Shares Dec 06, 2014 06:31 PM EST
Miniature horses can offer comfort and affection to patients who are in the hospital.
Shares Dec 06, 2014 06:24 PM EST
Smoking, and starting to smoke at an early age, have been linked with a greater risk of having several menstrual cramps.
Shares Dec 07, 2014 08:00 AM EST
Warning: this story may be graphic. A 15-year-old girl has just been rescued from her abusive grandparents. When she went out of her room, where she was confined for an unspecified length of time, she was only 40 pounds, with hardly any pulse, and dried feces …
Shares Dec 05, 2014 11:42 PM EST
School connectedness is the belief by students that adults and peers in the school care about their learning as well as about them as individuals.
Shares Dec 05, 2014 07:07 PM EST
Some people develop serious and lasting problems after a concussion. A chemical in the blood may be able to predict who will have lasting problems and who will not.
Shares Dec 05, 2014 06:59 PM EST
Men who smoke are more likely to have lost the Y chromosome in their blood cells than are men who don't smoke. This mutation may increase their risk of developing and dying from cancer.
Shares Dec 04, 2014 10:36 PM EST
CDC informs the public that the benefits of circumcision can outweigh its risks.
Shares Dec 04, 2014 10:22 PM EST
Dealing with acne requires sound care and prevention advised by a professional.
Shares Dec 04, 2014 10:02 PM EST
Bug bites can bring disease when they bite you, so take extra precaution during your trip.
Shares Dec 04, 2014 06:53 PM EST
This year's flu vaccine does not contain a strain of the flu virus that is prevalent. The CDC says the vaccine is still helpful and is urging people to be vaccinated.
Shares Dec 04, 2014 06:31 PM EST
Sexually active teens should be counseled about circumcision. Circumcised men are at less risk of contracting and spreading HIV.
Shares Dec 03, 2014 10:30 PM EST
The boy who was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor and was given only one year to live, has his tumor shrink by up to 90%.
MORE YOUTH HEALTH ARTICLES