(Medical Xpress)—Comprehensive health assessments and supports need to be more widely available for young people attending secondary schools in New Zealand, according to a new study.
(HealthDay)—Two questions relating to cardiac screening for high school students before participation in competitive sports are discussed in a case vignette published online Nov. 19 in the New England Jo ...
(HealthDay)—The rapidly growing use of electronic cigarettes, hookahs and other smoking alternatives by middle school and high school students concerns U.S. health officials.
For the first time, young scientists can help contain a disease outbreak in Washington, D.C.—in a game, that is.
When schools adopt healthful nutrition policies and practices, kids' diets improve.
(HealthDay)—Teenage bullies are prone to engage in risky sexual behavior, a new study finds.
(Medical Xpress)—Adaptable young people are more likely to participate in class, enjoy school more, and have higher self-esteem, a unique Australian-first study into adaptability suggests.
(HealthDay)—In 2013, a record number of students applied to and enrolled in medical schools, according to a report published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
On a beach outside Havana stands the crown jewel of Cuba's renowned international program of medical education, training 13,000 students from around the world free of charge.
(HealthDay)—About three-quarters of American high school students say they don't drink alcohol, a new survey finds.
Small cigars flavored to taste like candy or fruit are popular among U.S. teens, according to the first government study to gauge their use.
(HealthDay)—For first year medical students, enjoying work is the most important lifestyle domain in choosing a specialty, according to a study published in the October issue of Academic Medicine.
(Medical Xpress)—Difficulty with social situations hinders the relationships, schoolwork, and mental health of teens with autism. Often these students struggle with complicated interactions in high school, but scientists ...
Facebook and gossip might seem like a waste of time, but they actually serve a basic human need. A growing body of research shows that the need to connect socially with others is as basic as our need for food, water and shelter, ...
To expedite long lunch lines and enable cleaner accounting, about 80 percent of schools use debit cards or accounts that parents can add money to for cafeteria lunch transactions, write David Just and Brian ...