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Wildfires May Boost Ozone Levels in Cities: StudyFebruary 05, 2016

When smoke plumes travel, more pollution is likely in populated areas, researchers explained

Texting After Dark May Harm Teens' Sleep, GradesFebruary 05, 2016

Disruptive effects of 'blue light' on sleep are intensified in the dark, researchers say

Allergies, Asthma Tied to Lower Risk of Brain CancerFebruary 05, 2016

Researchers found 30 percent lower odds for those with respiratory allergies and eczema

Waning Whooping Cough Immunity Blamed in OutbreaksFebruary 05, 2016

Teens have very little protection just a few years after vaccination, study finds

Legionnaires' Disease Can Transmit Person-to-Person, Case SuggestsFebruary 03, 2016

Doctors say Portuguese man appears to have passed the illness to his mother; both died

Parent's Depression May Harm Child's Grades, Study FindsFebruary 03, 2016

Treating the adult might help school performance, experts say

Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of COPD DrugFebruary 02, 2016

Research finds acetazolamide may not help patients breathe on their own, but one expert disagrees

Homeless Youth More Likely to Visit Drop-In Center Than ShelterFebruary 01, 2016

Services offered help teens find jobs and housing

Many Depressed Teens Don't Get Follow-Up CareFebruary 01, 2016

Some receive initial treatment after diagnosis, but longer-term therapy often lacking, study finds

Could C-Section Baby Benefit From Mom's Vaginal Fluids?February 01, 2016

Small study suggests it's possible to partially restore good bacteria to cesarean infants

Air Pollution Linked to Risk of Preterm BirthFebruary 01, 2016

Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but researchers believe the association is significant

Girls Who Eat More Fiber May Face Lower Breast Cancer Risk Later: StudyFebruary 01, 2016

Start eating vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains early in life, experts say

Newer Treatment May Be Easier on Children With Brain TumorsFebruary 01, 2016

Study finds fewer long-term side effects from proton radiotherapy

Face-to-Face Still Trumps Texts for Social Closeness, Studies FindJanuary 29, 2016

In-person communication better at conveying emotions, and helps preteens read nonverbal cues, researchers say

Chemical That Can Irritate Lungs Found in Flavored E-CigarettesJanuary 29, 2016

Highest levels seen in cherry versions, but levels still far below federal safety standards

Boys Victims of Dating Violence, TooJanuary 29, 2016

Survey of 'at risk' teens finds males as likely as females to suffer abuse

Suicide, Drugs Only Partly to Blame for Rising Deaths of Middle-Aged U.S. WhitesJanuary 29, 2016

Commonwealth Fund also cites stalled progress against killers like heart disease, diabetes

Higher Fiber Intake May Improve Lung FunctionJanuary 28, 2016

Best outcomes seen when eating more than 18 grams a day, study finds

Did Studies Lack Key Data on Link Between Antidepressants, Youth Suicides?January 28, 2016

New analysis finds much greater risk of aggression, self-harm

Too Much Social Media Could Mess Up Your Sleep, Study FindsJanuary 27, 2016

The more time young adults spent online, the tougher it was to be well-rested, researchers say

Excess Weight Has 'Unexpected' Effect on Puberty Onset in BoysJanuary 27, 2016

Sexual maturity slowed in obese kids, but sped up in those who were only overweight, study found

Teens Who 'Vape' May Be More Likely to Try Smoking, TooJanuary 26, 2016

Study finds e-cigarette users have almost triple the odds compared to nonusers

Prenatal Vitamin D Supplements May Not Lower Baby's Asthma Risk: StudyJanuary 26, 2016

But since the nutrient can help ease other ills, supplementation may not be a bad idea, experts say

Some College Kids Spend a Fifth of Class Time on Digital DevicesJanuary 26, 2016

Survey finds many are texting, emailing or checking social media

Many Chronic Pain Sufferers May Overuse Nonprescription PainkillersJanuary 25, 2016

