Matthew Schneps is a researcher at Harvard University with a doctorate in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He also happens to have dyslexia, so reading has always been a challenge for him. That ...
If you thought trying to get a groggy teenager out of bed in time for school each morning was your own private struggle, you thought wrong.
The number of US youths who have tried e-cigarettes tripled from 2011 to 2013, raising concerns about the potential for a new generation of nicotine addicts, US health authorities said Monday.
(HealthDay)—U.S. high schools and middle schools should start classes later in the morning to allow kids some much-needed sleep, a leading group of pediatricians is urging.
The American Heart Association issued new policy recommendations today on the use of e-cigarettes and their impact on tobacco-control efforts. The guidance was published in the association's journal, Circulation.
(HealthDay)—The number of U.S. teens using sunscreen dropped nearly 12 percent in the last decade, a new report shows.
Preparing to ace subjects such as time management, independence and identity can drive high school and college students—not to mention their parents—to weeks of worry and anxiety as summer melts into ...
(Medical Xpress)—Banning vending machines from schools can actually increase soda and fast food consumption among students if it's the only school food policy change implemented, according to research conducted ...
Urban teens whose parents provide high levels of emotional support are more likely to avoid binge drinking and marijuana use, according to a new University of Michigan study.
Cuyahoga County high school students are smoking tobacco products at the same rate as adults in the county, according to new data from the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (PRCHN) at Case Western Reserve ...
(HealthDay)—Blood donations to the American Red Cross are down substantially, and the agency says an "emergency situation" could arise within weeks.
A new UCLA-led study suggests that a higher quality educational environment may help improve health outcomes
Health officials in California say a high school is at the center of a tuberculosis outbreak in Sacramento County.
US senators ripped at electronic cigarette makers Wednesday for their aggressive marketing campaigns to lure youths that have drawn parallels to those once used by Big Tobacco.
(HealthDay)—The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for tighter restrictions on the sale and marketing of electronic cigarettes.