The American Academy of Pediatrics issued an update to its guidelines this week calling for universal screening for depression in adolescents “in an era of great clinical need and shortage of mental health specialists.”
health freedom alliance, 6 May 2016
The U.S. government on Thursday took wide-ranging steps to crack down for the first time on e-cigarettes and cigars, growing in popularity among teens, and banned sales to anyone under age 18 in hopes of sparing a new generation from nicotine addiction.
A potentially habitable alien planet — one that scientists say is the best candidate yet to harbor water, and possibly even life, on its surface — has been found around a nearby star.
A new study has found that teenagers who consume high amounts of sugary soda appear to be more prone towards violence than teenagers who consume less or no sugary soda.
An athletic 20 year man is playing basketball and suddenly collapses on the court and dies.
If after perusing the news, you think to yourself, “Why are more young people dropping dead after a sporting event?” then you are on to something. Most recently it was basketball player Wes Leonard of Michigan and Texas quarterback Reggie Garrett. Both high schoolers collapsed and died right after scoring the winning play.
Program overcomes hurdles such as cost and confidentiality
It's been nearly a month since the nation's attention was focused on Tucson, where five were killed and 13 injured , including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, several other shootings missed the mainstream news.
Teenagers carry 30 percent more of the toxic chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in their bodies than older adults, according to a study conducted by researchers from Statistics Canada.