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ER Physician Raises Concerns About Powdered Caffeine February 27, 2015

One teaspoon of substance equivalent to about 25 cups of coffee

ADHD May Raise Odds for Premature Death February 26, 2015

Risk is small, but a sign the disorder is a serious problem, experts say

Viruses Increasingly Behind Child Pneumonia Cases February 25, 2015

Bug that causes common cold, other infections often to blame, study finds

Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Childhood Asthma February 23, 2015

Study findings reveal possible early risk factors for asthma

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk? February 23, 2015

Study found children from homes that hand-washed dishes had less allergic disease

Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System February 23, 2015

Breast-feeding, less sterile environment spurs healthier makeup of gut bacteria, researchers report

Troops in Middle East May Be at Risk for Lung Problems February 23, 2015

Study found dust exposure poses health hazards

YouTube Videos of Drunkenness Don't Show Alcohol's Harms February 20, 2015

Study authors say their finding offers an opportunity to educate youth on dangers of drinking

Think Hookahs Filter Out Tobacco Toxins? Think Again February 20, 2015

Study finds the popular water pipes do not rid smoke of heavy metals

Methamphetamine May be More Harmful to Teen Brains February 17, 2015

MRI-based study finds illicit drug causes more damage in adolescents

Kids Can Get Migraines Too February 17, 2015

Tracking pain patterns and getting treatment can help, experts explain

Parents Split on Later School Start Time for Teens February 16, 2015

Many were concerned about logistics, impact on after-school activities, survey finds

Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids February 16, 2015

Those with allergies at greatest asthma risk, study finds

U.S. Teens Getting Less Sleep Than Ever February 16, 2015

Researchers find more adolescents today are short on shut-eye than in the 1990s

When It Comes to Singing, Practice Makes Perfect February 14, 2015

Like an instrument, your voice can get better, music expert notes

Sleepiness in Your Teen May Signal 'Weed' Use February 13, 2015

Ten percent of those tested for narcolepsy also had marijuana in their system, researchers found

U.S.-Born Latino Teens Feel the Stress of Discrimination More February 13, 2015

Study finds that adolescents born outside the country aren't as affected

Pollution Exposure Peaks at Stop Lights, Study Finds February 13, 2015

Air levels of tiny toxic particles were 29 times higher than when car was moving in traffic

U.S. Smoking Deaths May Be Underestimated, Study Suggests February 11, 2015

Each year, 60,000 more smokers die from causes that have association with smoking, researchers say

Coming Out at School Better for LGBT Youth, Study Finds February 11, 2015

Disclosure of sexual orientation leads to better self-esteem, less depression, researchers say

Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study February 09, 2015

Kids shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages, researchers conclude

HPV Vaccination Does Not Appear to Boost Risky Teen Sex, Study Shows February 09, 2015

After its introduction, increase in STD rates was same in vaccinated, unvaccinated girls

Residential Treatment Program Helps Obese Kids Lose Weight, Study Finds February 09, 2015

Treatment also boosted blood vessel health, but therapy is costly and long-term results are unknown

Preemies More Likely to Have Asthma, Study Finds February 06, 2015

But, they will likely outgrow the airway condition, researchers report

E-Cigarettes Seem to Dampen Immune Response in Mice February 04, 2015

Tests show increased susceptibility to infection

Women Use More Oxygen for Breathing February 04, 2015

Respiratory muscles tested in exercise show women consume more oxygen than men

Income Inequality Affects Kids' Health, Research Shows February 04, 2015

Study of 34 countries finds widening gap in physical and mental health of rich and poor

Healthy Diet May Be Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease February 04, 2015

Consuming less red meat, soda and alcohol tied to lower COPD threat in study

Mercury Air Pollution Reflected in Ocean Fish, Study Says February 03, 2015

Concentrations in yellowfin tuna are rising nearly 4 percent a year

58 Million Americans Exposed to Secondhand Smoke: CDC February 03, 2015

Two out of five children breathing in passive smoke, study says

Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma February 03, 2015

People seem to be worried about how disease might affect their employment, income, experts say

Electronic Devices May Disrupt Teen Sleep, Study Reports February 03, 2015

Kids using computers and phones take longer to drift off at night

Certain Heart Drug, Antibiotic Combo Might Be Fatal for Seniors February 02, 2015

Doctors should not prescribe spironolactone with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, study says

Some Kids Use Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Together, Study Finds February 02, 2015

Additional products may increase addiction to nicotine, expert says

Medication Problems May Spur Many Child ER Trips, Study Finds February 02, 2015

Bad reactions, misuse are the common culprits, researchers say

Girls Outperform Boys Academically Around the Globe, Study Says January 30, 2015

Even in countries with gender inequality, female students often have better grades

Good Sleep Habits, Enforced Rules Help Kids Sleep: Study January 29, 2015

Regular bedtime, plus limits on caffeine and electronics in the bedroom, all key

Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn January 29, 2015

Teen developed blood disorder after using Aczone for a week

Little Improvement in Children Paralyzed After Viral Infection, Study Finds January 29, 2015

Cluster of Colorado cases may be tied to 2014 outbreak of enterovirus D68, experts say

ADHD Linked to Earlier Use of Illicit Drugs in Teens: Study January 28, 2015

But one expert stressed that treatment for the disorder may curb those impulses

Soda Habit May Prompt Early Puberty in Girls, Study Suggests January 28, 2015

Early menstruation a risk factor for depression and breast cancer, researchers say

Seniors May Keep Falls a Secret January 27, 2015

But doctors often able to identify cause of fall and help to prevent another

Student Loans Take Emotional Toll on Young Adults January 27, 2015

As college debts mount, so do depressive symptoms, study says

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids January 26, 2015

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

Troubled Boys, Girls Have Sex Earlier, Study Finds January 26, 2015

Disruptive behavior at age 5 was predictive in boys, age 10 for girls

Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study January 26, 2015

Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say

Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana January 26, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics says drug has potential to harm children

Many U.S. Girls Aren't Getting HPV Vaccine, Study Finds January 23, 2015

Researchers note that CDC recommends vaccination at age 11 or 12

School Sports Costs Leave Some Students on Sidelines January 22, 2015

Only one-third of kids from families making less than $60,000 play on teams

Test Your Home for Radon: EPA January 20, 2015

The naturally occurring gas is tied to 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, agency says

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