Shares Nov 25, 2015 11:34 PM EST
More studies have revealed why it’s great to keep pets especially when the children are still young. In the latest research, children who are surrounded by pets are less likely to develop anxiety and other mental health issues.
Shares Nov 25, 2015 11:08 PM EST
If you’re one of those who are curious as to what teens these days have been doing online, then you should know that they’re having fun with condoms.
Shares Nov 25, 2015 06:37 PM EST
Two studies suggest that surviving cancer in childhood or young adulthood may increase the risks of health problems or cognitive problems later on.
Shares Nov 24, 2015 05:27 PM EST
Teen boy dies of Ebola in Liberia, as the virus crops back up there. More than 175 people are being monitored.
Shares Nov 23, 2015 07:26 PM EST
People who use smokeless tobacco products are exposed to as much or more nicotine and cancer-causing chemicals in tobacco products as cigarette smokers, according to a government study.
Shares Nov 22, 2015 06:06 PM EST
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.
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