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1 in 10 U.S. Children Now Has ADHD, CDC Says

1 in 10 Young Adults Admits to Sexual Violence

1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report

1 in 3 Americans Has Used Tanning Beds, Upping Skin Cancer Risk

1 in 4 U.S. Kids Underestimate Their Weight, Study Finds

1 in 5 High School Seniors Binge Drinks: Study

1 in 6 Teens Treated in ER Has History of Dating Violence: Study

20 Percent of Seventh Graders Have 'Sexted'

5 Percent of U.S. Kids 'Severely Obese,' Experts Warn

Add Heart Test to High School Athletes' Screening, Cardiologists Say

ADHD Drugs May Up Risk of Heart Problems in Kids, Study Finds

Adopted Teens More Likely to Attempt Suicide, Study Finds

Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses

Altruism May Help Shield Teens From Depression: Study

Among New Smokers, Teen Boys More Likely to Quit Than Girls: Study

Are Teen Brains Hyper-Wired for Rewards?

As Antidepressant Warnings Toughened, Teen Suicide Attempts Rose: Study

As More Meningitis Cases Hit Colleges, Experts Urge Awareness

As Summer Arrives, CDC Offers Pool Chemical Safety Tips

Assaults at Schools Send 90,000 Kids to ER Each Year: Study

Athletic Trainers First Line of Treatment for Young Basketballers: Study

Autism's Costs Can Run Into Millions for One Person

Avid Cellphone Use by College Kids Tied to Anxiety, Lower Grades

Bad Night's Sleep May Raise Blood Pressure in Kids

Beauty, Not Health May Spur Teens to Use Sunscreen

Bedroom TV, Video Games Linked to Less Sleep in Boys With Autism

Behavioral Therapy Might Ease Kids' Migraine Symptoms

Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery

Bodybuilding Boys Often Try Drugs and Alcohol, Study Finds

Boosting Teens' Mental Well-Being Is Goal of New Skills Program

Booze Brands in Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking, Study Says

Boys Have Higher Death Rates From Many Causes, Study Shows

Braces Seem to Benefit Many Kids With High-Risk Scoliosis

Brain Changes May Accompany Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis in Kids

Brain Scans May Support Venus/Mars Divide Between Sexes

Bullied Kids Often Develop Physical Symptoms, Study Says

Bullies More Likely to Engage in Risky Sex, Study Finds

Bullying May Have Lasting Health Effects on Kids

Bullying Rates Drop Among American Teens: Study

Caffeine Affects Teen Boys, Girls Differently, Study Says

California Teens Drinking More Sugary Drinks: Report

Calling Young Girls 'Fat' May Increase Their Teen-Obesity Risk

Can Eating Peanut Butter Cut Breast Cancer Risk in Later Life?

Caring for Severely Ill Kids May Have Silver Lining

Changes in Household Routines Help Reduce Kids' Obesity: Study

Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds

Childhood Gun Injuries, Deaths on Rise in U.S., Study Finds

College Alcohol Violations Often Draw a Slap on the Wrist: Study

College Drinking May Aggravate PTSD Symptoms

College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds

College Students Feel Pull of Cigarette Ads, Study Finds

Concussion Symptoms May Not Differ in Teen, Young Adult Athletes

Cool Teens, Uncool Future?

Could Childhood Nightmares Foreshadow Mental Ills as Teen?

Crystal Meth May Jump-Start Injection Drug Use, Study Says

Dangerous Use of Growth Hormone Surges Among U.S. Teens

Dark Side of 'Chat Rooms' for Troubled Teens: Talk of Self-Harm

Delinquent Teens More Likely to Die Violently as Adults: Study

Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says

Distracted Teen Drivers Often on Cellphone With Parent: Study

Drinking Milk as Teens Might Not Protect Men's Bones, Study Suggests

Earlier Onset of Periods May Not Mean Earlier Sex

Early Periods May Signal Greater Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests

Early Puberty Tied to Higher Odds of Substance Use in Teens: Survey

E-Cigarette Sources Soaring, Study Finds

Energy Drinks Popular With Troubled Teens, Study Says

E-Readers Benefit Some With Dyslexia, Study Finds

Exercise May Help Ease Depression in Teens: Study

Extra Zzz's in Morning May Help Teens Stay Alert in Class

Fake ID Use Tied to High-Risk Drinking by Underage Students

Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying's Impact, Study Says

Few Good Resources on Self-Harm Exist Online, Study Finds

Fewer Infants Hospitalized for Whooping Cough, Study Finds

Fewer U.S. Kids Killed in Car Crashes; Safety Restraints Still an Issue

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Sunscreen, Study Finds

Fitness in Teen Years May Guard Against Heart Trouble Later

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls

Flavored Cigars Gaining in Popularity With U.S. Kids: CDC

Flu Hitting Younger Adults Hard, Vaccination Helps: CDC

For Children of Teen Parents, Most Injuries Due to Falls: Study

For Obese Kids, Weight Loss Can Sometimes Lead to Eating Disorders

For Teen Drivers, Unruly Passengers May Be Greater Threat Than Phones

Frequent School Moves May Harm Kids' Mental Health

Friends' Online Photos May Sway Teens' Behavior

Friends, Family Often the Suppliers in Underage Drinking, Smoking: Survey

Front-of-Head Hits Blamed for Nearly Half of Young Football Player Concussions

Gay Teen Boys More Likely to Use Muscle-Building Steroids: Survey

Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls

Genes Tied to Curvature of Spine in Kids

Girls' Brain Connectivity Happens Sooner Than for Boys: Study

Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests

Good Schools May Be Good for a Teen's Health, Too

Grades Dive With Internet Use During Class Time, Study Finds

Gradual Exposure to Peanuts May Help Some Allergic Kids

Gun Violence in PG-13 Movies Tripled Since 1985, Study Finds

Having Babies May Be 'Contagious' Among Long-Time Friends

Headbanging to Heavy Metal Music Linked To Man's Brain Bleed

Help Your Children Manage Media Use, Experts Urge

High Blood Pressure Common Among Overweight Kids

Higher Altitude May Lower Sports Concussion Risk, Study Suggests

Higher Doses of Antidepressants Linked to Suicidal Behavior in Young Patients: Study

HIV Diagnoses Down in U.S., Except for Young Gay Males: CDC

HPV Shot Doesn't Encourage Sexual Activity in Young Girls: Study

HPV Vaccination Rates Might Rise If More Docs Recommended It

Indoor Tanning Laws Help Keep Teen Girls Away, Study Finds

Indoor Tanning Leads to Early Skin Cancer, Study Says

Insights Gained Into Tourette Syndrome

It's 'Buyer Beware' for Decorative Contact Lenses, FDA Says

Just 1 in 4 U.S. Teens Gets Enough Exercise: Report

Just One Season of Hits in High School Football May Alter Brain: Study

Keep Prescription Drugs Secure From Teens: Expert

Kids' Checkups Should Include Cholesterol, Depression Tests, Doctors Say

Kids' Concussion Symptoms Can Linger Long After Injury: Study

Kids' Concussions Defined by Where They Live, Study Finds

Kids' Diabetes Rates Up Dramatically in 8 Years, Study Finds

Kids' Happiness Doesn't Depend on 2 Natural Parents, Says Study

Kids Hospitalized for Flu Need Antiviral Meds Right Away: Study

Kids' Liver Transplant Success Varies by Race, Research Shows

Kids' Movies Deliver Mixed Messages on Eating, Obesity

Kids Still Getting Too Much 'Screen Time': CDC

Kids' Suicide Risk Similar for All Newer Antidepressants: Study

Kids View Too Many TV Ads for Booze, Study Finds

Kids Who Exercise More May Get Better Grades

Kids Who See Movie Violence Also See Smoking, Drinking, Sex: Study

Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens

Kids Worldwide Getting Less Heart Fit, Research Shows

Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis

Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study

Landmark ADHD Study Backed Drugs Over Therapy at a Cost: Report

Laser Toys Can Damage Eyes: Report

Late-Stage Cancer Diagnosis More Likely in Uninsured Teens, Young Adults

Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn't Raise Teen Pot Use, Study Says

Less Sleep in Teen Years Tied to More Pounds at 21

'Little League Shoulder' on the Rise

Low Iron in Brain a Sign of ADHD?

