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(HealthDay)—Obese and overweight teens may be at higher risk for developing advanced kidney disease as adults, Israeli researchers report.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study shows that New Jersey's law requiring novice drivers to display a red decal on their license plates has prevented more than 1,600 crashes and helped police officers enforce regulations unique to new drivers. The ...
Health Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—With adolescents seemingly glued to cell phones and social networking websites, experts are investigating whether the near-constant digital activity changes youths' development.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Online health records could be surprisingly useful for at-risk teenagers who cycle through the juvenile justice system. A new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center ...
Pediatrics Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A drive that would put more condoms in South Africa's classrooms has critics warning it will only stimulate sexual activity, a charge the country's health minister tells AFP is unfounded.
Health Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—When children can get just a little more sleep each night, their school behavior and alertness levels improve, new research suggests.
Pediatrics Oct 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Adolescent girls participating in a sexual risk reduction (SRR) intervention study were more likely to practice abstinence and, if sexually active, showed substantial decreases in unprotected sex, number of partners, and ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Suicide is the third-leading cause of death for teens, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now, a University of Missouri public health expert has identified factors that will help parents, medical ...
Health Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
U.S. births fell for the fourth year in a row, the government reported Wednesday, with experts calling it more proof that the weak economy has continued to dampen enthusiasm for having children.
Health Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Some risk factors for obesity are specific to infants, such as being breastfed less often. But other factors are present throughout children's lives.
Overweight and Obesity Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—New York City is handing out the morning-after pill to girls as young as 14 at more than 50 public high schools, sometimes even before they have had sex. The campaign is believed to be unprecedented in its size and ...
Medications Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Abstinence from smoking seems to affect teens differently than adults in a couple ways, but a new study provides evidence that most of the psychological difficulties of quitting are as strong for relatively ...
Addiction Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Teens who play mature-rated, risk-glorifying video games may be more likely than those who don't to become reckless drivers who experience increases in automobile accidents, police stops and willingness to drink and drive, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
During adolescence, the stories young people tell about themselves reflects their development of a personal identity and sense of self, and those autobiographical narratives vary depending on the teens' gender, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Teenagers in general are relatively unhealthy eaters. But minority teens in particular have higher rates of obesity and eat far fewer fruits and vegetables.
Health Aug 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0