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Self-Harm on the Rise Among Teen Girls October 19, 2017

Behavior was strongly linked to greater suicide risk, UK study found

Even a Little Walking Can Lengthen Your Life October 19, 2017

Less than the recommended 150 minutes a week still seemed to help, study found

1 in 5 Young Women Who Tan Indoors Get Addicted October 19, 2017

Depression and worries about appearance common in those who can't skip the tanning bed, study finds

Nearly a Third of College Kids Think ADHD Meds Boost Grades October 16, 2017

But adolescent health experts say there's no evidence to support that belief

Plan an Allergy-Safe Halloween for Your Child October 14, 2017

Common-sense rules will make Fright Night less scary

Bumpier Skies Ahead, Thanks to Climate Change October 10, 2017

Start Skin Cancer Prevention Early, Health Experts Say October 10, 2017

New proposal urges doctors to begin talking to parents when fair-skinned children are 6 months old

Another Downside to College Boozing: Poorer Job Prospects October 09, 2017

In study, binge drinking 6 times a month lowered chances of full-time employment later

Surviving Congenital Heart Disease as Child Not a Ticket to Good Health October 09, 2017

Many of these children can also suffer from illnesses such as autism and respiratory conditions, study says

Health Tip: Learn Symptoms of Childhood Sinusitis October 06, 2017

Know the warning signs

Protecting Preemies From Stress Might Improve Later Mental Health October 05, 2017

Babies born at 2.2 pounds or less normally face higher risk of adult psychological issues

Allergy Relief Do's and Don'ts October 05, 2017

Strategies to stifle sniffles

Too Little of This Vitamin Could Harm Young Hearts October 04, 2017

Leafy green veggies are a good source of the vital nutrient

Reassuring Kids After Another Senseless Tragedy October 02, 2017

Psychiatrists urge parents to stress to young concertgoers that events like Las Vegas shooting remain rare

Girls' Sports-Related Concussions May Last Twice As Long October 02, 2017

Underlying conditions could prolong recovery, researcher says

Teens Mixed Up With the Law May Fall Through Medicaid Cracks October 02, 2017

Fewer important primary care appointments, more ER visits, study finds

Health Tip: Running When the Weather Gets Colder October 02, 2017

Keeping it outdoors

Respiratory Disease Death Rates Have Soared September 29, 2017

More than 3.9 million Americans died from COPD over last 35 years, new data shows

Heart-Lung Fitness Challenged in Early Full-Term Babies September 27, 2017

Researchers found those born at 37-38 weeks had higher risk of poorer cardiorespiratory fitness later in life

Many With Work-Related Asthma Not Getting Key Vaccine September 27, 2017

Recommended pneumococcal shot taken by little more than half, CDC report shows

20 Percent of U.S. Teens May Have Had a Concussion September 26, 2017

Contact sports is a leading reason why, study contends

Don't Let Your Kids Get Sidelined With Sports-Related Infections September 26, 2017

Good hygiene can tackle most locker room germs, pediatricians say

CDC Launches Opioid Campaign in Hard-Hit States September 26, 2017

'It only takes a little to lose a lot' is slogan for the multi-pronged media effort

Health Tip: Medication Use After a Natural Disaster September 25, 2017

Lack of essential services may compromise some drugs

How Would Your Family Weather a Disaster? September 23, 2017

Failure to plan is the number one mistake

More Teen Dads? September 22, 2017

Report finds number of teen moms stays stable while it goes up for males

Chlorine + Pee = Breathing Trouble for Waterpark Workers September 21, 2017

CDC report finds unventilated air around pools can become toxic

Could Pests, Dust Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma? September 21, 2017

Inner-city study found early exposure to cockroaches and mice droppings seemed protective

Asthma Drug Tied to Nightmares, Depression September 21, 2017

But experts stress Singulair also has lifesaving benefits

Booze Often Glorified On YouTube Videos September 21, 2017

Kids typically see images that boost the drinking culture, study finds

Kids' Colds Linked to Asthma, Lung Problems Later September 19, 2017

But research is too early to confirm a cause-and-effect link

Youth Football Ups Odds of Brain Problems in Adulthood September 19, 2017

Researchers say greater risk of behavior issues, depression in those who played tackle before age 12

Obesity Rates Have Stopped Rising for Young Americans September 19, 2017

But progress is fragile and rates still too high, report authors say

Focus on Just One Sport Can Mean Stress for Girls September 19, 2017

Study of soccer players shows diversity of activity might help

Girl Soccer Players Take More Chances After Concussions September 19, 2017

They're more likely than boys to return to play, research shows

Are Today's Teens Putting the Brakes on Adulthood? September 19, 2017

They're often postponing traditional 'milestones' to growing up, study suggests

Doctors Eye the Danger From 'Nerf' Guns September 19, 2017

'Bullets' bought online may be contributing to ocular injuries

Minorities Exposed to Dirtier Air, U.S. Study Finds September 18, 2017

Parents Say Schools Don't Help Kids With Mental Health, Chronic Disease September 18, 2017

It's a Food Allergy! Where's the School Nurse? September 18, 2017

Big Rise in Hospitalized Kids With Opioid Side Effects September 18, 2017

Tattoo Today, Regret Tomorrow: Tips to Parents From Pediatricians September 18, 2017

Health Tip: Preventing Food Allergies While Dining Out September 18, 2017

Don't forget about beverages

Even Teens Can Suffer Organ Damage From High Blood Pressure September 18, 2017

Study spots warning signs in kids with readings in the normal range

Surgery Can Be Trigger for Teen Opioid Abuse September 15, 2017

Certain operations pose a greater risk of painkiller dependence, study finds

State Laws Have Big Impact on Kids' Gun Injuries September 15, 2017

Locale matters too, with firearm violence affeting urban, rural teens differently, studies find

More U.S. Kids Landing in ER With Opioid Addiction September 15, 2017

Researcher calls findings an emerging public health issue

Hurricanes' Toll on Mental Health Will Linger September 14, 2017

Psychiatrist offers advice on coping with the aftermath

Could Swine Flu Be Linked to Type 1 Diabetes? September 14, 2017

Study suggests Norwegians hit by H1N1 flu pandemic more likely to develop the autoimmune disease

Young Americans Lead Rise in Suicide Attempts September 13, 2017

People with less education, greater mental woes more likely to try, researchers say

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