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4/23/2014
People With More Education May Recover Better From Brain Injury

Study looked at adults hurt in motor vehicle crashes, falls

4/22/2014
Fear Won't Boost Exam Scores: Study

Researchers found scare tactics could actually backfire, result in lower grades

4/21/2014
Language Problems Common for Kids With ADHD, Study Finds

Anxiety often goes hand in hand with attention disorder, too

4/10/2014
More High School Athletes Complying With Concussion Guidelines, Study Finds

Awareness of precautions growing but improvement still needed, experts say

4/10/2014
Specializing in One Sport as Child No Guarantee of Future Success

And limiting focus can result in more harm than good, researchers say

4/9/2014
Free Drinking Water Available to Most U.S. Kids at School Lunch

Study found Southern schools doing best at meeting USDA rule

4/8/2014
Too Many Younger Teens Still Getting Pregnant: CDC

Girls aged 15 to 17 account for about one-quarter of teen births, report shows

4/8/2014
Arsenic in Well Water Tied to Less Brain Power in U.S. Study

Researchers found students exposed to higher levels of the element had lower IQ test scores

4/7/2014
Having Kids Walk to School Comes With Risks, Benefits

Added physical activity is healthy for youngsters, but traffic poses danger, study finds

4/4/2014
Few Good Resources on Self-Harm Exist Online, Study Finds

Misleading information could affect treatment decisions, researchers say

4/1/2014
Popular Kids May Be Targets for Bullying: Study

Competition for social status could play a role, researchers say

3/27/2014
Intensive Early Childhood Education May Boost Adult Health

Study found kids in special program had lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels, weighed less in their 30s

3/23/2014
College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break

FDA has tips on sun safety, medication, staying hydrated and more

3/14/2014
When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?

Study suggests grieving can affect school performance; mental health therapy an effective option

3/11/2014
Obese Girls Prone to Poorer Grades, Study Suggests

Researchers found weight at age 11 linked to academic success

3/10/2014
Spring Break Drunkeness a Dangerous Tradition

Expert says thousands of college students injured each year after drinking too much, and some die

3/10/2014
Kids Who Repeat a Grade Can Become Discipline Problems, Study Says

Schools that had more repeaters had more suspensions, other signs of trouble in student body

3/6/2014
Shared Family Activities May Boost Preschoolers' Emotional Health

Eating dinner, having fun together can help kids learn to form good relationships

3/6/2014
State Flu Shot Rule for Preschoolers Curbs Kids' Hospitalizations: CDC

When vaccination rates rose in Connecticut, serious complications dropped, report finds

2/26/2014
Nurse Caseloads, Education Tied to Surgery Outcomes

Each case added to workload linked to higher risk of patient death, researchers say

2/22/2014
Students' Health Habits Tied to School Success

Fitness, nutrition, proper sleep and TV restrictions appeared to make a difference in study of city kids

2/17/2014
Bullying May Have Lasting Health Effects on Kids

Study of students in grades 5 through 10 found mental, physical fallout even if harassment stopped

2/13/2014
Video Games Might Help People With Dyslexia Learn to Read, Study Suggests

Sights, sounds may prove a distraction, researchers say

2/11/2014
Teens' Stress Levels Rival Those of Adults, Survey Finds

Top worries include post-graduation choices, financial concerns

2/10/2014
Autism Costs Average $17,000 Yearly for Each Child, Study Finds

School systems bear the brunt, not parents, researchers find

2/7/2014
Feeling in Control? You Might Live Longer

For people with less education, study suggests attitude makes a difference in lifespan

2/7/2014
'House' TV Series Leads to Real-Life Diagnosis

Doctors realized patient's mysterious symptoms resembled those of a character on the medical drama

2/5/2014
Shy Kids Might Not Have Difficulty With Language

Study suggests these toddlers understand what they hear as well as more outgoing peers

1/31/2014
Possible Gap Seen in Adult Care for Childhood Cancer Survivors

Survey found many primary care doctors 'somewhat uncomfortable' about treating these patients

1/31/2014
Many College Students Fear Going Hungry at Some Point: Survey

Factors include rising costs, lack of support even among those with jobs

1/31/2014
Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses

Researchers did not find a link between marijuana use and partner abuse

1/31/2014
A Challenge at Work Might Ease Autism Symptoms in Adults

Finding counters the notion that difficult behaviors are hard to alter in these patients

1/30/2014
College Students Should Get a Flu Shot

Dorm living, large classes increase their exposure to the virus, doctor notes

1/27/2014
Kids Bullied During Gym Class May Stop Exercising

Study found drop in activity among students of all weights after being teased about physical ability

1/25/2014
Many Parents Learn Online Skills From Their Tech-Savvy Kids

Small study from Chile found family role reversal when it comes to computers and Internet

1/20/2014
Extra Zzz's in Morning May Help Teens Stay Alert in Class

Scheduling classes a bit later seems to reduce daytime sleepiness in high school students, study says

1/15/2014
Experts Urge 'Seismic Shift' in Approach to Better U.S. Health Care

Improving education, social services can help Americans live longer, healthier lives, panel says

1/13/2014
Study Spots Growing Disparity in U.S. Teen Obesity Problem

Rates decline among kids in more educated, affluent families, while they rise in lower-income homes

1/13/2014
Students Smoke Weed Despite Drug Testing at Schools, Study Finds

Such policies don't seem to work as well as setting clear rules, fostering respect between kids and teachers

12/19/2013
Angelina Jolie's Story Didn't Boost Knowledge of Breast Cancer Risks: Study

Star underwent preventive mastectomy because of genetic vulnerability

12/13/2013
Tips for Stress-Free Winter Breaks With College Kids

Here's how parents can adapt when students come home

12/13/2013
Avid Cellphone Use by College Kids Tied to Anxiety, Lower Grades

Study suggests problems may come from sense of obligation to stay connected

12/9/2013
Many Young Americans Know Little About Cervical Cancer Vaccine

And only 1 in 4 talks with a health-care provider about the HPV shot, cancer society survey finds

12/2/2013
How Worried Are Parents About Kids' Online Safety?

Study suggests race, ethnicity, other factors affect their level of concern

11/25/2013
Smaller Classes May Be Key to High School Friendships

Teens tend to bond in 'elective' courses such as Latin, calculus, woodshop, study finds

11/19/2013
CPR Training Rates Lower in Poor, Rural U.S. Communities

Less bystander resuscitation training also seen in the South, Midwest and West

11/14/2013
Schools Can Set Tone for Healthy Eating

Encouraging students to try nutritious foods worked, study found

11/14/2013
Teens Who Are Night Owls May Struggle in School

Study found staying up late translated into lower GPA scores, more emotional problems

11/12/2013
Divorce May Raise Risk of Accidental Death

Rates of preventable deaths, such as in a fire, twice as high for divorced people, study finds

11/12/2013
Music Training May Boost Young Brains, Studies Suggest

Effects appear strongest when kids start lessons before age 7