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Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights? May 26, 2017

Poor and elderly will feel the heat the most, study predicts

Teasing Teens About Weight May Do Lasting Harm May 25, 2017

They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds

Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD May 24, 2017

Better technology may help patients survive complications of the respiratory disease, researchers say

City Life Tough on Teens' Mental Health May 23, 2017

Kids raised in urban areas 40 percent more likely to report psychotic experiences, study finds

First-Try Antibiotics Now Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases May 22, 2017

Patients typically helped by other means, but levels of drug resistance are concerning, researchers say

Overweight Boys Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk as Adults May 19, 2017

But study also found that losing weight as young adults lowered those odds

Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma? May 19, 2017

Small study suggests a new approach might one day help those with uncontrolled lung disease

Heavy Kids Face Triple the Odds for Depression in Adulthood May 19, 2017

Risk was 4 times greater if they were also overweight as adults, study finds

Heart Attack Risk Spikes After Respiratory Infection, Study Finds May 16, 2017

Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a week

As Temps Rise, Risk of Pregnancy Complication May Too May 15, 2017

Extreme cold seems to reduce the chances; heat raises the odds, study suggests

Mosquito-Borne Illnesses May Not Be Limited to Tropics May 12, 2017

Study suggests southern U.S. at greater risk than thought for outbreaks of Zika, dengue and other diseases

Athletes With ADHD Favor Team Competition May 12, 2017

They're more likely to play contact sports like football, lacrosse and hockey, study finds

Allergies Getting Worse? Blame Climate Change May 11, 2017

Pollen season starts earlier and lasts longer, allergist says

Program Helps Young Adults With Autism Find Jobs May 11, 2017

Navigating adult services is challenging, autism experts say

Health Tip: Create a Spring Weather Kit May 11, 2017

Pack these emergency essentials

What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later May 10, 2017

High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds

Climate Change Could Be Catastrophic for Mobile Homes: Study May 09, 2017

It suggests that as tornadoes become more prevalent, so will life-threatening dangers

Vitamin D Fails the Asthma Test May 09, 2017

These supplements probably won't protect you from eczema or allergies either, researchers say

Testosterone May Protect Men From Allergic Asthma May 09, 2017

Study findings could explain why airway condition is more common in women

Expired EpiPens May Still Help Save a Life: Study May 09, 2017

But allergy experts advise not counting on older devices if you can replace them

Is Early Puberty in Girls a Risk Factor for Dating Abuse? May 08, 2017

Study suggests a link, but those who mature more slowly are also at risk for physical or verbal violence

Bullied in 5th Grade, Prone to Drug Abuse by High School May 08, 2017

Victims may develop depression, fueling risky behaviors, study suggests

Take Control of Your Asthma May 06, 2017

If you use an inhaler more than twice weekly, you may need help managing the condition, allergist says

Pot a Factor in More ER Admissions for Colorado Teens After Legalization May 05, 2017

Number of urgent care cases where teen showed pot use rose 4-fold after legalization, study finds

Guns Send About 16 U.S. Kids to the Hospital Every Day May 04, 2017

Many of those injuries are accidental, study finds

Reasons Why Parents Should Be Wary of '13 Reasons Why' May 04, 2017

Netflix series is too explicit in depicting teen suicide while leaving out key elements, mental health experts warn

Teen Suicide Thoughts, Self-Harm Cases Double in a Decade May 04, 2017

New U.S. study coincides with concern around issue after Netflix releases '13 Reasons Why'

Are Smartphones Helping or Harming Kids' Mental Health? May 03, 2017

More use is linked to attention and behavior problems, but also less anxiety, study finds

Climate Change May Worsen Sneezin' Season May 02, 2017

Here's expert advice on combating seasonal allergies after second-warmest February ever in U.S.

Depression's Gender Gap Shows Up in Pre-Teen Years May 02, 2017

Still unclear why more women than men affected by the disorder, researcher says

Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era School Lunch Rules May 02, 2017

Schools will now have more leeway when it comes to salt, whole grains and milk, USDA says

Thunderstorms Can Trigger Asthma Flares, Study Finds May 01, 2017

Weather forecasts may help public and emergency workers be ready to treat wheezing

Are Bullies Getting Run Out of U.S. Schools? May 01, 2017

Abuse rates dropped about 2 percent a year over a decade, survey finds

Cooking at Home Means Eating Better, Spending Less April 30, 2017

8 out of 10 Americans' diets fall short, and dining out a big reason why, research suggests

Summer Camp Prep for Kids With Allergies, Asthma April 29, 2017

Meet with staff beforehand and clarify expectations, doctor advises

Seizure Control Eases Life for Young Adults With Epilepsy April 28, 2017

Those with uncomplicated cases do as well as their siblings without the disorder, study finds

Repeat Teen Births Still a Problem in United States: CDC April 27, 2017

Too few teens use the most effective birth control after having a first baby

Women More Sensitive to Metal Joint Implants Than Men: Study April 26, 2017

Researchers don't know if hormones or exposure to metals in makeup or jewelry may play a part

Cancer Risk Rises After Childhood Organ Transplant: Study April 26, 2017

Yet overall chances to any one child remain low, researchers stressed

Obesity Quadruples Kids' Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study April 25, 2017

About 415 million people worldwide have the disease, which is costly to treat but can be prevented

Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC April 25, 2017

Death certificates from drug-linked infections may not label painkillers as possible cause

Artificial Intelligence May Help Combat TB in Remote Regions April 25, 2017

Machine diagnoses of deadly lung disease prove highly accurate in tests, study finds

Health Tip: Prepare for a Tornado April 25, 2017

Suggestions to stay safer

Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat April 24, 2017

Study found children who ate first consumed more vegetables, while those who played first wasted less food

Many Students Reluctant to Use Asthma Inhalers at School April 21, 2017

Survey suggests it's one reason why many children have poor control of their condition

Young Adults With Autism Need Help Managing Money: Study April 21, 2017

Many feel unprepared to handle responsibilities such as paying bills on their own

Early School Start Times Tough on Teens April 18, 2017

New guidelines advise starting classes at 8:30 a.m. or later

Regular Phys Ed Builds More Than Fitness April 17, 2017

Young teens also gain knowledge about healthy living, researchers say

What's the Best Seasonal Allergy Med for Your Kid? April 17, 2017

Wealth of options may leave moms and dads wondering which kind and how much to give, survey finds

Water Outperforms Sports Drinks for Young Athletes April 14, 2017

Kids rarely need the extra sugar and salt, doctor says

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