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Close Friends May Be Key to Teens' Drinking November 21, 2014

Larger peer group is less important when it comes to drinking or not, study says

Health Tip: Change Your Skin Routine During Winter November 20, 2014

Avoid long, hot showers

Oxygen May Not Help Heart Attack Victims November 19, 2014

Study ties treatment to greater heart damage, but more research urged

Even With a Little Weight Gain, Quitting Smoking Is Still Healthier Choice November 18, 2014

Japanese study found that stopping the habit boosted survival, even if a few pounds were added on

Study Ties Teen Smoking to Risk of Severe Menstrual Cramps November 18, 2014

Tobacco use known to restrict blood flow, researchers say

Many Teens Suffer 'Cyber' Dating Abuse, Study Suggests November 17, 2014

Researcher said the participants were part of 'high-risk' population

Asthma Raises Heart Attack Risk, Research Suggests November 17, 2014

Those who had trouble controlling condition particularly vulnerable, researchers report

More Than One-Fifth of High School Students Smoke: CDC November 13, 2014

Experts say more regulation could stop young Americans from picking up the deadly habit

ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey November 13, 2014

Reasons for misuse include pressure to succeed at school or work

Falls Leading Cause of Serious Head Trauma for Kids, Study Shows November 12, 2014

Seatbelts and bike helmets can help prevent severe head injuries, experts say

Whooping Cough Vaccine Seems Safe in Pregnancy, Study Finds November 11, 2014

Shot helps protect newborns against potentially deadly bacteria, experts say

Three-Quarters of Young Baseball Players Have Arm Pain November 11, 2014

But study found many kids are encouraged to stay on the field in spite of their injuries

Can Video Game Play Help Young Minds Learn? November 10, 2014

Both skilled and unskilled players showed improved learning abilities in small study

Kids Obese at Young Age Often Stay That Way, Study Shows November 10, 2014

Weight at 11 a good indicator of weight at 16, researchers found

Study Builds Case for Later High School Starting Time November 07, 2014

Researchers followed kids, teens as they grew up and found sleeping patterns shifted, shrunk

Think You're Allergic to Penicillin? Maybe Not November 07, 2014

In studies, vast majority of people who said they had the allergy showed no evidence of it in skin tests

Schools With EpiPens Save Lives, Study Says November 07, 2014

First incident may come from a new lunch food

Cigars Loaded With Harmful Toxins, Study Shows November 07, 2014

Even though they may not be inhaled, 'cloud' of smoke could be as dangerous as that from cigarettes

Many Docs Mistaken About Allergies: Study November 07, 2014

Survey results show lots of primary care physicians lack knowledge of causes, treatments

Kids With Epilepsy Face Higher Early Death Risk, Study Reports November 06, 2014

Coordinated care is essential for reducing death rates, experts say

'Unconditional Regard' Buoys Kids' Self-Esteem November 06, 2014

Study finds children who know friends will always care are more resilient

Climate Change Will Boost Grass Pollen Production, Study Contends November 05, 2014

The result: increased 'exposure and suffering in grass pollen-allergic individuals,' researchers say

The ABCs of Successful Classroom Design November 05, 2014

Lighting, temperature can influence student achievement, researchers say

Research Questions Link Between Media Violence, Violent Behavior November 05, 2014

Study compared homicide rates to level of violence in movies, video games over time

Poor Quality Housing Tied to Higher Asthma Rates Among Kids November 04, 2014

As number of cockroach, mold infestations rose, so did hospitalizations for respiratory attacks, study found

Health Tip: Signs of a Yeast Diaper Rash November 04, 2014

Call the pediatrician if you notice these symptoms

High School Football Players Aren't Well-Educated About Concussion November 01, 2014

Young athletes may not understand possible consequences, study shows

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma October 30, 2014

Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise

FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis October 29, 2014

Trumenba guards against type of bacteria that is one of leading causes of life-threatening disease

Many U.S. Colleges Have Indoor Tanning Salons On, Near Campus: Study October 29, 2014

Universities should ban them because of skin cancer risk, researchers say

Universal Helmet Laws May Help Save Young Motorcyclists October 29, 2014

Study finds more serious head injuries in states with age restrictions only or none at all

FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens October 29, 2014

Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

'Social Host' Laws May Help Curb Underage Drinking, Study Says October 28, 2014

Controversial statutes hold parents responsible for teen alcohol consumption

Obese Children With Leukemia Fared Worse in Study October 27, 2014

Excess weight linked to doubled risk of leftover cancer cells after chemotherapy

Type 1 Diabetes Increasing Among White American Kids October 27, 2014

Children 5 to 9 years old hardest hit, study finds

Dark Days Here for Folks With Seasonal Depression October 24, 2014

Expert offers tips to compensate for reduced light exposure

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation October 24, 2014

Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says

Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults October 24, 2014

Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

As Pot Use Rises, Teens' Grades May Fall: Study October 23, 2014

Occasional use might not have impact, but heavy users had lower test scores, researchers found

Teen Conflicts Spill Over to Other Areas of Their Lives October 23, 2014

Home troubles affect school life, school issues affect home, researchers report

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

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