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Oregon and California will soon allow pharmacits to dispense hormonal birth control without a doctor's prescription. This move may help reduce the rate of unintended pregnancies.
Shares Nov 19, 2015 11:30 PM EST
Tell me how many friends you have, and I’ll tell you how stressed you are. Teens who have a lot of Facebook friends are more at risk of becoming stressed.
Shares Nov 19, 2015 06:30 PM EST
Hundreds of thousands of Texas women have may tried to end their own pregnancies, according to two surveys.
Shares Nov 19, 2015 06:22 PM EST
A study has found hat babies who contracted whooping cough (pertussis) had a higher rate of later developing epilepsy.
Shares Nov 14, 2015 09:20 PM EST
Children as young as 9 years old can already be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, a metabolic condition that normally occurs among adults many years ago.
Shares Nov 11, 2015 04:01 AM EST
For the first time, products have passed through the FDA’s system under a 2009 law that gave the agency authority to evaluate new tobacco products. This does not mean they are safe or "FDA approved."
Shares Nov 10, 2015 11:54 PM EST
Teens who self-weigh report feelings of depression, low self-esteem, and other weight concerns, making them more vulnerable to eating disorders, a new study in Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior says.
Shares Nov 09, 2015 10:27 PM EST
Employers by now should know health is wealth even in the workplace. Fortunately, creating the best wellness program for them is easy with the partnership between Humana, one of the biggest insurance companies in the United States, and Kurbo Health, a mobile h…
Shares Nov 09, 2015 07:22 PM EST
Teens who have used e-cigarettes are likely to have more respiratory problems than those who do not, according to a Chines study.
Shares Nov 08, 2015 08:39 PM EST
A new study suggests that weight loss surgery offers long-term benefits among severely obese teens. In fact, outcomes are better among them than among adult obese patients.
Shares Nov 07, 2015 02:18 PM EST
Hundreds of students at a Canon City High School in Colorado were sharing naked photos of themselves and other students. Legal authorities are debated whether child pornography laws apply to the case.
Shares Nov 07, 2015 03:01 AM EST
The DEA's latest drug threat assessment report says that prescription drugs and heroin are the leading drug problems in the United States.
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