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(Medical Xpress) -- Whether or not you know any high school students that actually get nine hours of sleep each night, thats what federal guidelines currently prescribe.
Health Feb 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Texting while driving, speeding and back-seat hanky-panky aren't all that parents need to worry about when their kids are in cars: Add secondhand smoke to the list.
Health Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 7
No Californian died from whooping cough in 2011, the first year since 1991 that there have been no deaths in the state from the highly infectious illness.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Blogging may have psychological benefits for teens suffering from social anxiety, improving their self-esteem and helping them relate better to their friends, according to new research published by the American Psychological ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
School absenteeism is a significant problem, and students who are frequently absent from school more often have symptoms of psychiatric disorders. A new longitudinal study of more than 17,000 youths has found that frequently ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Ontario, Canada: Youth smoking at all-time low; teen binge drinking, driving after cannabis use remain concerns
Fewer Ontario teens are smoking cigarettes than ever before -- good news that is tempered by continuing concerns around binge drinking, and driving while under the influence of cannabis, according to the 2011 Ontario Student ...
Health Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A survey of more than 33,000 Italian high school students reveals that both underweight and overweight teens consume 20 to 40% more illegal drugs than their normal-weight peers.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Research led by University of Southern California (USC) professor Mary Ann Pentz, Ph.D., shows that black middle school students whose close friends drink alcohol are more likely to drink alcohol in high school than their ...
Health Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
About 14 percent of Philadelphia's high school students are considered overweight, and while a myriad of research has been published on what schools, communities and parents can do to help curb these rates, very little information ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
People who try to boost their self-esteem by telling themselves they've done a great job when they haven't could end up feeling dejected instead, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Obese teenagers who don't get the proper amount of sleep may have disruptions in insulin secretion and blood sugar (glucose) levels, say pediatric researchers. Their study suggests that getting a good night's sleep may stave ...
Health Sep 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
People who volunteer may live longer than those who don't, as long as their reasons for volunteering are to help others rather than themselves, suggests new research published by the American Psychological Association.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Alcohol use by Indiana sixth- through 12th-graders has declined, but findings from the 21st Annual Survey of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Use also revealed a continuing increase in marijuana and smokeless ...
Health Sep 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new study involving nearly 2,500 high school students demonstrates the value of routine mental health screening in school to identify adolescents at-risk for mental illness, and to connect those adolescents with recommended ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 25, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A suicide prevention program developed at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has significantly helped teens overcome depression and thoughts of suicide, according to a new study.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |