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Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies December 20, 2014

Some tips to avoid bad reactions to the seasonal good times

Many People Misuse Devices for Asthma, Allergic Reaction December 18, 2014

Memory of correct way to use inhalers, epinephrine pens faded over time, researchers report

College Students Say 'Curiosity' Leads Them to Fake Pot December 17, 2014

Preventive measures should target younger kids, survey suggests

Few Parents Think 18-Year-Olds Can Handle Their Health Care December 17, 2014

Yet poll says two-thirds think older teens should be able to take charge

Poor Students Eat Healthier Foods at School, Study Finds December 16, 2014

Having fruits and vegetables available boosts nutrition for some, researchers say

Timing of First Period Tied to Women's Later Heart Risk: Study December 15, 2014

Getting it earlier or later raised chances of trouble, experts think childhood obesity might be at play

Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says December 15, 2014

Medication combos may cause side effects or reduce treatment effectiveness, expert notes

Health Tip: Watch for Food Allergies December 15, 2014

Know the ingredients of any food you taste

E-Cigarette Use May Be Rising Among Teens December 15, 2014

Nearly one-third of those surveyed in Hawaii have tried the devices

Heart Attacks Rose in N.J. in Hurricane Sandy's Wake December 12, 2014

Jump in residents' stress, physical exertion may have played a role, researchers say

More Young Adults Getting Preventive Care After Obamacare, Study Finds December 11, 2014

More people in early 20s getting blood pressure and routine health checks

Millions of U.S. Kids Still Can Buy 'Harmful' E-Cigarettes: CDC December 11, 2014

10 states, D.C. permit sales to children, report says

Almost All U.S. Teens Are Sleep Deprived, Study Finds December 11, 2014

Too-early school start times are one big factor, experts say

Raised Asthma Risk Seen for Toddlers Who Share Bed With Parents December 11, 2014

But researchers weren't able to show why the association was found

For Young Kids, Too Little Sleep Linked to Later Obesity December 11, 2014

Sleep issues, such as sleep apnea, also associated with excess weight, study finds

Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk for Dementia December 10, 2014

Study suggests low oxygen levels, less time in deep shut-eye may contribute to brain changes

Health Tip: Get Active This Winter! December 10, 2014

'Tis the season for exercise

Hookah Use May Make Cigarette Habit More Likely in Teens December 08, 2014

Researchers found similar trend for young users of a chewing tobacco called snus

Health Tip: Prepare Before You Drive in Winter December 08, 2014

Take heed of driving conditions

Use Your Space Heater Safely December 07, 2014

Misuse leads to emergency treatment for 6,000 Americans a year

Summer Jobs Help Keep Kids Out of Trouble, Study Suggests December 05, 2014

And the effect lasts months after employment ends, researchers find

Painkiller Abuse More Likely for Those Who Skip College: Study December 05, 2014

Link is especially true for females

California Infants Hit Hard by Whooping Cough Epidemic: Report December 04, 2014

Health care providers urged to recommend vaccine to pregnant women, to protect their babies

Experts Urge Quick Use of Epinephrine for Severe Allergic Reactions December 02, 2014

New guidelines emphasize how effective and safe the injection is

High School Football Tied to Brain Changes, Even Without Concussion December 01, 2014

Small study suggests that blows to the head in a typical season might alter brain

EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions November 26, 2014

Health experts praised the new limits, but industry advocates said they aren't needed

No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study November 26, 2014

Once childhood respiratory illnesses were factored out, the pain relievers had little impact, researchers say

Parents Need to Take Lead on Teen Concussion Prevention November 25, 2014

Expert advises protective gear, and baseline concussion testing for athletes

Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study November 25, 2014

If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says

Early Puberty Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Teens November 25, 2014

Researchers find odds raised in both boys and girls developing sooner than peers

Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse November 25, 2014

Study finds illicit drug use more likely after their prescribed medications run out

Adult-Sized ATVs Deadly for Kids, Report Shows November 24, 2014

Study highlights risks associated with all-terrain vehicles

Health Tip: Getting Active Indoors November 24, 2014

Get 60 minutes of exercise inside

'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies November 22, 2014

Expert gives tips on avoiding problems

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

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