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1 in 10 Young Adults Admits to Sexual Violence

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

1 in 3 Young Americans Has Suffered Dating Violence: Survey

1 in 5 High School Seniors Binge Drinks: Study

1 in 5 U.S. Kids Has a Mental Health Disorder: CDC

16 Percent of U.S. High Schoolers Victims of Cyberbullying: Study

20 Percent of Seventh Graders Have 'Sexted'

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

A Deadly Form of Diabetes That Doctors Sometimes Miss

ADHD + Texting = Double Trouble for Teen Drivers, Study Finds

Adopted Teens More Likely to Attempt Suicide, Study Finds

After ACL Surgery, Another Knee Injury Likely, Study Suggests

Alcohol Tied to Domestic Violence on College Campuses

Anti-Gay Bullying Tied to Teen Depression, Suicide

Are Teen Brains Hyper-Wired for Rewards?

As Cheerleading Evolves, Injuries Mount

As More Meningitis Cases Hit Colleges, Experts Urge Awareness

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

Athletic Trainers First Line of Treatment for Young Basketballers: Study

ATV Injuries to Kids on Decline for Now: Study

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

Back-to-School Tips May Help Ease Sensory Overload in Kids

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 Transfusions May Mean Fewer Strokes in Kids With Sickle Cell Disease

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

Boys With Guns at High Risk of Assault: Study

Braces Seem to Benefit Many Kids With High-Risk Scoliosis

Brain May Recover From Concussion by Compensating

Brain Scans May Support Venus/Mars Divide Between Sexes

Brain Size May Yield Clues to Anorexia

Bullied Kids May Have More Legal Woes in Adulthood

Bullied Kids More Likely to Self-Harm as Teens

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

California Teens Drinking More Sugary Drinks: Report

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

Changes in Household Routines Help Reduce Kids' Obesity: Study

Childhood Bullying Scars Can Last Into Adulthood

Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds

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

Children Who Have CT Scans May Face Higher Cancer Risk

College Drinking May Aggravate PTSD Symptoms

College Football Players Have Stiffer Arteries, Study Finds

College Kids Trend Toward Twitter, Adults Favor Facebook

College Students Feel Pull of Cigarette Ads, Study Finds

Concussion Prevention: Pass on Pricey Football Helmets, Study Suggests

Concussion Symptoms May Not Differ in Teen, Young Adult Athletes

Could Childhood Nightmares Foreshadow Mental Ills as Teen?

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

Cutting Unneeded CT Scans in Kids Could Lower Future Cancer Risk

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

Don't Blame Parents for Sins of the Child

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

Earlier Acne Outbreaks May Be Caused by Earlier Puberty: Experts

Earlier Onset of Periods May Not Mean Earlier Sex

Early Discipline Tied to Less Use of Drugs, Alcohol in Teens

Early Periods May Signal Greater Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests

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

Early Sex, Drugs More Common Among Teens With Half-Siblings, Study Suggests

Energy Drinks Popular With Troubled Teens, Study Says

'Engaged' Teens More Likely to Stay in School, Study Shows

E-Readers Benefit Some With Dyslexia, Study Finds

Even Mild Weight Loss May Lower Diabetes Risk in Obese Teens

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

FDA Proposes Tougher Warnings for Tanning Beds

Fetal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Tied to Hearing Loss in Teens

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 Young Americans Lack Health Care Coverage

