In an attempt to create new and compelling content for a social media and viral millennial audience, reality television producers have moved from the dorm ...Read More »
Legalizing Medical Marijuana Does Not Increase Teen Use
When states legalize medical marijuana, this does not lead to greater use of the drug by teens, a new study suggests. The findings are published ...Read More »
Should Deaf Children With Hearing Parents Learn A Sign Language?
Every year, 10,000 U.S. children are born deaf. For more than 95 percent of those children, they are born to hearing parents. As the popularity of ...Read More »
Kids Do Not Drink Enough Water
Many American children and teens aren’t consuming enough liquids — especially water — and that lack of hydration could affect their physical and mental health, ...Read More »
Electronic Cigarettes Are Booming in the U.S.
Smoking is on the rise due to an increase in the use of electronic cigarettes, particularly by smokers of traditional cigarettes. Instead of replacing tobacco ...Read More »
Still Too Many on Wait Lists for Organ Transplants
In the U.S., an average of 21 people die every day waiting for an organ transplant, and the wait times can range from four months for a heart ...Read More »
AMA Enacts Policy To Reduce Youth Sports Concussions
At their annual meeting today in Chicago, members of the American Medical Association (AMA) voted to adopt policy aimed at reducing and managing concussions suffered ...Read More »
Vapers Believe E-Cigarettes Will Help Quit Tobacco
E-cigarette users are much more hopeful that the devices will help them quit smoking than the general public is, including people who just smoke traditional ...Read More »
Bullied Teens at Risk for Later Depression
(HealthDay News) — Young teens who are bullied appear to be at higher risk of depression when they reach early adulthood, according to new research. ...Read More »
Where Do Teens Go For Health Information: Online or Their Parents?
When teenagers have questions regarding medical health, more than four out of five of them will consult Dr. Internet, according to a new study. To ...Read More »