The results of a five-year trial from faculty at the University of Michigan Injury Center found giving youth in the emergency department a short intervention during their visit decreased their alcohol consumption and problems ...
(HealthDay)—Nearly one in five teens has specific health care needs that are not receiving attention, and this may set them up for poorer physical and mental health in adulthood, a new study contends.
(HealthDay)—The U.S. foster care system needs to do a better job of providing consistent, quality health care to children living in foster homes, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says.
(HealthDay)—Children who have their tonsils removed to treat sleep apnea are more likely to suffer breathing complications than kids who have the procedure for other reasons, a new review shows.
(HealthDay)—More than one in four children in the United States is exposed to weapon-related violence—as a victim or witness—which ups their risk for mental health problems, a new study says.
Inadequate supervision by parents during early adolescence forecasts a host of behavior problems, including problem drinking. The risk of alcohol abuse arising from inadequate parental supervision is particularly high for ...
(HealthDay)—Brain scans reveal that preschoolers whose parents read to them regularly show more activity in key areas of their brains.
(HealthDay)—There's new reason for parents to be concerned about e-cigarettes: nearly one in five kids who uses e-cigarettes may be using the devices to get high, a study finds.
(HealthDay)—A potentially hazardous form of marijuana use called "dabbing" is growing in popularity across the United States, researchers warn.
(HealthDay)—The top five unnecessary tests and treatments have been identified in newborn medicine, according to an article published online July 20 in Pediatrics.