Fitness in Teen Years May Guard Against Heart Trouble Later

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

Flu Hitting Younger Adults Hard, Vaccination Helps: CDC

Focus on Health, Not Fat, in Food Talks With Kids

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

For Teens, Favorite Tunes May Impair Driving

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

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

Girls' Brain Connectivity Happens Sooner Than for Boys: Study

Girls May Need Fewer Gardasil Shots, Study Suggests

Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests

Gradual Exposure to Peanuts May Help Some Allergic Kids

Growing Up Poor May Raise Odds for Smoking: Study

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

Healthy Eating, Good Night's Sleep Really Do Help Kids Learn

Help Your Children Manage Media Use, Experts Urge

High Blood Pressure Common Among Overweight Kids

High School Football Players Often Not Deterred by Head Injury

Higher Altitude May Lower Sports Concussion Risk, Study Suggests

Hispanic Teens More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Survey

Homemade Blowgun Darts Pose Choking Dangers for Teens

How Many Calories in Your Fast-Food Meal? Guess Again

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

HPV Vaccination Rates Might Rise If More Docs Recommended It

HPV Vaccine Lowering Infection Rates Among Girls: CDC

HPV Vaccine Might Shield Women Against Throat Cancer: Study

Hundreds of Thousands of Teens Use Pot, Alcohol Each Day: Report

If Parents Ever Smoked, Teens May Be More Likely to Light Up

Indoor Tanning Laws Help Keep Teen Girls Away, Study Finds

Insights Gained Into Tourette Syndrome

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

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

Kids Benefit From Doctors' Antismoking Counseling: Experts

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

Kids' Concussion Recovery Varies by Symptom Severity: Study

Kids' Concussions Defined by Where They Live, Study Finds

Kids Hospitalized for Flu Need Antiviral Meds Right Away: Study

Kids' Liver Transplant Success Varies by Race, Research Shows

Kids Mimic Parents' TV Viewing Habits

Kids' Movies Deliver Mixed Messages on Eating, Obesity

Kids' Pitching Injuries Rising; Study Blames Overuse

Kids' Smoking Influences May Change Over Time

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 With Past Concussions Take Longer to Recover

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

Lawn Mower Injuries Often Caused by Distraction

Legalize Pot, But Not for Teens, Many U.S. Adults Say

Living in 'Stroke Belt' as Teen May Raise Future Risk

Low Iron in Brain a Sign of ADHD?

Many 8-Year-Olds in U.S. Have Tasted Alcohol: Study

Many College Students Fear Going Hungry at Some Point: Survey

Many Kids Missing Out on Healthy Lifestyle

Many Kids With Autism on Multiple Medications, Study Finds

Many More Kids Visiting ER for Sports Concussions, Study Finds

Many Parents Unaware of Teens' Abuse of ADHD Drugs

Many Risk Factors for Early Dementia Can Show Up in Teens

Many Suicidal Kids Have Access to Guns at Home: Study

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

Many U.S. Kids Victims of Violence, Abuse: Survey

Many U.S. Teens Struggle With Extreme Fatigue: Survey

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 Ills in Kids With Epilepsy May Depend on Seizure Location

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

Menthol Cigarette Use Rising Among Young Smokers

Meth Addiction May Be Harder to Treat in Teen Girls

Military Families May Need Help With Mental Health

More Booze in Movies for Kids, Study Finds

More Evidence That Bullying Raises Kids' Suicide Risk

More Follow-Up Needed for Kids With High Blood Pressure Reading

More High School Athletes Complying With Concussion Guidelines, Study Finds

More Kids Diagnosed With Mental Health Disabilities, Study Finds

More Than 4 in 10 U.S. Teens Text While Driving: Survey

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

More U.S. Kids May Be at Risk for High Blood Pressure

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

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

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

Nearly Half of High Schoolers Text While Driving: Survey

New Guidelines Say Doctors Should Screen All Adults for 'Risky' Drinking

New Study Paints Grim Health Picture for Obese Teens

No Drop in Teens' Use of 'Smokeless' Tobacco

No Rise of PTSD Seen in Children With Cancer

Obese Girls Prone to Poorer Grades, Study Suggests

Obese Teens Eat Up Fast-Food Hype, Study Says

Obesity Linked to Greater Risk of Hearing Loss in Teens

Obesity Risk Factors May Vary for Boys, Girls

One in 10 Teens Has Misused Prescription Painkillers: Survey

One in Five Kids May 'Outgrow' Asthma

Outcomes Improving for Kids With Kidney Transplants

Outgoing Young People Become Happier Seniors: Survey

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

Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens' Substance Abuse: Survey

Partial HPV Vaccine Series May Help Prevent Genital Warts in Girls

Plastics Chemicals May Boost Kids' Risk for Obesity, Diabetes

Playing Violent Video Games Linked to Impulsive Behavior

Popular Kids May Be Targets for Bullying: Study

Poverty Rate Still High Among U.S. Children: Report

Power Down to Speed Concussion Recovery: Study

Pregnancy Adds Challenge for Teens Treated for Drug Abuse, Report Says

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

Primary Care Providers May Balk at Giving Teens Antidepressants

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

Radiation-Free Cancer Scans: Coming Soon?

