Cheerleading isn't as dangerous as you might think, but it isn't totally safe either.
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New evidence suggests that high school football may be getting a little safer — at least in one state.
Described as a nightmare for athletes, a torn ACL is exceptionally painful and slow to heal. Though this injury strikes down athletes of all demograp...
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Could childhood stress have a lasting impact on adult health?
The teen years can be a challenge for both kids and their parents. But keeping an eye on early-maturing teen girls may make a difference.
Many parents know just how distracting social media use can be for teens during the day. But nighttime use may carry an even heavier toll.
Want your kids to choose healthy foods over processed snacks? It may be helpful to know what fruits kids reach for most.
Asthma patients who find themselves reaching for their inhalers all too often may now have another treatment option — in the form of a pill.
Many teens routinely drink energy drinks. For those who have had a head injury, that may be a problem.
Many video games contain tobacco content, but video game buyers may not know it — and that may be a problem.
Unlike teenagers, social media never sleeps. But for teens who try to keep up with online accounts 24/7, there may be a price.
Sometimes a second look shows a whole different picture. At least that was the case with a depression medication called paroxetine (brand names Aropa...
Peer pressure is a concern for many parents when it comes to cigarettes. But new evidence suggests that parents' smoking habits may be a key factor, ...
Could vaping be putting young people on the road to traditional smokes? Maybe so.
Repetitive behavior has long been a hallmark of autism. For girls with the disorder, however, things may not be so simple.
It’s tough to be a kid with a chronic illness, but dealing with it by using alcohol and recreational drugs can cause other health problems.
It appears that many US teens have now found a new use for e-cigarettes — as a low-profile way to get high.