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Expect More Record-Breaking Heat in U.S., Scientists Warn December 07, 2016

15 hottest-ever days predicted for every record low if greenhouse gas emissions don't decline

Cigarettes Aren't Cool, California Teens Say December 06, 2016

But kids still don't see nicotine as addictive and may opt for e-cigarettes instead

New Clues to Huge Jump in U.S. Mosquito Population December 06, 2016

Urbanization, DDT pesticide ban played roles, but climate change may become a factor, researchers say

Mice May Be Key to Kids' Asthma Attacks at School December 02, 2016

Study suggests, but can't prove, that rodent allergens could play a role

2 Out of 3 Depressed Teens Gain Lasting Benefits From Therapy December 02, 2016

Early treatment of depression may lower risk of future episodes of mood disorder, study finds

ATV Accidents Can Cause Serious Chest Injuries in Kids November 29, 2016

Rollovers and heavier vehicles are some likely reasons why, study shows

Many Women With Chronic Ills Don't Use Online Tools November 28, 2016

Research suggests older, less-educated females are missing out on help or support

8 of 10 Texas Salons Heed Ban on Indoor Tanning for Minors November 25, 2016

But survey finds most tell older customers they can tan every day, counter to FDA-suggested limits

Health Tip: Cold-Weather Workouts November 24, 2016

You just may burn a few extra calories

1 in 7 Young Teens Is a Stalking Victim: Survey November 23, 2016

They're at higher risk of substance abuse and depression, researchers say

Tobacco Flavors Draw in Young Folks November 22, 2016

Products that taste like cherry or candy seen as less harmful, review finds

Food Allergies Among Kids Vary by Race: Study November 22, 2016

Researchers find blacks and Hispanics more likely to be allergic to corn and shellfish, for instance

2 Doses of HPV Vaccine Effective for Younger Teens November 22, 2016

Global study supports revised regimen for those under 15

Teen 'Choking Game' Played Solo Points to Suicide Risks November 21, 2016

Kids who tried this game alone were almost 5 times more likely to think of killing themselves, study finds

Neighborhoods May Be Key to Teens' Mental Well-Being November 18, 2016

When neighbors look out for others' kids, children have better emotional health, study finds

CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death November 17, 2016

Good news is that many can be prevented

Hi-Tech Skin Patch Might Someday Track Your Health November 17, 2016

Acoustic device can listen in on heart, digestive system and lungs

Depression on the Rise Among U.S. Teens, Especially Girls November 14, 2016

Report authors point to cyberbullying, social media use as possible causes, but say that hasn't been proven

Blood Test May Someday Diagnose Concussion November 11, 2016

Small study suggests markers in the blood might spot when brain injury has occurred

Colleges Not Fully Prepared for Students With Food Allergies: Study November 11, 2016

Lack of support programs to help them stay safe is a significant issue, allergists say

How to Exercise Safely in Smog November 11, 2016

Research suggests a 'sweet spot' where activity's benefits best meet the effects of dirty air

How to Introduce Your Baby to Food Containing Peanuts November 11, 2016

New guidelines coming soon from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Fewer in U.S. Smoke, But Smoking's Death Toll Continues November 10, 2016

Only 15 percent of Americans engage in the habit, according to latest CDC numbers

E-Cigs Tied to More Frequent, Heavier Teen Tobacco Use November 08, 2016

But vaping group contends the electronic devices lower smoking rates

Routine School Vaccine Requirements Raise HPV Shot Rates, Too November 08, 2016

There may be a 'spillover' effect when kids get other mandated immunizations, study finds

Do Your Part to Stop Spreading Colds and Flu November 08, 2016

When you're sick, stay home, health officials urge

Few States Have Plans for Kids Returning to Class After Concussion November 07, 2016

Students need an appropriate return to mental work, doctors say

Flavored E-Cigarettes May Entice Teens to Smoke: Study November 07, 2016

Nearly 2 of 3 young people using e-cigs load them with flavors such as bubble gum or gummy bear

Smoking Wreaks Genetic Havoc on Lungs, Study Warns November 04, 2016

For every year of smoking a pack daily, there were 150 more mutations found in each lung cell

Got a Moody Teen? Lack of Sleep May Not Be the Culprit November 03, 2016

Rather, adolescents' nocturnal tendencies a mismatch for early school start times, sleep specialist says

Too Many Kids Still Eating Too Much Salt November 03, 2016

9 out of 10 exceed daily recommendations, CDC researchers find

Icy Slurry May Be Best Way to Hydrate in Extreme Heat: Study November 02, 2016

Water's temperature appears to be more important than how much you drink, researchers find

Scented Rooms, Products? Many Health-Conscious Americans Say 'No Thanks' November 02, 2016

More than half would prefer fragrance-free hotels, workplaces

Food Labels on Potential Allergens May Confuse Shoppers November 01, 2016

Misunderstanding warnings could be dangerous for those with food allergies, researcher says

Clean Home May Help Keep Kids' Asthma in Check October 31, 2016

Controlling allergens, household pollutants can reduce need for medication, pediatricians' group says

Skin Patch May Help With Peanut Allergy October 28, 2016

Delivering small amounts of peanut protein boosted tolerance for about half of young patients in study

Join the Teal Pumpkin Project on Halloween October 28, 2016

Painted pumpkins let trick-or-treaters with food allergies know safe treats are available

Study Questions Use of Migraine Meds in Kids, Teens October 27, 2016

Researchers found sugar pill worked as well as commonly prescribed drugs

Oxygen Therapy Little Help for Those With Milder COPD October 26, 2016

Study could change clinical practice, researchers say

Weight-Loss Surgery Pays Off for Severely Obese Teens October 26, 2016

Boosts kids' health and self-esteem, and appears to be cost-effective over time, study finds

Health Tip: Prepare Your Home for a Flood October 26, 2016

Things to do before flood waters arrive

Medical Marijuana Not a Lure for Kids: Study October 25, 2016

Found no change in pot use among children, but that wasn't the case for people older than 25

Study: El Nino Could Boost Lyme Disease in Western U.S. October 24, 2016

Northeast may also experience changes in infectious diseases due to weather variations, research suggests

Many Teens Light Up to Lose Weight, Study Suggests October 24, 2016

Researchers offer new ways to discourage smoking among adolescents

Brain Changes Seen in Kids After One Season of Football October 24, 2016

Not yet clear if those changes are lasting or meaningful

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

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