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Smartphone App Blocks Teens From Texting, Phoning While Driving April 27, 2015

New study suggests experimental device might reduce distracted-driving accidents

Hodgkin's Lymphoma Survivors Face Higher Long-Term Heart Risks April 27, 2015

Study suggests chemotherapy, radiation can damage the heart for decades to come

Study Challenges Salt Guidelines for Kids April 27, 2015

But one expert questions the controversial findings

HPV Vaccine Produces Early Benefits for Teen Girls: Study April 27, 2015

Risk of precancerous changes dropped 44 percent several years after immunization

Teens With History of Self-Poisoning Face Greater Suicide Risk April 27, 2015

Study finds odds as much as 30 times higher, even years later

More Than 1 in 10 Teens Has Tried E-Cigarettes, Study Finds April 27, 2015

Use of the devices highest among older teens and males

Health Food Stores Often Promote Adult-Only Supplements to Teens April 27, 2015

More than 40 percent of stores called by minors suggested buying testosterone booster

Could Blowing Your Horn Cut Your Odds for Sleep Apnea? April 24, 2015

Playing a wind instrument may help strengthen airways, researchers suggest

Cigars Pose Dangers Similar to Cigarettes April 24, 2015

Risk of death and certain cancers increased, study finds

Smog May Be Harming Your Brain April 23, 2015

Tiny particles of pollution might shrink the brain and increase risk of 'silent' strokes, study contends

Gene May Play Part in How Kids Respond to Asthma Meds: Study April 22, 2015

Chemical signal linked to how well corticosteroids worked

Most Adults Don't Support Medical Marijuana for Kids, Poll Finds April 22, 2015

Most also disapprove of its use in front of children

For Earth Day, Turn Off the Faucet and the Ignition April 22, 2015

Experts remind Americans to conserve their natural resources

Statins Carry Some Risk for Seniors, Study Suggests April 22, 2015

Cholesterol-lowering drugs cut heart risks, but may spur muscle weakness, memory declines

Many Young Adults With Autism Face Unemployment, Isolation April 21, 2015

Report highlights need for more services for this age group

Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies April 17, 2015

Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity

1 in 3 Teen Boys Sexually Assaulted Tries Suicide, Study Finds April 17, 2015

Psychologist calls for greater support for all victims -- female and male

More Evidence of Long-Term Illness in 9/11 Responders April 17, 2015

EMS workers join police, fire personnel still struggling with health problems, study finds

E-Cigarette Use Triples Among U.S. Teens in 1 Year April 16, 2015

Federal health officials say the nicotine-based products pose major health threat to kids

Chemicals in Some Flavored E-Cigs Exceed Recommended Limits: Study April 16, 2015

Researchers say findings show need for regulations, such as mandatory listing of ingredients

About 1 in 10 Kids Tries E-Cigarettes April 16, 2015

But fewer than 2 percent of teens become regular users, study finds

New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors April 16, 2015

Use of chemical-cousin to 'bath salts' appears to be on the rise, experts say

Chemo for Breast Cancer Erases Woman's Fingerprints April 15, 2015

Side effect is very rare, tied to drug-linked inflammation of hands, experts say

1 in 10 U.S. Teens Has Tried Hashish April 15, 2015

Drug is more powerful cousin of marijuana, researchers say

Could Taking Acetaminophen Dull Your Happiness? April 15, 2015

In study, people showed more muted responses to photos after taking pill best known as Tylenol

College Kids Text on Dates, in Shower, at Funerals: Survey April 15, 2015

Most know it's bad behavior but can't help themselves, research shows

Blood Thinners Overprescribed for Low-Risk Irregular Heartbeat: Study April 14, 2015

Researchers say medications can cause bleeding, and may be unnecessary for those at low risk of stroke

Boozing in Movies May Boost Teen Drinking April 13, 2015

Alcohol use 20 percent higher in adolescents who watched liquor-laden films, study finds

Asthma Rates Similar Among Black Children in Urban, Rural Areas: Study April 09, 2015

Finding challenges theory that living in a city boosts risk of respiratory condition

Work-Related Asthma Affects Millions of U.S. Adults: CDC April 09, 2015

If you can't give up the job, try to minimize contact with irritants, expert says

Family Stress Linked to Teen Obesity in Study April 08, 2015

Efforts to keep childhood weight in check need to take home environment into account, researcher says

Teen Use of Long-Term Contraception Rising, But Remains Low April 07, 2015

U.S. government report says implants and IUDs are effective and safe options

Teens Seen in ERs for Assault at Risk for Later Gun Violence: Study April 06, 2015

Researchers suggest emergency room might be best place to stop cycle of violence

New Guidelines Would Greatly Boost Number of Young People on Statins April 06, 2015

Analysis finds 483,500 people aged 17 to 21 would get a cholesterol drug, based on NIH advisory

Childhood Trauma May Raise Odds of Asthma April 03, 2015

Study finds divorce, death and violence appear linked to higher risk of respiratory illness

Faster, Taller Youth League Pitchers May Face Greater Risk of Injury April 03, 2015

Playing on multiple teams can also harm young arms, study suggests

Could Household Bleach Raise Kids' Risk for Flu, Other Infections? April 03, 2015

European study shows 'modest' effect, but cause-and-effect not clear

Texting Bans Tied to Drop in Car Crash Injuries April 03, 2015

Hospitalizations from auto accidents down 7 percent in states with restrictions

Home Oxygen Raises Burn Risk for COPD Patients April 02, 2015

Smoking near unit can be hazardous, researchers report

Excess Weight Early in Life Linked to Colon Cancer Risk in Women April 02, 2015

Study supports evidence that body size in childhood may influence cancer risk decades later

'Exploding Head Syndrome' Surprisingly Common Among Young People April 01, 2015

Complaint -- awakening due to loud, nonexistent noises -- was previously associated with old age

More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist April 01, 2015

Malignancies and treatments can take toll on quality of life in adulthood, study finds

Exercise Beneficial Even in Polluted Air: Study April 01, 2015

Negative effects from pollution don't negate health gains from workouts, researchers say

Letting Kids Sip Alcohol May 'Send Wrong Message' March 31, 2015

Study suggests it might make booze more appealing to children

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups March 27, 2015

Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds

COPD Takes Big Toll on Employment, Mobility in U.S. March 26, 2015

CDC report finds a quarter of people with the illness are unable to work

Ebola May Hit Young Children Hardest, Study Finds March 25, 2015

Babies, toddlers get sick faster and die sooner than older children and adults, study finds

Prenatal Exposure to Pollutants May Spell Trouble for Kids March 25, 2015

Small study found higher risk of ADHD symptoms, other thinking and behavioral problems

New Treatment for Anthrax Approved March 25, 2015

FDA cites preparedness for intentional release of deadly bacteria

Could Smoggy Air Raise Your Anxiety Level? March 25, 2015

Possibly, one study suggests, while another links pollution to increased stroke risk

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