(HealthDay) -- Ninety percent of American high school students report that some of their classmates are using illicit drugs, including alcohol and tobacco, during the school day, a new survey found.
Addiction Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Preschool children exposed to domestic violence and additional traumatic events are at increased risk for developing traumatic stress disorder, a new University of Michigan study shows.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An early age at first drink (AFD) has been linked to later alcohol-related problems, which is one of the reasons behind the legal drinking age of 21 in the U.S. It is unclear, however, if increased risk is primarily due to ...
Addiction Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Computer-based screening program for partner violence does not significantly improve quality of life
In a study that included more than 2,700 women receiving care in primary care clinics, those who were screened for partner violence and received a partner violence resource list did not experience significant differences ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Poor oral health, dental disease, and tooth pain can put kids at a serious disadvantage in school, according to a new Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC study.
Dentistry Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- New data shows that while fewer American teenagers are smoking now than a decade ago, the rate of decline has slowed considerably.
Health Aug 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Regardless of their sexual orientation, teens who do not fit behavioral norms for their gender are not as happy as their gender-conforming peers, finds a new Cornell study published in the Archives of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Although fewer middle and high schools in the United States make sugary sodas available to students today, other sweet beverages, particularly sports drinks, are still widely available, according ...
Pediatrics Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Despite advances in health care and increases in life expectancy overall, Americans with less than a high school education have life expectancies similar to adults in the 1950s and 1960s.
Health Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Think married men and women show their love in vastly different ways? Not necessarily.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Although most Americans say their teeth are in relatively good shape, a newly published survey reveals that many are not getting routine dental checkups, with cost cited as the most common obstacle.
Dentistry Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Teens who play on three or more sports teams are much less likely to be overweight or obese than their peers who don't play a sport, new research finds.
Pediatrics Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
Despite having more leisure time overall, stressed-out Americans report having less 'quality time' to enjoy themselves, particularly those with little or no education.
Health Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers have identified genetic markers that may influence whether a person finishes high school and goes on to college, according to a national longitudinal study of thousands of young Americans. The study is in the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 02, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |