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More Kids and Teens Heading to ER With Headaches October 21, 2016

Study finds hospital admissions for head pain also up; reasons are unclear

Bullied Teen's Suicide Didn't Spur Copycat Attempts: Study October 21, 2016

Canadian case was highly publicized on social media, researchers report

Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun October 21, 2016

Bobbing for apples, trick-or-treating can expose kids to potential hazards, health experts say

1 in 3 Young Athletes With Concussion Returns to Play on Same Day October 21, 2016

But, medical recommendation is to stay out of game after head injury

Even 6th Graders Commit Cyber Dating Abuse: Study October 20, 2016

Those with a history of bullying or who thought violence against girls was normal were most likely perpetrators

Health Tip: Health Tip: Manage Allergies October 20, 2016

Suggestions to stem the sneezing

Top 3 Mistakes Teen Drivers Make October 20, 2016

Parents don't emphasize safety enough, experts say

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC October 19, 2016

More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

Are You and Your Home Ready for Winter? October 18, 2016

And cars need some TLC before snow starts falling, CDC says

Obesity More Common Among Teens With Autism: Study October 17, 2016

Addressing problem behaviors with food or TV may combat excess weight, researchers suggest

Are Fewer Cervical Cancer Screenings Needed After HPV Vaccine? October 17, 2016

Less testing could reduce risk of false positives and save money, researchers say

Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study October 17, 2016

They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

1 in 4 College Students Is Hungry: Survey October 16, 2016

And nearly half say they are food insecure

Parents of Kids With Food Allergies Believe They're Allergic, Too October 12, 2016

But fewer than one-third tested positive for food allergies, study finds

Study Finds Fault With ICU Treatment of Dementia Patients October 10, 2016

Hospitals put too many on ventilators, adding to their suffering and treatment costs, researchers say

6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween October 10, 2016

These tips can ease parents' worries and help kids with food allergies or asthma enjoy the holiday

Health Tip: Kick Dust Mites Out of Bed October 10, 2016

How to protect yourself

Like People, Power Tools Need Checkups October 08, 2016

Electrical cords should be free of cracks or cuts, safety experts advise

How to Help Keep Your Kids Safe This Fall October 07, 2016

Remind children to take precautions at dusk to make sure they are visible to cars

Matthew Battering Florida Coast October 07, 2016

Storm surge a big concern, officials say

Don't Let the Change of Seasons Put You at Risk October 06, 2016

Editors of Farmers Almanac say fall's shorter days, fickle weather can bring unwelcome surprises

Having Battered Bahamas, Hurricane Matthew Bears Down on Florida October 06, 2016

FEMA offers guidance on how to prepare for the huge storm; more than 2 million people urged to leave their homes

Better Job Prospects When Young May Pay Off in Better Health October 05, 2016

County-by-county study finds improved physical, mental well-being with career advancement

Hurricane Matthew Takes Aim at Florida October 05, 2016

Federal agencies offer advice on how to prepare for possible impact of dangerous storm

How One Clinic Got a Big Boost in HPV Vaccination Rates October 05, 2016

The cervical cancer vaccine was treated as just another scheduled shot

Fall Weather Can Be Tricky to Navigate October 04, 2016

Changeable conditions range from hurricanes to flooding, even snow

FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels October 04, 2016

Lawsuit says agency's decision is more than 4 years overdue

Making Friends 101: What Works for College Freshmen October 02, 2016

Emotional skills will help build lasting friendships, whereas narcissism turns people off, study finds

Scare Up Some Halloween Safety October 01, 2016

Teach kids not to look at phone while walking, and to make eye contact with drivers when crossing street

Smoking Bans May Keep Young Men From Heavy Smoking September 30, 2016

Study found lower rates among those living in areas with restrictions

A Doctor's Words Key to Whether Child Gets HPV Vaccine September 30, 2016

Parents most receptive to messages about the shot's effectiveness, safety and the cancers it prevents, study finds

When Indoor Temps Rise, So Do COPD Symptoms September 30, 2016

And inside air pollution makes symptoms even worse, study says

Knowing Their Breast Cancer Risk May Empower Teens September 29, 2016

Greater self-esteem noted in girls with family history of disease

High Blood Pressure Might Affect Some Kids' Thinking Ability September 29, 2016

But researchers noted that all of the children still tested within normal ranges

'The Pill' May Raise Depression Risk September 28, 2016

Study also ties hormonal patches, IUDs to greater antidepressant use, especially in teens

Homeless, Mentally Ill Youth Benefit From Housing Program September 28, 2016

Over two years, they had a more stable living situation, researchers report

Farm Kids Get Fewer Allergies, International Study Finds September 27, 2016

Researchers aim to learn whether early exposure to allergens has a protective effect

9 of 10 U.S. Teens Don't Get Enough Exercise September 26, 2016

And bad habits continue after high school for most, study shows

Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult September 23, 2016

Study suggests food choices made at 15 may establish long-term eating habits

Gardening May Give Kids' Diets a Boost September 23, 2016

Those who gardened ate more fruits, veggies by the time they were in college, study shows

Smoking Losing Its Cool With Kids, CDC Says September 22, 2016

Fewer teens are smoking or showing interest in cigarettes and cigars, but e-cigs a concern

Flavorings Boost Toxicity of E-Cigarettes in Lab Study September 22, 2016

Increasing device's voltage, to get bigger hit of nicotine, also inflames air passage cells, researcher says

Why the Teen Years May Not Be Lean Years September 21, 2016

Adolescents burn about 450 fewer calories daily than 10-year-olds, study finds

Obese Kids Have Different Germs in Their Gut September 20, 2016

Targeting specific types of bacteria might one day help treat childhood obesity, research suggests

Early Introduction of Eggs, Peanuts May Cut Kids' Allergy Risk: Study September 20, 2016

Allergy specialist suggests existing guidelines on introducing foods may be outdated

Close Bond Between Kids, Parents Has Long-Term Health Benefits September 20, 2016

Childhood mistreatment offsets the advantages of growing up in a well-off home, research shows

CDC: Too Many Antibiotics Still Being Prescribed in U.S. September 19, 2016

United Nations to discuss duel problems -- overuse and lack of access

2 of 3 Parents Want Schools to Expand Health Education September 19, 2016

Survey shows many want kids to be taught about managing stress, depression and bullying

For College Freshmen, Four-Legged Friends Chase Away Homesickness September 19, 2016

Dog therapy helps boost students' life satisfaction, researchers say

Suicide Can Strike Children as Young as 5: Study September 19, 2016

Overall numbers are low, but researchers say prevention efforts are needed