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Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men October 21, 2014

Study didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex

Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage October 21, 2014

Electronic stethoscope amplifies sounds of breathing changes, thickening of heart muscle

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant October 21, 2014

Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says

Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study October 20, 2014

To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products

Health Tip: Listen to Your Child About Food Allergies October 20, 2014

Things kids may say when they're having an allergic reaction

Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes October 17, 2014

Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest

Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema October 17, 2014

Researchers saw some improvement in winter-related symptoms

U.S. Kids Use ADHD Meds More During School Year October 17, 2014

Researchers suggest this may be to boost academic achievement

Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides, Study Shows October 17, 2014

Validation by peers also decreased likelihood of self-harm

'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles' October 16, 2014

Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found

Teens Still Sending Naked Pictures Via Cellphone October 16, 2014

New study suggests one in five 'sexts,' despite potential consequences

Esbriet, Ofev Approved to Treat Deadly Lung Disease October 16, 2014

Drugs help slow decline of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Teen Girls May Face Greater Risk of Depression October 15, 2014

Relationship-related stress contributes to higher rates, researchers say

Family Support Tied to Safer Sex for Young Gay Males: Study October 15, 2014

Closeness, open discussions with parents may help prevent risky sexual behavior, findings suggest

Parenthood May Push Cancer Patients to Seek More Treatment October 15, 2014

They may choose aggressive therapy in attempt to have more time with children, study finds

Repetitive Pitching May Cause Teens Serious Shoulder Problems October 14, 2014

Playing ball year-round is ill-advised, experts say

Allergy to Some Metal Implants Linked to Rare Skin Cancer, Study Says October 14, 2014

Researchers say testing patients for adverse reaction may be needed

Exercise May Not Ward Off Teen Depression October 14, 2014

U.K. research finds no apparent link, but U.S. experts are not convinced

Today's Teens Can Be Adept Multitaskers, Study Suggests October 10, 2014

Some kids do just fine juggling multiple forms of media throughout the day, research shows

Medicines Are Biggest Culprit in Fatal Allergic Reactions: Study October 10, 2014

Antibiotics, contrast material for scans lead the list of triggers

Body May Change Bad Fat to Good After Exposure to Cold October 09, 2014

But researchers say obesity and inflammation may blunt this effect

Contact Sports Boost Spread of 'Superbug' Germs, Study Says October 09, 2014

College athletes advised to practice good hygiene, and to stop sharing towels, razors

Schools Key to Reaching Kids With Mental Health Needs, Experts Say October 08, 2014

Left untreated, children may suffer long-term damage

U.S. Traffic Accidents Send 2.5 Million to ERs Each Year, CDC Says October 07, 2014

Medical costs of those collisions top $18 billion, U.S. government estimates

Docs More Likely to Prescribe Unneeded Antibiotics Later in Day: Study October 06, 2014

They tend to 'wear down' and prescribe more as the day progresses, researchers find

Fetal Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Breathing Ills in Kids October 06, 2014

Expert recommends pregnant women avoid canned foods, plastics containing BPA

Teen 'Sexting' Often Precedes Actual Sex, Study Finds October 06, 2014

Researcher says don't throw out the phone, do discuss safe behavior

Docs Offer Advice for Combating Respiratory Virus That's Striking Kids October 03, 2014

Proper hygiene, including frequent hand washing, is important -- especially for children with asthma

Most Who Abuse Painkillers Are Unprepared If Overdose Strikes: Study October 02, 2014

Although anti-OD meds are available, many addicts hold misguided views on what to do

New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks October 01, 2014

Finding provides new target for drug development, experts say

Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens September 30, 2014

Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion

Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life? September 29, 2014

Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood

Health Tip: What Causes Hives? September 29, 2014

Most commonly, exposure to an allergen

Ban Electronics in Kids' Bedrooms, Expert Says September 26, 2014

Electronic lights, action keep kids up at night and can impact school performance

Many Kids With ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy September 25, 2014

Study finds just one in four taking medication gets additional treatment

Study: Family-Based Therapy Can Aid Those With Anorexia September 24, 2014

Teaching parents to help their children with eating behaviors may lead to faster weight gain, researchers say

Younger Age at First Drink, Higher Odds for Problem Drinking: Study September 23, 2014

How soon teen gets drunk after trying first drink also raises risk, researchers report

Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says September 23, 2014

Findings support idea that work-related stress contributes to development of respiratory disorder

Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs September 22, 2014

'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say

Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns September 22, 2014

Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages

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

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