increased suicide risk, study contends

HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates September 08, 2014

Genital warts cases fell by 61 percent after schools started providing free shots, researchers say

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study September 08, 2014

But no similar association was found between mother and children

Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study September 08, 2014

Researchers suggest contact with natural microbes may offer protection

Health Tip: Things That Can Trigger Asthma September 04, 2014

Tobacco smoke is among the most common

Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked to Food Allergies September 03, 2014

Girl's severe reaction traced to streptomycin-treated blueberries

Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests September 02, 2014

Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance

'Pot Addiction' May Be Real, Study Suggests September 02, 2014

Many teen marijuana users exhibited withdrawal symptoms when they tried to quit, researchers say

ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds September 02, 2014

Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height

More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies September 02, 2014

Human milk contains important immunological protection for children, study authors say

Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying's Impact, Study Says September 01, 2014

Support, communication appear to be buffers

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21 August 28, 2014

16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says

Health Tip: Recognizing Hay Fever August 28, 2014

The most common type of allergy

Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years August 25, 2014

CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

Start School Later for Older Kids, Pediatricians Urge August 25, 2014

Opening bell should be no earlier than 8:30, says Academy of Pediatrics

Health Tip: Teaching Your Child About Food Allergies August 25, 2014

Communicate the warning signs

What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation August 24, 2014

Carefully assess the school's athletic program, expert advises

Food Allergies More Common Among Inner City Kids, Study Finds August 22, 2014

10 percent of children tracked had allergy to peanuts, eggs or milk

New Drug May Fight Serious Respiratory Virus in Infants August 21, 2014

RSV leading cause of hospitalization among infants, researchers note

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds August 21, 2014

Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids August 20, 2014

Cause seems related to inflammation of the arteries, researchers say

Seals, Sea Lions Helped Global Spread of TB, Study Finds August 20, 2014

Research on origins of tuberculosis may shed light on how other viruses are transmitted between species

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit August 19, 2014

New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial

When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses August 15, 2014

Consider kid's maturity level before giving your answer, FDA says

Common Respiratory Diseases Tied to Lung Cancer Risk August 15, 2014

Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and pneumonia linked to risk in study, but not asthma, tuberculosis

Worker Layoffs Tied to Rise in Teen Suicides, Study Finds August 14, 2014

Effect was most prominent among girls and black teens

Tough Laws Continue to Target Tobacco Sales to Minors August 14, 2014

Everyone in a community must work together to stop illegal sales, U.S. health official says

Donor-Lung Preservation Device Approved August 12, 2014

Technology may lead to more transplants, FDA says

Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence August 12, 2014

Study hints at the importance of nutrition and a stimulating home environment

Front-of-Head Hits Blamed for Nearly Half of Young Football Player Concussions August 11, 2014

High school injury reports support safer tackling efforts

Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent: Study August 08, 2014

Survey also finds that many text mom and dad from behind the wheel

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls August 07, 2014

Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says

Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health: Study August 06, 2014

Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say

Health Tip: Take Care in the Heat August 06, 2014

Avoid the outdoors during peak hours

Hot Cars Can Quickly Prove Deadly for Kids August 05, 2014

Expert offers tips on protecting small passengers from heat-related tragedies

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