Adolescents and Teen Health News

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12/13/2017
12/12/2017
12/5/2017
12/5/2017
12/4/2017
12/4/2017
E-cigarettes a Gateway?

Teens who use e-cigarettes at high risk of smoking traditional cigarettes, study finds.

11/30/2017
11/30/2017
Digital Addiction Risks

Smartphone and Internet addiction may change brain chemistry, new study finds.

11/27/2017
11/27/2017
Self-Harm Prevention

ER visits for self-injury increasing among young girls, study finds.

11/20/2017
11/18/2017
11/17/2017
11/16/2017
11/15/2017
11/14/2017
11/13/2017
11/9/2017
11/7/2017
11/7/2017
Exercise and Mortality

Moderate to vigorous exercise lowers the risk of death in older women, study finds

11/7/2017
11/6/2017
11/6/2017
11/6/2017
Pot Use in Adolescence

Marijuana use among teens has not increased in a decade, study finds

11/3/2017
10/31/2017
10/31/2017
10/30/2017
10/30/2017
10/27/2017
10/26/2017
Sports and the Adolescent Brain

3 months may not be enough time for an adolescent brain to recover from concussion, according to a new study

10/26/2017
Bat Left, Throw Right: Baseball Stardom?

Analysis says this skill set common among some Major League greats

10/25/2017
Hockey Study Suggests Injured Kids Sent Back on the Ice Too Soon

Brain changes persist at least 3 months after kids' concussions, study finds

10/25/2017
Adderall Misuse May Be Hidden Part of Teen Amphetamine Abuse

That could lead to an undercount of the extent of the problem, researchers say

10/25/2017
Decline in U.S. Teen Drug Abuse Means Less Crime, Violence

New stats show fighting, theft, gun use all down

10/25/2017
Almost 4 in 10 Tanning Salons Flout State Laws

Survey finds many salons willing to offer tanning to teens, despite legal bans

10/24/2017
Keeping Your Driving Teen Focused on the Road

Distractions at the wheel are major cause of needless tragedies, experts say

10/23/2017
High-Nicotine E-Cigs May Be Gateway to Smoking for Teens

Many more 10th graders who tried the devices were hooked on 'regular' cigarettes later, study found

10/21/2017
Kidney Failure Can Isolate Young Patients

Relationships and employment often suffer, study finds

10/20/2017
Smartphones, Tablets Sabotaging Teens' Sleep

Study found more adolescents getting less rest because of temptations of technology

10/19/2017
Self-Harm on the Rise Among Teen Girls

Behavior was strongly linked to greater suicide risk, UK study found

10/19/2017
1 in 5 Young Women Who Tan Indoors Get Addicted

Depression and worries about appearance common in those who can't skip the tanning bed, study finds

10/16/2017
Nearly a Third of College Kids Think ADHD Meds Boost Grades

But adolescent health experts say there's no evidence to support that belief

10/10/2017
Start Skin Cancer Prevention Early, Health Experts Say

New proposal urges doctors to begin talking to parents when fair-skinned children are 6 months old

10/9/2017
Another Downside to College Boozing: Poorer Job Prospects

In study, binge drinking 6 times a month lowered chances of full-time employment later

10/9/2017
Prescription Stimulants on Campus

Nearly a third of college students think prescription stimulants help boost grades, study finds

10/5/2017
Protecting Preemies From Stress Might Improve Later Mental Health

Babies born at 2.2 pounds or less normally face higher risk of adult psychological issues

10/4/2017
Too Little of This Vitamin Could Harm Young Hearts

Leafy green veggies are a good source of the vital nutrient

10/2/2017
Reassuring Kids After Another Senseless Tragedy

Psychiatrists urge parents to stress to young concertgoers that events like Las Vegas shooting remain rare

10/2/2017
Girls' Sports-Related Concussions May Last Twice As Long

Underlying conditions could prolong recovery, researcher says