Health

How your neighborhood can hamper your teen's sleep

(HealthDay)—Living in a noisy neighborhood with less green space negatively affects teens' sleep, which may lead to poorer memory and thinking skills, according to a pair of studies.

Neuroscience

For teens with migraine, sleeping in (a bit) may help

Research indicates that starting school later in the morning yields health and academic benefits for high schoolers, whose natural body clock tends toward late-to-bed, late-to-rise habits. While parents raise concerns about ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Calming your child's coronavirus fears

(HealthDay)—Schools are closing. Sports and other activities have been cancelled. Everything is changing. In the midst of this chaos, how do parents keep kids from stressing too much?

Health

Vaping bans are ineffective, experts report

Vaping products have contributed to a decline in cigarette smoking but have increased the number of middle and high school students who are addicted to nicotine—a problem that can only be effectively addressed through regulation ...

Health

Vape debate: Are e-cigarettes wiping out teen smoking?

In almost any other year it would be hailed as a public health victory: The smoking rate among U.S. high schoolers took its biggest hit ever this year, federal figures show, falling to a new low.

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