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Adult-Onset Asthma Might Raise Heart Risks August 24, 2016

But shared risk factors, such as air pollution, might explain the connection, researchers say

Cheap Face Masks Little Help Against Air Pollutants August 24, 2016

Scientists say close-fitting surgical styles are a better alternative

Diabetes Drug May Help Kids With Autism Fight Unwanted Pounds August 24, 2016

Weight gain is a side effect of antipsychotic drugs used to treat irritability and agitation

'Bagpipe' Lung Infection Kills Piper August 23, 2016

Mold, fungi can collect in wind instruments, researchers explained

Climate Change May Prolong Smog Season in Southeast U.S. August 23, 2016

Air quality is becoming more sensitive to the effects of extreme weather, new study finds

No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids August 22, 2016

New guidelines aim to help improve children's overall diet, health

Teen Student-Athletes Often Unfit, Overweight August 22, 2016

Philadelphia study found 15 percent who underwent physical exams also had high blood pressure

TV Ratings for Parents Let Violence, Drinking Slip Through August 22, 2016

Industry guidelines often misleading, study finds

To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight August 22, 2016

New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

Teen Cyberbullies More Apt to Be Friends Than Strangers August 22, 2016

Competition for status, hurt feelings over breakups provoke wave of aggression via texts, Facebook

Put Vaccines on Kids' Back-to-School List August 19, 2016

Immunizations protect against potentially devastating childhood illnesses: FDA

Steroid Treatments May Boost Preemies' Risk of Eye Problems August 19, 2016

Babies with very low birth weights are often given steroids to improve lung function

Kids With Mild Asthma Can Take Acetaminophen: Study August 17, 2016

Finding counters past research suggesting popular over-the-counter remedy worsens symptoms

Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD August 17, 2016

Study found drug abuse, STDs and injuries were lower among teens who take meds

U.S. College Kids Drink More, Smoke Less Than Others Their Age August 16, 2016

Full-time students aged 18 to 22 also have higher rates of binge-drinking, survey finds

Heat Waves Hit Seniors Hardest August 16, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

Surviving Freshman Year 101 August 14, 2016

Avoid fast food and excess partying, and make the library your home away from home

ADHD Common Among College Students Who Misuse Stimulant Drugs August 12, 2016

Study says they're also more apt to have other psychiatric issues

Gay, Lesbian Teens More Likely to Suffer Rapes, Attacks: CDC August 12, 2016

Support from family, community critical to their well-being, U.S. health officials stress

Sending Kids Off to College Doesn't Have to Be Tearful August 12, 2016

Discuss money, expectations beforehand, then let go, experts say

Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study August 11, 2016

Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

Tougher U.S. Air Standards Would Be Lifesavers: Study August 10, 2016

Reducing smog could also prevent many illnesses, medical group says

5 Tips to Help Teens Get Needed School-Year Zzzzzs August 10, 2016

Avoid late nights, bright lights, noise and worry to get your rest and have a successful year, expert advises

Online Video Games May Boost High School Students' Academic Skills August 08, 2016

But teens who use social media daily posted lower test scores, Australian study finds

Why Teens Choose E-Cigarettes August 08, 2016

Kids who continue vaping cite 2 key reasons, study finds

The Safest Way to Get to School Is a Big Yellow Bus August 07, 2016

National Safety Council recommends this method over riding with parents or friends

Mental Illness May Make Teens Vulnerable to Drugs, Alcohol August 05, 2016

Brazilian study found half of those who smoked, drank, did pot had symptoms of psychological disorders

Heavy Drinking Might Harm the Lungs August 05, 2016

Alcohol appears to reduce levels of a protective respiratory gas, study finds

Brief Return of Concussion Symptoms Normal Part of Recovery: Study August 05, 2016

It's not a setback, pediatric specialist says

Smog May Shorten Lives of Lung Cancer Patients August 05, 2016

Large review in California finds lower survival rates among those with most exposure to dirty air

Amish Lifestyle Brings Unexpected Benefit: Less Asthma August 03, 2016

Finding suggests exposing kids to lots of allergens, like those found on farms, offers advantage

Study Dashes Millennials' Reputation as Hookup Generation August 02, 2016

Only people born in the 1920s reported having less sex between the ages of 20 and 24

Ban on Indoor Tanning by Minors Not Working: Study August 02, 2016

Tanning salon use showed little change after 2013 ban, and rose among N.J. high school boys

Summer Days Shouldn't Be Lazy for Kids July 30, 2016

Physical education expert says children should stay active during school vacation

Tighten Teens' Nighttime Driving Restrictions: CDC July 28, 2016

Midnight cutoff is too late to help, researchers say

Safer Heads Prevail With New High School Football Rule July 27, 2016

When full-contact practices were limited, blows to the head dropped, study found

Study of Teen Brains Offers Clues to Timing of Mental Illness July 27, 2016

Regions that undergo greatest change also where schizophrenia, depression genes are most strongly expressed

Painkillers for Teen Athletes Won't Spur Addiction: Study July 25, 2016

Sports may actually provide protective effect against opioid abuse

Much-Maligned Pigeon May Be a Lead Detective July 21, 2016

Researchers find these urban nuisances might aid in monitoring human health hazards

Meningitis B Vaccine Falls Short of Expectations July 20, 2016

1 in 3 students didn't get immunity against outbreak strain after 2 doses of Bexsero, study finds

Obese Teens Take Weight-Loss Surgery in Stride July 18, 2016

Procedure led to better walking, eased pain and improved heart rate, study shows

Concussion Study Shows Player-to-Player Hits Most Damaging July 18, 2016

Running longer before the contact happens also spells more trouble

Does Living Near a Fracking Site Make Asthma Worse? July 18, 2016

Study found association, but not cause-and-effect

'Cool' Factor Often Spurs Teens to Try E-Cigarettes July 18, 2016

They're not using these products to try to stop smoking, researchers say

3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes July 18, 2016

Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

Limit Kids' Exposure to Media Violence, Pediatricians Say July 18, 2016

Parents need to tighten the reins, while media needs to stop glorifying aggression, statement says

Do ADHD Medicines Boost Substance Abuse Risk? July 15, 2016

Chances were actually lower the earlier stimulants were started, and the longer they were taken

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Heat Stroke July 13, 2016

Risk of high-temperature trouble rises with age and chronic health issues, experts warn

Are E-Cigs Slowing Teen Anti-Smoking Push? July 11, 2016

Researchers blame the devices for a leveling off of smoking's decline

Allergies Less Common in Kids Who Suck Thumb, Bite Nails July 11, 2016

Findings boost 'hygiene hypothesis,' study authors suggest

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