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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

Wallpaper May Breed Toxins: Study June 23, 2017

Fungus on the walls might contribute to 'sick building syndrome,' researchers say

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

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

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

U.S. Hospitals Still Prescribe Too Many Antibiotics: Study June 15, 2017

1 in 5 patients experiences side effects from the drugs, which often aren't necessary

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

Replace Coal With Solar Power to Save Money, Lives June 06, 2017

Study suggests the investment would prevent many from dying due to air pollution

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

Researchers say they may have answer to an enduring anatomy riddle

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

Rates are two to three times higher than national norms

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

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

Climate Change May Hit Cities Hardest: Study May 30, 2017

Asphalt, concrete and cars intensify heat effect in urban areas, boosting costs, researchers predict

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

Diesel Pollution May Damage the Heart May 26, 2017

Try to avoid exercising during heavy pollution times, such as rush hour, researcher says

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

Does Dirty Air Keep You Awake? May 22, 2017

High pollution levels tied to poorer sleep in preliminary study

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

Athletes With ADHD Favor Team Competition May 12, 2017

They're more likely to play contact sports like football, lacrosse and hockey, study finds

Program Helps Young Adults With Autism Find Jobs May 11, 2017

Navigating adult services is challenging, autism experts say

What Harms the Young Heart Also Hurts the Brain Later May 10, 2017

High blood pressure, smoking in teens tied to worse mental functioning at mid-life, study finds

Hope for 1st Drug Against Lymphedema, a Cancer Complication May 10, 2017

Mouse study offers clues to ease the painful, swollen limb condition

Nearly a Third of Drugs Hit by Safety Issues After FDA Approval May 10, 2017

Study found serious side effects often arose after medications OK'd for sale

Vitamin D Fails the Asthma Test May 09, 2017

These supplements probably won't protect you from eczema or allergies either, researchers say

Testosterone May Protect Men From Allergic Asthma May 09, 2017

Study findings could explain why airway condition is more common in women

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