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Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options July 27, 2015

Almost 1 in 3 weren't told cancer treatment might affect ability to have a baby later

Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study July 27, 2015

Experts want greater regulation of these nicotine-containing products

Transgender Youth Don't Have Hormone Abnormalities July 24, 2015

Levels generally match those of gender assigned at birth, study finds

High School Band Classes May Boost Teen Brains July 24, 2015

Study suggests music instruction can help students do better in school

New Gene Test Speeds Diagnosis of Stomach Bug That Strikes Kids July 24, 2015

Enterovirus D68 sickened more than 1,000 U.S. children last year, 14 deaths reported

Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study Suggests July 24, 2015

Having access to legal source of pot was linked to greater addiction risk than buying drug illegally

Health Tip: Know the Dangers of Mold July 24, 2015

It can cause serious allergic reactions

'Bath Salts' Not Widespread in U.S. High Schools, Survey Finds July 23, 2015

But nearly one in five teens who tried the stimulants are regular users

U.S. Health Officials Examine Pot-Linked Death in Colorado July 23, 2015

Experts aren't clear on cause, but undiagnosed mental illness might have played a part

Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds July 22, 2015

But, research also notes more teens are trying marijuana

U.S. Teens Waiting Longer to Have Sex: CDC July 22, 2015

Report finds less than half of those aged 15 to 19 have had intercourse

Mental Illness Afflicts Many Juveniles in Jail July 21, 2015

Problems more common among girls than boys, study finds

Could Antibiotics Raise a Child's Risk for Juvenile Arthritis? July 20, 2015

Odds are low, but study points to another downside of overuse

Health Tip: Are You Allergic to Latex? July 20, 2015

Here are common symptoms

Dermatologist Offers Advice on Treating Kids' Hives July 18, 2015

Allergic rash can have many causes; avoiding trigger is key to prevention

Many Obese Teens Don't Think They're Fat, Study Shows July 17, 2015

Weight problem has to be recognized before it can be addressed, researchers say

Health Tip: Stay Safe During a Lightning Storm July 17, 2015

Even indoors, you should stay off a corded phone

Many Young Women Taking Up 'Very Light' Smoking, Study Finds July 16, 2015

Defined as 5 or fewer cigarettes a day, the habit can still raise health risks, experts say

Most College Students Stressed About Money, Study Finds July 16, 2015

Despite financial strain, they still think education is a good investment

Why Concussion Recovery Takes Longer for Some Kids July 14, 2015

Researchers believe damage to wiring provides explanation

More Teen Athletes Undergoing Tommy John Elbow Surgery: Study July 14, 2015

Year-round focus on one sport likely behind the increase, doctors say

Despite Benefits, Few U.S. States Mandate Cervical Cancer Vaccine July 14, 2015

Immunization protects against sexually transmitted disease, certain cancers, health experts say

Health Tip: Controlling Diabetes During Hot Weather July 13, 2015

Drink lots of water, and check blood sugar often

Alcohol, Pot Combo Impairs Driving More Than Either Alone July 10, 2015

But study finds effect isn't doubled, and alcohol still more dangerous than pot

Straight Talk About Poison Ivy July 10, 2015

Itchy red rash caused by exposure to plant's oil, not by brushing against its leaves, dermatologist says

Extreme Weather May Raise Risk of Salmonella Infection, Study Says July 10, 2015

Germ causes about 1.2 million cases of severe 'stomach flu' in the U.S. each year

Second Severe Allergic Reaction Isn't Uncommon July 10, 2015

Study finds about one in seven kids has repeat episode

Marijuana Study Counters 'Gateway' Theory July 10, 2015

It says specific reasons teens try pot are better predictors of future drug use

Study Questions Safety of Chemicals Used in Plastic Consumer Products July 09, 2015

Researchers say they see link to risk of high blood pressure and diabetes in children

Many Overweight or Obese Teens Don't See the Problem July 09, 2015

Around 40 percent thought their weight was about right, British study finds

Medical Marijuana Ads May Prompt Pot Use Among Teens July 07, 2015

Study suggests prevention efforts should highlight negative effects drug can have on the brain

Heroin Use on the Rise Among Women, Wealthier People, CDC Finds July 07, 2015

Prescription painkiller addiction often precedes use of street drug

Best Friends May Help Poor Kids Succeed July 06, 2015

Study found having just one confidant helped teens find ways to cope with problems

Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task July 03, 2015

Study suggests despite getting licenses, adolescents lacked key skills to stay safe

Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Some Promise in Study July 02, 2015

Lung function benefit was slight, but even keeping lungs stable would be improvement, experts say

Mass Killings, School Shootings in U.S. May Be 'Contagious' July 02, 2015

These events appear to inspire similar tragedies afterward, study suggests

How to Avoid July Fourth Allergy Flare-Ups July 02, 2015

Smoke, stings, mold are common summer allergens that can trigger asthma, allergy attacks, experts say

Are Too Many Young Americans Getting Antipsychotics for ADHD? July 01, 2015

Study shows rise in prescriptions for the powerful medications, even though they're not OK'd for this use

Obese Teens Less Likely to Use Birth Control July 01, 2015

Heavy adolescent girls at greater risk for unintended pregnancy, study shows

Endurance Athletes Should Only Drink When Thirsty, Experts Say June 30, 2015

Consuming excess fluids can lead to dangerous drop in sodium levels

Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills Offer Little Benefit: Study June 30, 2015

For serious grass allergy, shots may be more effective, researcher says

'Novice Driver' Car Decals Don't Cut Crash Rates: Study June 30, 2015

Researchers suspect other restrictions for those with learner permits help to reduce accidents

Overuse Injuries More Common in High School Females June 28, 2015

Track, field hockey and lacrosse linked to repetitive use problems in girls, study says

Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People June 26, 2015

Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

School Coaches Often Ill-Equipped to Spot, Manage Concussions June 26, 2015

Better education recommended, especially at youth and middle school levels

Surgery May Help Teens With Frequent Migraines, Study Contends June 25, 2015

At least one expert questions whether improvements are due to the procedure

Teen Use of E-Cigarettes, Hookahs Way Up: Survey June 23, 2015

Bright spot in U.S. government report is that fewer kids are smoking cigarettes

Teens Unfamiliar With Harms of Pot, E-Cigs, Study Finds June 23, 2015

Focus group of 24 kids finds they do understand dangers of cigarettes

Health Tip: When Air Is Unhealthy June 23, 2015

Stay indoors

1 in 5 Teens May Be Bullied on Social Media June 22, 2015

Review found wide variations in prevalence, but victims were often females who were depressed

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