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E-Cigarettes Lead to 'Real' Smoking by Teens: Review June 27, 2017

But one public health expert questions whether the reported association is valid

Force, Frequency of Head Hits Jump as Young Football Players Get Older June 27, 2017

Findings confirm that these injuries are linked to level of play

How to Dodge Summertime Threats June 26, 2017

Stings, bites, outdoor cooking and even fireworks keep poison control centers hopping

Study Highlights the Beauty Industry's Ugly Side June 26, 2017

Cosmetics, personal care products get little regulatory scrutiny

Fewer U.S. Kids Binge Drinking June 23, 2017

But 1 in 7 still had excess alcohol at least once in past month, study finds

Regular Sleep Makes for Happier College Students June 23, 2017

When erratic snoozers improve shut-eye habits, they feel better, study finds

Secondhand Smoke Still Plagues Some Cancer Survivors June 22, 2017

Study found they face health risks from continued exposure

Most U.S. Teens Aren't 'Doing It' June 22, 2017

By 18, more than half of adolescents were still virgins, new CDC survey reveals

Health Tip: Want Healthier Lungs? June 22, 2017

Here's what you can do

Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys? June 21, 2017

Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk June 20, 2017

Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

With Climate Change, More Deadly Heatwaves Will Strike June 19, 2017

Without interventions, three-quarters of planet's inhabitants will suffer, study suggests

Opioid Abuse Jumps 6-Fold for U.S. Youth, Too Few Get Treated: Study June 19, 2017

Many don't receive medications recommended to beat these dependencies, researchers say

Raise the Smoking Age to 21? Most Kids Fine With That June 19, 2017

Study found two-thirds of U.S. teens endorse such a move by states

Time for Some Summer Sun Safety Tips June 18, 2017

Pediatricians offer advice on preventing sunburns, other warm weather problems

Study Cites Top Reasons Young Autism Patients Are Hospitalized June 16, 2017

Mood disorders, sleep problems and having a single caregiver raise odds of in-patient psychiatric care

Lifesaving Drugs From Pfizer in Short Supply: FDA June 16, 2017

Agency seeking alternatives, extending 'shelf life' for meds like epinephrine

Many Tanning Salons Defy Legal Age Limits on Users June 16, 2017

Some also make false claims about the health effects of tanning, researchers find

Are U.S. Teens Now as Inactive as 60-Year-Olds? June 16, 2017

The lack of exercise more evident among females than males, study says

Health Tip: Recognizing Summer Allergy Symptoms June 15, 2017

A few of the lesser-known warning signs

A Sufferer's Guide to Easin' Sneezin' Season June 14, 2017

Over-the-counter relief is an option, but a prescription may be needed for severe allergies

Teens With ADHD Face a Higher Crash Risk June 12, 2017

Study found they were 36 percent more likely to get in an accident than other adolescents

Poor Sleep Habits = Poor Grades June 12, 2017

Study of college students finds regular slumber schedule a key to success

Boys More Likely to Hide a Concussion Than Girls June 09, 2017

Study of high school athletes suggests fear of looking 'weak' might play a role

Climate Change May Up Asthma Irritant, Study Says June 08, 2017

Researchers warn about possible increase of Alternaria alternata fungus

Overweight Kids Pay a Heavy Social Price June 07, 2017

They tend to have fewer friends, which can lead to depression and other emotional problems, researchers say

Teen Boys Treated for Assault Often Want Mental Health Care, Too June 07, 2017

Support can help adolescents recover and get back to school, researcher says

Chronic Pain Common in Adults With Depression, Anxiety June 06, 2017

Study finds the double whammy is a significant and growing health problem

Why Teen Mental Ability Surges While Brain Shrinks June 06, 2017

Researchers say they may have answer to an enduring anatomy riddle

Shifting Weather Can Unleash Pollen 'Superburst' June 02, 2017

Trees, grasses and weeds may bloom all at once, creating agony for those with allergies

Elite High Schools Breed Higher Risk of Addiction: Study June 01, 2017

Rates are two to three times higher than national norms

Wild 'Death Cap' Mushroom Seriously Sickens 14 in California June 01, 2017

Foraging by novices tied to 3 people needing liver transplants and permanent brain damage in a child

Loneliness May Lead to Sleepless Nights June 01, 2017

Study suggests that feeling alone may make one feel less safe, unable to rest

New Teen Drivers Face Triple the Risk of a Fatal Crash June 01, 2017

Distractions, such as cell phones, and failure to buckle up are main causes

Health Tip: Grill a Healthier Meal June 01, 2017

Temperature and ingredients matter

Nearly 4 Percent of Americans Suffer From Food Allergies May 31, 2017

Study finds most common allergy is to shellfish, but peanuts also pose big threat

Health Tip: Stay Safe During Summer May 31, 2017

Five ways to protect your family

How to Prepare Your Teen for That First Ob-Gyn Visit May 30, 2017

Gynecologist offers tips on ways to make it a positive experience

U.S. Teen Births Hit Historic Low: CDC May 30, 2017

Data from 2014 also shows that more older women are having children, study finds

Warming Climate, More Sleepless Nights? May 26, 2017

Poor and elderly will feel the heat the most, study predicts

Teasing Teens About Weight May Do Lasting Harm May 25, 2017

They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds

Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD May 24, 2017

Better technology may help patients survive complications of the respiratory disease, researchers say

City Life Tough on Teens' Mental Health May 23, 2017

Kids raised in urban areas 40 percent more likely to report psychotic experiences, study finds

First-Try Antibiotics Now Fail in 1 in 4 Adult Pneumonia Cases May 22, 2017

Patients typically helped by other means, but levels of drug resistance are concerning, researchers say

Overweight Boys Face Higher Colon Cancer Risk as Adults May 19, 2017

But study also found that losing weight as young adults lowered those odds

Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma? May 19, 2017

Small study suggests a new approach might one day help those with uncontrolled lung disease

Heavy Kids Face Triple the Odds for Depression in Adulthood May 19, 2017

Risk was 4 times greater if they were also overweight as adults, study finds

Heart Attack Risk Spikes After Respiratory Infection, Study Finds May 16, 2017

Even the common cold was linked to a 13-fold increased risk for about a week

As Temps Rise, Risk of Pregnancy Complication May Too May 15, 2017

Extreme cold seems to reduce the chances; heat raises the odds, study suggests

Mosquito-Borne Illnesses May Not Be Limited to Tropics May 12, 2017

Study suggests southern U.S. at greater risk than thought for outbreaks of Zika, dengue and other diseases

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