News tagged with behavior

The penalty of poor housing

It's tough enough growing up in a house with rodents, a leaky roof and heat that doesn't work. Now a Tufts researcher has found that children and teens who live in substandard housing are more likely to experience emotional ...

Jan 15, 2014
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Study identifies risk factors for non-fatal overdoses

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) have identified that injection frequency and taking anti-retroviral therapy for HIV are risk factors for nonfatal drug overdoses ...

Jan 08, 2014
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20 percent of seventh graders have 'sexted'

(HealthDay)—More than 20 percent of at-risk seventh graders have "sexted" and those middle schoolers were much more likely to also have engaged in some type of sexual behavior, a new study finds.

Jan 06, 2014
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