Recession May Have Boosted Teens' Social Consciousness

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

Same-Sex Relationships Pose Abuse Risks, Too

School Programs Do Keep Some Kids From Smoking

School Sports May Cut Rates of Violence, Bullying Among Teens

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

Screaming, Cursing at Your Misbehaving Teen May Backfire

Secondhand Smoke Tied to Lower 'Good' Cholesterol in Teen Girls

Serious Health Issues May Await Survivors of Childhood Cancer

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 Reach for Fast Foods First

Sleepy Teens Seem at Higher Risk for Pedestrian Accidents

Smaller Classes May Be Key to High School Friendships

Speed a Factor in One-Third of Deadly Crashes Involving Teen Drivers

Sports for Teens Are Beneficial -- Up to a Point

Star Athletes Often Endorse Junk Food, Study Says

Stress Hormone May Drive Risk-Taking by Teen Motorists

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

Student Suicide May Spur Similar Thoughts in Teens

Students' Health Habits Tied to School Success

Students Smoke Weed Despite Drug Testing at Schools, Study Finds

Suicide a Risk for Young Cancer Patients, Study Finds

Suicide Rate Higher for Adults Who Were Out-of-Shape as Teens: Study

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

Summer Deadliest Time of Year for Teen Drivers

Sunless Tanners Still a Tough Sell, Survey Finds

Survey Finds Support for Banning E-Cigarette Use by Kids

Swallowing Magnets Can Be Fatal for Children

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 May Turn to Crime as Adults

Teen Drinkers, Pot Smokers at Raised Risk of Concussion, Study Says

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

Teens' Antisocial Texts May Foretell Bad Behavior

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

Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting

Teens' IQ Takes a Hit From Fighting, Study Finds

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 Say U.S. Recession Was a Blow to Their Health

Teens' Screen Time May Affect Their Bone Health: Study

Teens' Self-Consciousness Has Biological Basis, Study Says

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 'Sext' Don't Dwell on Consequences

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

Tips for Stress-Free Winter Breaks With College Kids

Tobacco Ads Spark Teen Smoking, Study Finds

Tobacco Laws for Minors May Cut Adult Smoking as Well

Too Few Girls Getting HPV Vaccine: CDC

Too Few Kids Use Fast-Food Calorie Info, Study Finds

Too Little Sleep May Add to Teen Health Problems

Too Many Younger Teens Still Getting Pregnant: CDC

Training in the Heat

Treatment Often Inadequate for Children With Anxiety Disorders, Study Finds

Turn Down the Danger of Hearing Loss

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

Twitter Chat: How to Prepare for a Healthy School Year

Type 2 Diabetes Progresses Faster in Kids, Study Finds

U.K. Experts Urge HPV Vaccine for Young Gay Men

U.S. Adults With Autism May Face Housing Crisis

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

U.S. School Kids Should Get Hour of Exercise Daily: Report

U.S. Schools Show Progress in Healthy Behaviors, CDC Says

U.S. Teen Birth Rate Plummets: Report

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

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

Violent Video Games Tied to Combative Thinking in Study

Weather Worries Can Threaten a Child's Mental Health

Weekend 'Catch-Up' Sleep May Cut Young Drivers' Crash Risk

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

When a Parent Dies, What Helps a Child Cope?

When Teen Dating Turns Abusive and Violent

When Winter Fun Isn't So Fun

Why Johnny Can't Sleep

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

Women Fret More Over Weight Gain in College

Young Athletes' Concussions Often Unreported: Report

Young Binge Drinkers May Not Need Special Counseling From Family Docs

Young Homeless People With Friends at Lower Risk for STDs: Study

Young Men Less Likely to Survive Melanoma Than Women: Study

Young People May Respond Better to Upbeat Health Messages

Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study

Young Teens at Raised Risk of Kidney Transplant Failure: Study

Youth Murder Rate Hits 30-Year Low: CDC

 

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