Page 1 of 47, 2309 articles total

Jello Shots While Underage, Bigger Booze Problems Later?April 29, 2016

Study suggests the alcohol-soaked products are early sign of trouble

E-Cigarettes 'In' at Some SchoolsApril 29, 2016

In certain places, teens more likely to vape, regardless of regular cigarette use, study says

Smog May Boost Risk for Several CancersApril 29, 2016

Study finds even small increases in pollution raised overall odds of dying from disease by 22 percent

Teen Birth Rate at Record Low in U.S.April 28, 2016

They're delaying sex, using more effective birth control, CDC researcher says

Mild Air Pollution of Concern in PregnancyApril 28, 2016

Study found risk for a leading cause of premature birth began below EPA standards

Skateboarding Mishaps Send 176 U.S. Kids to ERs Every DayApril 27, 2016

Protective gear is essential for preventing injuries, experts say

Early Emotional Support May Help Kids Manage Feelings LaterApril 26, 2016

Preschool children given high levels of caring showed specific brain changes

Rates of Severe Obesity Among U.S. Kids Still Rising: StudyApril 26, 2016

Treatment for these 4.5 million children is urgently needed, researcher says

Female Pelvis Widens, Then Shrinks Over a Lifetime, Study FindsApril 25, 2016

Timing of shifts, at puberty and menopause, suggest that estrogen is steering changes, researcher says

E-Cigarette Ads May Help Lure Teens to the Habit: StudyApril 25, 2016

Researchers, experts call for ban on such promotions, much like what happened with tobacco cigarette ads

Temporarily Turning Blue Sometimes Normal for Babies, Doctors SayApril 25, 2016

American Academy of Pediatrics refines guideline on what's called a 'brief resolved unexplained event'

Teen Moms May Ignore Advice for Helping Babies Sleep SafelyApril 21, 2016

Awareness of SIDS risk didn't spur young mothers to follow recommendations, study finds

Climate Change May Mean More Smoggy Days to Come: StudyApril 21, 2016

Some areas could see up to 9 more unhealthy-air days between May and September by 2050

Talk Therapy May Help Depressed Teens Who Shun AntidepressantsApril 20, 2016

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help boost mood without drugs, experts say

Can Certain Allergy Meds Worsen Restless Legs Syndrome?April 19, 2016

Some over-the-counter antihistamines might cause painful sensations that disrupt sleep, expert says

Cities May Have Distinct Microbial 'Citizens,' TooApril 19, 2016

Study found wide differences in germ communities sampled in three urban areas

Doctors Issue Call to Combat Climate ChangeApril 18, 2016

They say respiratory illnesses, heat stroke and infectious diseases are growing threats due to a warmer planet

Many U.S. Adults Think Kids' Health Is Worse TodayApril 18, 2016

They also think children have higher stress levels, less family time, poorer coping skills and personal friendships, survey finds

Depression More Common in Kids Who Join Gangs, Study FindsApril 15, 2016

And mental health problems, such as suicidal thoughts, seemed to worsen after they joined

Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Disease in StudyApril 14, 2016

But finding can't show whether drugs are directly responsible

No Drop in Teen Use of Tobacco Products, CDC Says, and E-Cigs May Be WhyApril 14, 2016

Electronic smoking devices have now eclipsed traditional cigarettes as most widely used product among kids

Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle AgeApril 13, 2016

Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

Even Light Hookah Use May Cause Airway ProblemsApril 13, 2016

Scientists found lung cell abnormalities in those who smoke from the pipes occasionally

Allergy Med Might Also Fight MS-Linked Eye DamageApril 12, 2016

Vision improvement with clemastine fumarate appears modest but results are promising, researcher says

Teenage Girls Now Try Alcohol Before Boys Do: StudyApril 12, 2016

When it comes to drinking, the gender gap is disappearing, experts say

Cleaner Air in California May Mean Healthier Kids: StudyApril 12, 2016

As smog levels dropped over two decades, children in 8 communities suffered fewer breathing problems

Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma RiskApril 09, 2016

Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

Driving Curfews May Curb Teen Crime: StudyApril 08, 2016

Long-term reductions in arrests were seen when new drivers were limited to daytime hours

Smoking Rates Stall Among Young BlacksApril 08, 2016

Progress in anti-smoking campaigns slows as tobacco companies ramp up marketing in black neighborhoods, study says

Sleepy Teens Are Risk-Taking TeensApril 07, 2016

Sleep deprivation leads to unsafe behaviors, CDC researchers say

Booze-Branded Merchandise May Spur Teen DrinkingApril 01, 2016

Studies show link between owning alcohol-related items and youth alcohol use

Study: Longer-Term Antibiotics Won't Ease 'Chronic Lyme Disease'March 30, 2016

Dutch trial is latest to show no benefit from extended treatment, but finding unlikely to end the controversy

How to Tell If Your Teen Has a Mental Health ProblemMarch 29, 2016

1 in 5 kids develop a serious problem but many go years without treatment, psychiatrist says

Preterm Births Tied to Smog Cost U.S. BillionsMarch 29, 2016

Researchers estimate toll of dirty air that triggers early birth can exceed $4 billion a year

Pets Help Homeless Youth, Study FindsMarch 27, 2016

They're less likely to engage in harmful behaviors, but many shelters won't accept animals

Injuries More Common in Teens Who Focus on Single SportMarch 26, 2016

Study shows the more teens specialize, the greater the risk of knee and hip problems

Troubled Kids' Psychiatric Care Often Delayed by Insurance RulesMarch 25, 2016

Dealing with red tape consumes clinicians' time, poses danger to patients, researchers say

Cinqair Approved for Severe AsthmaMarch 23, 2016

Helps reduce certain white blood cells that contribute to the disease

Inhalation Anthrax Treatment ApprovedMarch 21, 2016

A potential bioterror threat

Young Transgender Women May Face Mental Health WoesMarch 21, 2016

But study looked at a specific, high-risk group, so findings may not apply to all, researchers say

FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Medical GlovesMarch 21, 2016

Side effects include airway and wound inflammation, agency says

Drug Used for Preemie Eye Disease Tied to DisabilitiesMarch 18, 2016

Babies given Avastin were far more likely to have neurological complications, study shows

Could Growing Up Poor Raise Obesity Risks Later?March 18, 2016

Kids raised in low-income neighborhoods were more likely to put on weight as adults, study found

Exercise May Extend Lives of People With COPDMarch 18, 2016

Study seems to show a big benefit, and experts say activity can help lungs stay healthy

Recycled Water a Healthy Option for California, Study SuggestsMarch 17, 2016

Researchers say it uses less energy and cuts greenhouse emissions compared to other options

School Breakfast Programs Vital, Even if Some Kids Also Eat at HomeMarch 17, 2016

Skipping the morning meal was tied to higher weight in study of middle schoolers

Obesity Linked to Higher Asthma Risk in WomenMarch 16, 2016

Experts don't know why, or if losing weight would improve the airway disease

Could Too Much Cellphone Time Signal Anxiety, Depression?March 15, 2016

Some college students use their mobile device as a 'security blanket,' study says

Condom Use Falls When Teen Girls Opt for IUDs vs. The PillMarch 14, 2016

Experts say young women need to remember that STDs are still a danger

Mom's Smoking May Put Kids at Higher Risk of COPD in AdulthoodMarch 11, 2016

Risk was almost tripled when mothers smoked heavily, but study didn't prove cause and effect

NAVIGATIONWE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU!STAY CONNECTED Like Tweet Share Pin it Follow