News tagged with health problems

School climate key to preventing bullying

To effectively prevent bullying schools need to understand positive school climate, use reliable measures to evaluate school climate and use effective prevention and intervention programs to improve the climate, a recent ...

Nov 25, 2013
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Lack of younger enrollees threatens exchanges

(AP)—Health care enrollments in several states suggest too few young, healthy people are signing up—a problem that if it spreads could undermine the financial viability of the federal law.

Nov 15, 2013
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Parental monitoring lowers odds of a gambling problem

Keeping an eye on your child can lower their odds for gambling by young adulthood, according to research conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Adolescents who had poor parental supervision at ...

Nov 12, 2013
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Silent victims—an epidemic of childhood exposure

Over 15 million children are exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) each year, and the health consequences of this exposure are well-documented. The Institute of Medicine and the United States Preventive Services Task ...

Oct 30, 2013
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