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Many Kids With Diabetes Missing Out on Eye Exams, Study Finds March 23, 2017

Those with type 2 disease should see eye doc right away, while type 1 patients can wait 5 years

Foods Labeled 'Healthy' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets March 22, 2017

Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds

'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids March 22, 2017

Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows March 21, 2017

Even 'active surveillance' may have risks, such as anxiety

Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk March 20, 2017

However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

1 in 4 Teens Exposed to Secondhand E-Cig Vapors: Report March 20, 2017

Those exposed to tobacco smoke were also much more likely to be around e-cigarettes

Parents Don't Always Head to Child's Doctor When Illness Strikes March 20, 2017

Poll says many would turn to urgent care centers, thinking it's faster than seeing usual physician

Welcome Spring and Still Survive Your Allergies March 20, 2017

Specialist offers tips for minimizing seasonal misery

Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids March 20, 2017

But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds

Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers March 17, 2017

They slow down and drive less aggressively after an accident, monitoring finds

Centuries of Climate May Have Shaped Your Nose March 16, 2017

Local temperatures, humidity helped design the human schnozz, research suggests

Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens March 16, 2017

Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad bar

U.S. Medical Groups Sound the Alarm on Climate Change March 15, 2017

Altered weather patterns may already hurt your health, nation's physicians warn

Which High School Sport Has the Most Concussions? March 15, 2017

Girls' soccer had rates that exceeded boys' football in 2015, study finds

Kids Start Moving Less After Age 7, Study Finds March 14, 2017

Activity levels drop off equally among boys and girls, and continue dropping steadily through adolescence

'Synthetic Pot' Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens March 13, 2017

Product has unpredictable, potentially dangerous effects, doctors warn

Sinus Trouble Can Lead to Depression, Lost Work March 10, 2017

For people with chronic nasal problems, mood is key reason for calling in sick, study finds

Mite-Proof Bedding May Help Curb Asthma Attacks: Study March 10, 2017

Kids whose mattresses and pillows were encased had less severe flare-ups, researchers report

Pot + Booze = Skidding College Grades March 08, 2017

Study findings suggest parents and universities need to warn of dangers, limit exposure

Violent Video Games May Not 'Desensitize' Players, Brain Scans Suggest March 08, 2017

In small study, frequent players had empathetic responses similar to those who don't play much

Banishing Asthma-Inducing Mice Allergens on the Cheap March 07, 2017

Do-it-yourself approach works as well as professional extermination services, study finds

City Tax on Cars Cut Pollution, Kids' Asthma Risk March 07, 2017

Traffic measure in Sweden reduced rates of wheezing disease by 50 percent, researchers report

Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk? March 06, 2017

Association only significant with type of nutrient found in highest amounts of safflower, sunflower oils

Nasal 'Nerve Block' May Help Ease Kids' Migraines March 06, 2017

But one headache expert says procedure not without risks, pain relief not significantly better than meds

Asthma Much More Lethal for Black Children, Study Finds March 06, 2017

This group has 6 times the odds of dying from the illness compared to whites, Hispanics

More Teens Turning Their Backs on Tanning Beds: CDC March 03, 2017

Half as many high school students reported indoor tanning in 2015 versus 2009, survey finds

Wood Stoves May Spark Heart Trouble March 03, 2017

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk, study finds

FDA Approves New Treatment for Dust Mite Allergies March 02, 2017

Odactra is a year-round treatment for reactions to the tiny bugs that share your home

Bad Diet in Youth Might Raise Risk of Early Breast Cancer March 02, 2017

Study found an association, but didn't prove unhealthy foods caused disease

Concussions More Likely in Female Athletes February 28, 2017

Why remains unclear, researchers say

Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Often Face Complications February 28, 2017

This growing group has double the problems as peers with type 1 disease, study finds

Nasal Swab Shows Promise in Confirming Lung Cancers February 27, 2017

Simple technique is based on cancer DNA and seems accurate for use after chest CT scan, researchers say

As Pot Legalization Advances, Pediatricians Warn of Dangers February 27, 2017

Marijuana isn't benign, child health experts contend

Pediatricians Revise Guidelines for Teen Victims of Sexual Assault February 27, 2017

Physicians need to be comfortable screening for it, offering additional help if needed

Is a Drowsy Teen Headed for a Life of Crime? February 23, 2017

Study suggests a link, but one child psychiatrist says more factors than sleep may be at play

Smart Kids Prone to Dumb Choices on Pot, Booze February 23, 2017

In study, brainy students more likely to drink or try marijuana, but they did stay away from tobacco

Headaches Often Strike Before Strokes in Kids: Study February 22, 2017

But, brain attacks are still very rare in children

ACL Tears on the Rise Among Kids, Especially Girls February 22, 2017

Sports that involve cutting or pivoting are the riskiest, doctors say

There's Fun and Fitness in the Pool for Asthmatic Kids February 20, 2017

High humidity in indoor pools can also help keep airways open and prevent attacks, doctor says

Same-Sex Marriage Laws Tied to Fewer Teen Suicides February 20, 2017

Perceived acceptance may benefit gay, lesbian and bisexual teens, study suggests

Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe February 18, 2017

Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

How to Control Mold, Avoid Allergies February 17, 2017

Limiting moisture in the home is key, specialists say

Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections February 16, 2017

But medical experts can't agree if recommending supplements or food fortification would be helpful

Teens May Go Hungry as Poorest Families Struggle to Feed Kids February 15, 2017

Parents skip meals so children can eat, but youngest siblings get priority if there's not enough food

Screen Time and Teen Time February 14, 2017

Study found no link between high use of video games/computers and academics, delinquency

Immunotherapy Not a Quick Fix for Hay Fever February 14, 2017

3-year treatment with high doses of grass pollen offered long-term relief, but 2 years not enough, study finds

'Cooling Caps' May Halt Chemo-Linked Hair Loss February 14, 2017

One of two trials was stopped early because results were so strong

Low-Income Kids More Likely to Have ADHD, Asthma February 14, 2017

Autism more often diagnosed among children in higher-income families, study finds

Be Your Child's Valentine February 14, 2017

The American Academy of Pediatrics offers tips for showing kids your love every day

Many Seniors Take Multiple Meds That Can Affect the Brain February 13, 2017

Psychiatrist cautions doctors and patients to consider risks and benefits of each drug

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