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The CDC’s reports found that 13% of high school and middle school students are using e-cigarettes, a three-fold rise in a year.
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Teens who said they saw a lot of alcohol use in movies were twice as likely to drink or have problems with alcohol.
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The Kaiser Permanente Division of Researchis launching a program to gather genetic material from families to help study autism . The programwill give researchers access to detailed genetic, medical, and environmental information.
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The quick death of a vibrant teen in Virginia has left her family, friends, and the rest of the community baffled. But the health department has the answer.
Shares Apr 16, 2015 06:48 PM EDT
Hundreds of California parents went to the State Capitol to stop a bill that would eliminate the so-called “personal belief” exemption for childhood vaccinations.
Shares Apr 16, 2015 06:40 PM EDT
Public health officials in California are expected to declare that the measles outbreak linked is over.
Shares Apr 15, 2015 06:51 PM EDT
Obstetrician/gynecologists, emergency room personnel, doctors who specialize in adolescent health, and anyone who works with the victims of child abuse are likely to see patients who may be the victims of sex trafficking.but may not recognize the problem.
Shares Apr 13, 2015 12:26 PM EDT
The FDA has issued a letter warning researchers that they may have improperly marketed a biomarker used in an experimental test for CTE.
Shares Apr 11, 2015 09:54 PM EDT
In a new survey, a growing number of teachers are expressing a deep concern over the effects of energy drinks to the behavior of the students, calling these drinks as a catalyst for bad behavior.
Shares Apr 10, 2015 01:23 AM EDT
The number of children diagnosed with melanoma is dropping in the United States.
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Certain antipsychotic drugs may raise the risk of developing diabetes when used in children and teens.
Shares Apr 07, 2015 06:29 AM EDT
A new study has identified a single test that can help predict if a child will become nearsighted by eighth grade.
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