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Children with asthma are more likely to have breathing problems and be hospitalized if they live with someone who smokes.
Shares Oct 09, 2015 06:54 PM EDT
The FDA is facing serious criticism over its approval of the use of OxyContin in children with severe pain.
Shares Oct 09, 2015 06:45 PM EDT
One third of all the young men in China are likely to die from tobaccco use. This high rate can be reduced if the men quit smoking.
Shares Oct 08, 2015 11:58 PM EDT
A diagnostic test has been developed that can help predict the future risk of cardiovascular disease for a teen. It can be adapted by physicians to assess teens’ future risk and to encourage healthy behaviors that could prevent heart disease.
Shares Oct 08, 2015 06:30 PM EDT
Mass shootings have become common. There is growing evidence that mass shootings may act like a contagion, because some perpetrators appear to study past shootings so as to emulate them.
Shares Oct 07, 2015 12:00 AM EDT
In recent years, zip lines have become extremely popular. But with popularity comes an increase in injuries, according to a study of U.S. emergency room data.
Shares Oct 06, 2015 11:14 PM EDT
Bullying and cyberbullying may be reduced if states would decide to make laws against them, a new study suggests.
Shares Oct 06, 2015 02:38 AM EDT
A new study says, however, that young children given inhaled asthma medication or steroids before the age of two may end up shorter than their peers in later life.
Shares Oct 03, 2015 10:42 PM EDT
Dear teens, if you’re worried about putting extra pounds, you better sleep early.
Shares Oct 01, 2015 01:02 AM EDT
The attorneys general of 33 U.S. states are urging the FDA to require that nicotine-containing liquids and other novel tobacco products be labeled with health warnings.
Shares Oct 01, 2015 12:25 AM EDT
Breast-feeding is the best way to feed a baby. But it does not appear to make your child smarter. A study conducted in Britain suggests that it has no effect on a child’s IQ from up through adolescence.
Shares Sep 29, 2015 11:38 PM EDT
Primary health care providers have the power to help reduce the risk of suicides among teens, and it begins by doing a mental health assessment.
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