Many Bullied Teens Carry Weapons to School, Study Finds

Many College Students Fear Going Hungry at Some Point: Survey

Many Kids With Autism on Multiple Medications, Study Finds

Many More Kids Visiting ER for Sports Concussions, Study Finds

Many STDs May Go Undiagnosed, U.S. Report Finds

Many Teens Don't Discuss Their Sex Life at Annual Checkup

Many Teens May Get Several Pro-Marijuana Tweets a Day

Many Young Adults Misinformed About Hookahs' Harms

Many Young Americans Know Little About Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Many Young Americans With HIV Delay Treatment: Study

Many Young Males Report Unwanted Sex

Marketing of Unhealthy Foods Still Common in U.S. Schools: Study

Meditation May Help Teens Cope With Cancer

Mental Illness to Blame for 10 Percent of Kids' Hospitalizations: Study

Mental-Health Disorders Growing Faster Among Kids Than Adults: Study

Menthol Cigarette Use Rising Among Young Smokers

More Evidence That Bullying Raises Kids' Suicide Risk

More High School Athletes Complying With Concussion Guidelines, Study Finds

More STD Screening on Horizon for Women?

More Than 6 Percent of U.S. Teens Take Psychiatric Meds: Survey

More U.S. Teens Try E-Cigarettes, Hookahs: Report

More U.S. Women Having Kids in Their 30s and 40s: Report

Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC

Most Medical Devices Approved for Kids Only Tested on Adults: Study

Most Teens Who Misuse Painkillers Aren't After a High, Study Finds

Moving Out of Poor Neighborhood May Disrupt Boys' Mental Health: Study

Music Therapy May Help Teens With Cancer Cope

Music Training May Boost Young Brains, Studies Suggest

New Approaches to Acne Treatment

New Study Paints Grim Health Picture for Obese Teens

News Coverage of Teen Suicides May Have Ripple Effect

No Rise of PTSD Seen in Children With Cancer

No Sign That ADHD Meds Raise Suicide Risk: Study

Number of Young Non-Smokers Who Tried E-Cigs Tripled in 2 Years

Obese Girls Prone to Poorer Grades, Study Suggests

Obese Teens Eat Up Fast-Food Hype, Study Says

One in 10 Teens Has Misused Prescription Painkillers: Survey

Outcomes Improving for Kids With Kidney Transplants

Overuse Injuries May Rise When Kids Specialize in One Sport

Overweight Teen Years Tied to Later Cancer Risk

Overweight Teens Don't Share in Life-Expectancy Gains: Study

Packing School Lunches With Food Safety in Mind

Parents Clueless About Dangers of iPods, Other Noise Hazards: Study

Partial HPV Vaccine Series May Help Prevent Genital Warts in Girls

Poor Sleep May Lead to Worse Grades for College Students

Popular Kids May Be Targets for Bullying: Study

Pot Isn't Harmless, Top U.S. Health Official Says

Power Down to Speed Concussion Recovery: Study

Preemies' Thinking Skills May Catch Up by Adolescence

President's Panel Calls for More Girls, Boys to Get HPV Vaccine

Primary Care Providers May Balk at Giving Teens Antidepressants

Prom Isn't a Good Reason to Hit the Tanning Salon

Racism Takes a Toll on Kids' Mental Health, Research Shows

Radiation-Free Cancer Scans: Coming Soon?

Rising E-Cigarette Use Tied to More Smoking in Teens

Risk of Depression May Rise With Too Much or Too Little Sleep

Salt's Harm Evident in Heavy Teens, Study Finds

Schools Add More Fruits, Veggies to the '3 Rs'

