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Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School September 20, 2014

Effective prevention strategies must not be 'one-size-fits-all,' researcher says

Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers September 18, 2014

The result: Greater authority, responsibility likelier early on, study says

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids September 17, 2014

Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say

Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study September 16, 2014

Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease

Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC September 16, 2014

Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds September 16, 2014

Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes September 15, 2014

Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say

Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD September 15, 2014

Important networks that control behavior are slower to link up, scans show

Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone September 12, 2014

Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say

Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan September 12, 2014

Schools must be well prepared to deal with life-threatening reactions, researchers caution

Tear Gas Health Effects May Last Weeks September 11, 2014

Researchers worry that nearby residents may suffer harm too

Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study September 11, 2014

Unnecessary prescriptions lead to more side effects, costs for nursing home residents, experts say

Minority Neighborhoods Face Greater Exposure to Air Pollution September 11, 2014

Researchers tracked areas in 6 states to find Hispanic communities get highest exposure

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD September 11, 2014

Combination treatment seems to reduce anger and violent tendencies, study finds

Puberty Suppression Benefits Gender-Questioning Teens: Study September 10, 2014

Those who do pursue sex reassignment 'will have an easier time of it,' expert says

Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes September 10, 2014

Everyday pot habit reduced odds of higher education, increased suicide risk, study contends

HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates September 08, 2014

Genital warts cases fell by 61 percent after schools started providing free shots, researchers say

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study September 08, 2014

But no similar association was found between mother and children

Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study September 08, 2014

Researchers suggest contact with natural microbes may offer protection

Health Tip: Things That Can Trigger Asthma September 04, 2014

Tobacco smoke is among the most common

Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests September 02, 2014

Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance

'Pot Addiction' May Be Real, Study Suggests September 02, 2014

Many teen marijuana users exhibited withdrawal symptoms when they tried to quit, researchers say

ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds September 02, 2014

Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height

Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying's Impact, Study Says September 01, 2014

Support, communication appear to be buffers

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21 August 28, 2014

16-year-olds should get more than 8 hours of shuteye a night to help avoid obesity, research says

Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years August 25, 2014

CDC report also finds that teens who used the devices were more likely to say they would try smoking

Start School Later for Older Kids, Pediatricians Urge August 25, 2014

Opening bell should be no earlier than 8:30, says Academy of Pediatrics

What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation August 24, 2014

Carefully assess the school's athletic program, expert advises

Air in U.S. Cities Getting Cleaner, EPA Says August 21, 2014

Levels of many toxins, pollutants have been lowered since 1990, according to the agency

New Drug May Fight Serious Respiratory Virus in Infants August 21, 2014

RSV leading cause of hospitalization among infants, researchers note

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds August 21, 2014

Warnings about sun exposure and skin cancer aren't getting through, experts say

Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids August 20, 2014

Cause seems related to inflammation of the arteries, researchers say

Seals, Sea Lions Helped Global Spread of TB, Study Finds August 20, 2014

Research on origins of tuberculosis may shed light on how other viruses are transmitted between species

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit August 19, 2014

New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial

When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses August 15, 2014

Consider kid's maturity level before giving your answer, FDA says

Common Respiratory Diseases Tied to Lung Cancer Risk August 15, 2014

Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and pneumonia linked to risk in study, but not asthma, tuberculosis

Worker Layoffs Tied to Rise in Teen Suicides, Study Finds August 14, 2014

Effect was most prominent among girls and black teens

Tough Laws Continue to Target Tobacco Sales to Minors August 14, 2014

Everyone in a community must work together to stop illegal sales, U.S. health official says

Donor-Lung Preservation Device Approved August 12, 2014

Technology may lead to more transplants, FDA says

Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence August 12, 2014

Study hints at the importance of nutrition and a stimulating home environment

Front-of-Head Hits Blamed for Nearly Half of Young Football Player Concussions August 11, 2014

High school injury reports support safer tackling efforts

Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent: Study August 08, 2014

Survey also finds that many text mom and dad from behind the wheel

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls August 07, 2014

Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says

Prisons That Bar Smoking May Boost Inmates' Health: Study August 06, 2014

Rates of tobacco-related deaths 11 percent lower after long-term bans, researchers say

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Cancer, Study Shows August 06, 2014

Taking low-dose pill each day fights numerous malignancies, and benefits outweigh any risk

When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids August 04, 2014

About a third of children admitted to hospital for these infections develop respiratory issues, study finds

Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says August 01, 2014

Experts warn that children under 5 are most vulnerable

FDA Approves New Treatment for People With COPD August 01, 2014

Striverdi Respimat is an inhaled spray that works by keeping airways relaxed, agency says

Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes August 01, 2014

Making breathing issues a priority can help improve their overall condition, researchers say

Once-Daily Inhaler Approved for COPD July 31, 2014

Striverdi Respimat relaxes lung airways to improve breathing

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