More college students nationwide have added illicit drugs, such as marijuana and amphetamine, to their back-to-school supply lists.
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.
The media is highly criticized for contributing to body image issues in adolescents. However, a study out today in Psychology of Women Quarterly finds a different source for body dissatisfaction among young girls: older ...
Wasim Maziak, M.D., Ph.D., one of the world's leading experts in nicotine and tobacco research, has come out strong against promoting e-cigarettes as a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes.
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.
(HealthDay)—The number of U.S. teens using sunscreen dropped nearly 12 percent in the last decade, a new report shows.