Oncology & Cancer

Study finds slip, slop, slap message is slipping

Australians are becoming less attracted to having a suntan and fewer are being sunburned, but there's been less improvement in wearing sunscreen in recent years, according to new research from the Cancer Council.

Health

One-third of dating teens report violence in their relationships

(Medical Xpress)—Nearly a third of those dating in middle and high school report abusive relationships, according to a new study from the University of Georgia. The dating violence, which the researchers first measured ...

Addiction

Use of speed and ecstasy linked to teen depression

Secondary school-kids who use speed and ecstasy seem to be prone to subsequent depression, indicates research of almost 4000 teens published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

Overweight & Obesity

Pre-pregnancy overweight may program teen asthma symptoms

Mums who are overweight or obese when they become pregnant may be programming their children to have asthma-like respiratory symptoms during adolescence, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and ...

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