Health

Binge drinking may be more damaging to women

Alcohol consumption is a major cause of chronic liver disease in the United States, and binge drinking is emerging as a significant contributor to liver injury. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ...

Health

Fewer black male doctors has broader public health impact

Aaron Doctor, a bright and ambitious young African-American man, grew up in a black community in South Carolina's Lowcountry, but he was 21 years old the first time he met a black doctor, a man whose wife was also a physician.

Health

Study uncovers 'sextortion' prevalence in teens

According to the United States Department of Justice, "sextortion" is labeled as the most important and fastest-growing cyberthreat to children, with more minor victims per offender than all other child sexual exploitation ...

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Drinking 'settings' tied to college sexual assault

Although alcohol is believed to play a role in college sexual assaults, a new study finds no evidence that male students' binge drinking per se boosts their odds of becoming a perpetrator.

Pediatrics

Survey of teen dating violence among US high school students

A survey of U.S. high school students suggests that 1 in 5 female students and 1 in 10 male students who date have experienced some form of teen dating violence during the past 12 months, according to an article published ...

Health

Trends in indoor tanning among high school students

While indoor tanning has decreased among high school students, about 20 percent of females engaged in indoor tanning at least once during 2013 and about 10 percent of girls frequently engaged in the practice by using an indoor ...

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