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Tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. Declines in smoking among youths were observed from the late 1990s. "However, limited information exists on trends in smokeless ...
Addiction May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Are high school age students who show aggression toward their peers more likely to consume alcohol, tobacco and marijuana? A new study of Latino adolescents in Kansas City, Mo., confirms this idea. But ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Close to half of U.S high school students text while driving, a habit that dramatically increases their risk of getting into a potentially fatal car crash, a new study shows.
Pediatrics May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Teens can get hundreds of text messages a day, but one message they aren't getting is that they shouldn't text and drive. Nearly 43 percent of high school students of driving age who were surveyed in 2011 reported texting ...
Pediatrics May 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
For young women in high school, the risk of childbearing may depend on the prevalence of obesity in their schools, according to sociologists, who found that as the prevalence of obesity rises in a school, so do the odds of ...
Overweight and Obesity May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Middle school children who completed a social-emotional skills learning program at school were 42 percent less likely to engage in physical fighting a year later, according to a new study in the Journal of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Step into a class of 30 high school students and look around. Five of them have been victims of electronic bullying in the past year.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—If you want to get rid of unwanted, negative thoughts, try just ripping them up and tossing them in the trash.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 26, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (13) | 1 |
As schools around the country look for ways to reduce violence and bullying, they may want to consider encouraging students to participate in team sports, according to a study to be presented Sunday, May 5, at the Pediatric ...
Pediatrics May 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
While marijuana use by teens has been increasing since 2005, an analysis of data from 1993 through 2009 by economists at three universities has found no evidence to link the legalization of medical marijuana to increased ...
Addiction Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (13) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Teens with smartphones are more likely to have sex and meet others online for sex than teens without Internet access on their phones, according to a new study.
Health Oct 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3 |
Are today's youth really more materialistic and less motivated than past generations, or do adults tend to perceive moral weakness in the next generation?
Psychology & Psychiatry May 01, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0
A Loyola study of high school students provides new evidence that a person's circle of friends may influence his or her weight.
Health Jul 09, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
High school students whose friends' average grade point average (GPA) is greater than their own have a tendency to increase their own GPA over the course of a year, according to research published February 13 in the open ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 13, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Preventing skin cancer by reducing use of indoor tanning devices requires a coordinated approach at the national, state, and local levels suggests a pair of papers by CDC authors in a special theme issue of the American Jo ...
Health May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0