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Given the well-documented relationship between low birth weight and the increased risk of health problems throughout one's lifespan, it is vital to reduce any potential contributors to low birth weight. A new study by Valerie ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(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
It's thought that children grow increasingly distant and independent from their parents during their teen years. But a new longitudinal study has found that spending time with parents is important to teens' well-being.
Health Aug 21, 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
Some young people's expectations that they will not live long, healthy lives may actually foreshadow such outcomes.
Health Aug 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Black teenagers in the United States have become much less sexually active over the past two decades, and those who do have sex appear to be more likely to use condoms, a new survey has found.
Health Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- For many teen girls, an overly large cup size may not be such a good thing, with many reporting serious discomfort both physically and emotionally because of their large breasts.
Pediatrics Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- More teenagers start drinking and smoking cigarettes and marijuana in June and July than in any other months, U.S. health officials say.
Health Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- Teens who engaged in more moderate-to-vigorous outdoor activity reported better health and social functioning than their peers who spent hours in front of television and computer screens, a ...
Pediatrics Jun 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Having to wear a body brace for the treatment of scoliosis (curved spine) causes stress for teen patients and their parents, a new study finds.
Health Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The teen pregnancy rate in the United States dipped to its lowest recorded level since 1976, a new government report shows.
Health Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Edmonton) Teen mothers are far more likely to suffer abuse and postpartum depression than older moms, according to a study of Canadian women's maternity experiences by a University of Alberta researcher.
Pediatrics Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
State laws that limit driving privileges for teens have reduced the incidence of drinking and driving among the nation's youngest licensees, according to a new study from researchers at Washington University ...
Addiction Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Teenagers with autism spectrum disorder are in a bind. The disorder is characterized by impairments in communication and social interaction, but it's a continuum, so some teens diagnosed with ASD are considered high functioning ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jun 12, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Adolescents born with extremely low birth weight (ELBW) in the 1990s assess their current health and well-being similarly to teens born at normal birth weight but report less risk taking, according ...
Pediatrics Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0