They run risk of stomach bleeds, ulcers, liver damage from meds, doctors say

Long-Term Smog Exposure May Boost Heart, Lung Disease DeathsJanuary 25, 2016

Study finds traffic pollution a big contributor

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Seems OK for Preschoolers: StudyJanuary 25, 2016

Finds treatment works and is well-tolerated in 2- to 5-year-olds

Secondhand Smoke in Hookah Bars May Put Employees at RiskJanuary 25, 2016

Study results challenge notion that exposure to hookah smoking is safe

'Standing Desks' in Classrooms May Kickstart Kids' ActivityJanuary 22, 2016

Staying upright might also lead to improved behavior, research suggests

Blood Test Might Predict When Antibiotics Won't HelpJanuary 20, 2016

It's still in development, but doctors' office screening method could curb overprescribing, experts say

Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: StudyJanuary 20, 2016

But researchers add that finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

Breast Concerns May Sideline Many Teen Girls From SportsJanuary 20, 2016

Survey finds about half of British high school girls forgo activities

HIV Testing Rates Still Low Among Teens, Young Adults: CDCJanuary 19, 2016

Half of infected young people don't know it, even though guidelines suggest screening all who are ages 13 to 64

Out-of-Shape Teens May Face High Blood Pressure LaterJanuary 19, 2016

Even thin kids are at risk, study says, emphasizing importance of exercise

No Antibiotics for Common Respiratory Infections: ExpertsJanuary 18, 2016

Physicians' group and CDC jointly advise that the drugs not be prescribed for colds, bronchitis in adults

Teens' IQ Drop Can't Be Blamed Solely on Pot: StudyJanuary 18, 2016

Family issues, emotional turmoil likely at play as well, experts say

Candy-Flavored E-Cigarette Ads Appeal to Young: StudyJanuary 18, 2016

Though research did not show that kids became more interested in tobacco, experts still worry

Teen Weapon Use Varies by Race and Gender: StudyJanuary 15, 2016

Black and Hispanic students and boys more likely than whites and girls to be involved, data shows

Lymphoma Survivors May Not Get All Recommended Follow-Up CareJanuary 15, 2016

California study finds gaps in after-care for teen and young adult Hodgkin disease survivors

Rise in Kidney Stones in Teens a Cause for Concern: StudyJanuary 15, 2016

Researchers also report growing number of cases among women, blacks and children

Average Age of First-Time Moms in U.S. Still Rising: CDCJanuary 14, 2016

Delaying pregnancy means smaller families and implications for overall population, expert says

Stressed Teens May Face Higher Diabetes Risk as Adults: StudyJanuary 14, 2016

They might be more likely to eat unhealthy foods, smoke, not exercise, researchers say

Alcohol Ads Should Be a No-See on TV for KidsJanuary 13, 2016

But 1 in 8 drinking ads don't adhere to industry's own standards, study reports

Health Tip: Air Pollution Can Harm Your HealthJanuary 11, 2016

Especially if you're asthmatic

Half of U.S. Teens Exposed to Secondhand Smoke, CDC SaysJanuary 11, 2016

Their own homes and family cars are common sources

Brains of Compulsive Video Gamers May Be 'Wired' DifferentlyJanuary 08, 2016

But it's unclear if gaming causes the changes, researchers say

Bonding With Others May Be Crucial for Long-Term HealthJanuary 08, 2016

For young and old, strong social ties as important as diet and exercise, researchers say

Illegal Hits Play Big Role in Youth Ice Hockey Concussions: StudyJanuary 08, 2016

Training kids to follow the rules may reduce odds of these head injuries, experts say

Influential Students Effective at Bully Prevention, Study FindsJanuary 07, 2016

Key may be enlisting kids with wide social networks, not who adults think is 'good,' researcher says

High Ozone Levels Dangerous for Critically Ill: StudyJanuary 07, 2016

Prolonged exposure was linked to development of deadly lung condition

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