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3,300 Heat Deaths a Year Projected for NYC by 2080 June 24, 2016

Action needed to prevent deadly climate-change effects, researchers say

Keep Safe When Temperatures Soar June 23, 2016

Everyone's at risk of heat-related illness, but elderly are most vulnerable, ER specialist says

Guidelines Stop Heat Stroke Deaths in High School Athletes June 23, 2016

Protocols help get students used to the heat during preseason practice

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health June 21, 2016

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

Depression Plagues Many With COPD June 17, 2016

Studies found 1 in 4 patients affected, and readmission to hospital for respiratory illness more likely

Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics June 17, 2016

CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

Teen Obesity May Mean Liver Disease Later June 16, 2016

Study found risk increased as weight went up

Doctors' Group Backs Later School Start Times June 16, 2016

New policy aims to tackle sleep deprivation among teens

Easing Your Child's Allergies June 16, 2016

For starters, pay attention to pollen levels, FDA advises

Antibiotics, Formula Feeding Might Change Baby's 'Microbiome' June 15, 2016

C-section birth may also diminish diversity of these colonies of helpful microbes, study shows

Brains of Teens With Type 2 Diabetes May Have Gray Matter Differences June 14, 2016

Scans showed variation compared to teens without the blood sugar disease, researchers report

E-Cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking for Teens: Study June 13, 2016

2 out of 5 who vaped went on to traditional cigarettes, small U.S. review finds

Vitamin Deficiencies Common in Young Migraine Sufferers June 10, 2016

But study couldn't determine if supplements made a difference

Certain Steroids Raise Risk for Serious Staph Infections June 09, 2016

Study finds long-term use of glucocorticoids may suppress immune system, upping odds for patients

Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up June 09, 2016

CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

Health Tip: Need a Lung Function Test? June 09, 2016

Here's what it may reveal

Study Questions Use of Antidepressants for Children, Teens June 09, 2016

They were seen as mostly ineffective and sometimes risky in these age groups

Health Tip: Control Asthma June 07, 2016

Doing so can improve quality of life

Health Tip: Spot Signs of Summer Allergies June 06, 2016

Your sniffles may not be a cold

Pop Stars Often Hawk Unhealthy Foods to Kids: Study June 06, 2016

Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and others endorse sugary, less healthy fare, researchers say

Health Tip: If Your Child Is Allergic to Dust June 03, 2016

Suggestions for what to do at home

The Teen Brain Likes Social Media 'Likes' June 02, 2016

Effect is similar to eating chocolate or winning money, researchers say

U.S. Teen Birth Rate Continues to Fall, Hits New Record Low June 02, 2016

CDC statistics for 2015 show another 8 percent drop

ADHD Meds May Pose Heart Risks for Some Kids June 01, 2016

Study found slightly higher chance of irregular heartbeat shortly after starting methylphenidate

Talking, Texting Teen Drivers Take Deadly Toll June 01, 2016

Distractions played role in 60 percent of crashes involving teenagers, new AAA report shows

Most Americans Support Rise in Legal Smoking Age June 01, 2016

Survey finds wide support in all regions to raise cutoff to age 19 or older

Baby's Early Walking May Mean Stronger Bones as Teen May 31, 2016

Researchers say parents can help improve odds by practicing with toddlers at home

Many Parents Ill-Informed About Kids' Asthma Meds May 31, 2016

Only half surveyed knew what drugs were prescribed, how to use them

Asthma Symptoms Can Bloom in Springtime May 27, 2016

Follow your care plan to prevent attacks, expert says

Fewer Inhaled Steroids May Be OK for Asthmatic Children May 27, 2016

Study suggests some kids don't need daily dosing, but one expert worries the strategy might have risks

Health Tip: Breathe Healthier Air at Home May 27, 2016

Keep pollutants out

1.2 Million U.S. College Students Boozing on Average Day May 26, 2016

And over 700,000 use marijuana, government report says

Whooping Cough Shot Safe for Pregnant Women May 23, 2016

It also offers short-term protection to vulnerable newborns, researchers say

Concussion Tied to More School Problems Than Other Sports Injuries May 20, 2016

Study suggests need for 'return-to-learn' guidelines

Growth Spurts Can Throw Off Teen Boys' Strut May 20, 2016

Coordination may be affected by quick addition of height, researchers say

Frat Brothers Keep Chugging Despite Anti-Booze Efforts May 20, 2016

What works for other college students doesn't work for those in Greek organizations, study finds

Delayed Treatment for Concussion May Prolong Recovery May 20, 2016

College athletes not evaluated immediately were sidelined 5 days longer, study found

Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk May 19, 2016

Higher amounts of unhealthy fats tied to greater breast density, researchers suggest

Many Smokers Have COPD Symptoms, Without Diagnosis May 18, 2016

It's not clear how many will go on to have the full-blown respiratory ailment, researchers said

Giving Certain Foods Early May Cut Allergy Risk May 18, 2016

Study supports turnaround in thinking about peanuts, eggs and milk

Drug Protects Lung Function in Kids With Sickle Cell: Study May 18, 2016

But many patients don't get hydroxyurea because of fears about 'theoretical' cancer risk, experts say

Parents Often Don't Get Rid of Leftover Prescription Opioids May 16, 2016

Pills in the home offer teens easy access, expert notes

Health Tip: Create an Asthma Action Plan May 16, 2016

Here's what to include

COPD Discovery Might Improve Treatment May 16, 2016

Study may help pinpoint patients who won't respond to standard medications

Facebook's Lure the Same for Young and Old May 13, 2016

Seniors like to connect with family and friends, too, study finds

Many COPD Patients Have Trouble Finding Care May 13, 2016

They can face high out-of-pocket costs, lack access to treatment

Severe Asthma in Childhood Linked to COPD Risk Later May 12, 2016

Treatments for kids didn't seem to offset risk in adulthood, research suggests

Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study May 12, 2016

But second report found women who drink more alcohol over time might increase chances of disease

Zika Symptoms May Vary, So Testing Is Crucial May 11, 2016

Rash, headache were key signs in one recent case

Do You Know the 'Hidden' Signs of Asthma? May 11, 2016

Fewer than half aware that chest pain, trouble sleeping may indicate adult breathing trouble, survey finds

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