Screaming, Cursing at Your Misbehaving Teen May Backfire

Serious Health Issues May Await Survivors of Childhood Cancer

Severe Obesity in Teens Tied to Possible Kidney Problems

'Sexting' Linked to Sex in Middle School

Sexy Facebook Photos Not a Hit With Many Young Women

Shoulders Take a Pounding in High School Football

Single Dose of HPV Vaccine May Be Enough to Guard Against Cervical Cancer

Single-Sex Education's Benefits Challenged in Study

Sleepy Teens Seem at Higher Risk for Pedestrian Accidents

Smaller Classes May Be Key to High School Friendships

Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion

Sports for Teens Are Beneficial -- Up to a Point

Star Athletes Often Endorse Junk Food, Study Says

Start School Later for Older Kids, Pediatricians Urge

Stress Hormone May Drive Risk-Taking by Teen Motorists

Strong Verbal Skills in Childhood May Raise Drinking Risk, Study Suggests

Students' Health Habits Tied to School Success

Students Smoke Weed Despite Drug Testing at Schools, Study Finds

Substance Use at School Could Be Cry for Help

Suicide a Risk for Young Cancer Patients, Study Finds

Suicide Try While Young a 'Red Flag' for Lifelong Struggles, Study Finds

Survey Finds Support for Banning E-Cigarette Use by Kids

Take Kids to Get Their Flu Shots Early, Experts Say

Talking Openly With Partner Linked to HIV Testing in Teens

Teen Boys Who Think They're Skinny May Be at Higher Risk for Depression

Teen Bullies, Victims Armed More Than Other Kids, Study Says

Teen 'Growing Pains' May Persist For Years

Teen Pregnancy Rates Much Higher for Girls With Serious Mental Illness: Study

Teen 'Sexting' Has a Double Standard, Study Shows

Teenage Boys Want Intimacy, Not Just Sex, Survey Finds

Teens' Antisocial Texts May Foretell Bad Behavior

Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: Study

Teens' Energy Drink Habit May Be Linked to Booze, Tobacco, Drug Use

Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting

Teens May Have Less Impulse Control When Faced With Danger

Teens' Mental Disorders Often Untreated in U.S., Study Finds

Teens Often Copycat Others Who Drink and Drive: Study

Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study

Teens' Stress Levels Rival Those of Adults, Survey Finds

Teens' Use of E-Cigarettes Doubles in a Year: CDC

Teens Who Are Night Owls May Struggle in School

Teens Who Indoor Tan Often Take Other Health Risks: Survey

Teens Who Prefer Menthols Are Heavier Smokers: Study

Teens Who 'Sext' Don't Dwell on Consequences

Testicular Cancer Up Sharply Among Young Hispanics, Study Finds

Thalidomide May Help Kids With Crohn's Disease

There Is No Safer Football Helmet for Kids: Study

Three-Quarters of U.S. Teens Say They Don't Drink

Thyroid Tumors May Be More Dangerous for Cancer Survivors: Study

Timing Influences Risk of Complications From Circumcision: Study

Tips for Stress-Free Winter Breaks With College Kids

Too Few Teens Receive HPV Shot, CDC Says

Too Little Sleep May Add to Teen Health Problems

Too Many Younger Teens Still Getting Pregnant: CDC

Tough Laws Continue to Target Tobacco Sales to Minors

Training Programs Protect Young Athletes From ACL Tears: Report

Trampolines Linked to More Than 1 Million ER Visits Over a Decade

Treatment Often Inadequate for Children With Anxiety Disorders, Study Finds

Tweens Who Play Sports Less Likely to Smoke: Study

Twenty U.S. Kids Hospitalized Each Day for Gun Injuries: Study

U.S. Adults With Autism May Face Housing Crisis

U.S. Kids Experiencing Less Violence: Surveys

U.S. Panel Rejects Blood Pressure Screening for Kids, Teens

U.S. Teens Begin to Slim Down, Study Suggests

U.S. Teens Eat Too Much Salt, Hiking Obesity Risk: Study

U.S. Teens More Vulnerable to Genital Herpes, Study Suggests

Underage Binge Drinkers Grab the Hard Stuff, Survey Finds

Urine Test May Spot Heart, Kidney Risk in Kids With Type 1 Diabetes

Violent Video Games Tied to Combative Thinking in Study

Web-Based Program May Help Beginner Drivers

Weight-Loss Surgery Safe for Very Obese Teens, Study Says

What Parents Need to Know About Sports Participation

When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?

When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On

When Winter Fun Isn't So Fun

When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses

Why Johnny Can't Sleep

Why Many U.S. Preteens Aren't Getting the HPV Shot

Worker Layoffs Tied to Rise in Teen Suicides, Study Finds

Working With Horses May Ease Stress in Kids

Young Athletes' Concussions Often Unreported: Report

Young Binge Drinkers May Not Need Special Counseling From Family Docs

Young People May Respond Better to Upbeat Health Messages

Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study

 

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