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Teen e-cigarette use surged 75 percent in the past year, threatening booming US market

Sep 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
Over the past year, the number of high school students who have used e-cigarettes in the past 30 days has skyrocketed about 75 percent, preliminary federal...
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How Heavy Is Your Child's Backpack?

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Schools are in session across the U.S. and millions of backpack-carrying students are settling into new routines – some of which include bringing the same items home each afternoon. Think the books and school supplies that your child is carrying in a backpack slung haphazardly across one shoulder ar......
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Almost 1 in 11 students has vaped cannabis, report says

Sep 18, 2018 , CNN Health
Even middle schoolers are vaping marijuana, according to a new report....
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Almost one in 11 U.S. tweens and teens vape cannabis

Sep 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Roughly one in 11 American middle and high school students have used cannabis in e-cigarettes, a study suggests....
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1 in 3 High School E-Cig Users Vape Pot: Survey

Sep 18, 2018 , WebMD
The survey involved nearly 20,700 middle and high school students from both public and private institutions. The goal was to gain fresh insight into vaping, which has been the most popular means for smoking among American youth since...
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2 million U.S. teens are vaping marijuana

Sep 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening health concerns about the new popularity of vaping among...
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Paddling to be allowed at Georgia school to punish some students

Sep 14, 2018 , CNN Health
To begin the new school year, a Georgia public charter school sent consent forms home to parents informing them of a new corporal punishment policy, CNN affiliate WRDW reported Friday. The superintendent of the Georgia School for Innovation and the Classics says a third of the 100 "consent to paddle forms" that have been returned have granted permission to the school....
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Sleep may impact college grades more than drinking or drugs

Sep 12, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - College students who want good grades may want to skip the all-nighters and avoid picking early-morning classes because a new study suggests lack of sleep is at least as bad for academic success as binge drinking or doing drugs....
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1 in 5 College Students Stressed, Consider Suicide

Sep 11, 2018 , WebMD
Among more than 67,000 students surveyed, over 20 percent said they experienced stressful events in the last year that were strongly associated with mental health problems, including harming themselves and suicidal thoughts or attempts, according to a new study in the journal Depression and...
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Social Media Monitoring Companies Say They’re Preventing Student Suicides, Shootings. But There’s Little Evidence Their Algorithms Work.

Sep 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
And experts are concerned that the results don't justify the sacrifice of students' privacy. In other public health news: genome-editing, lead levels in schools' drinking water, cancer, sepsis, germs and...
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Superintendent Of Detroit Schools Cuts Off All Drinking Fountains As Some Show Unsafe Levels of Lead, Copper

Aug 31, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Because water quality results from more than 100 schools aren't expected until after they reopen, the superintendent says the district is being extra cautious. A task force is being put together to investigate infrastructure issues, but in the meantime bottled water will be provided for students and...
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South Korea bans coffee in schools -- even among teachers

Aug 31, 2018 , CNN Health
South Korea will introduce a new law banning the sale of coffee in schools across the country in a bid to keep students from consuming too much caffeine....
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Suicidal Students Devastated By Universities’ Responses To Crises: ‘I Reached Out For Help And Now I’m Suddenly Getting Blamed For It’

Aug 29, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A series of legal challenges against universities' policies on students' mental health highlights the way the organizations struggle to respond to the young people in need. In other mental health news, conversion therapy is getting attention because of big-screen movies as states work to limit and ban the practice....
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GoGuardian launches suicide prevention tool, Fitbit reveals trends for heart rate data collection, and more digital health news briefs

Aug 29, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Technology looks after students. Yesterday education-focused software company GoGuardian launched a suicide prevention tool for students in grades K-12. The system, called Beacon, include an early-warning system that helps schools identify pupils at risk of self harm or suicide. The system employs machine learning to access web searchers, social media behaivor, chats, forums, and...
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As Anxiety Rises Among School-Aged Children, School Nurses Try To Adjust To Meet Their Health Needs

Aug 24, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The nurse's office is often the first place students turn to for help to deal with stress, a trend worrying many school nursing associations that say they're outnumbered by students. “There’s so much more in the school nursing world today than there ever has been,” Illinois school nurse Cameron Traut said. News on children's health also reports on how frequent family moves can disrupt children's mental health, mothers' depression can throw off a child's immune system and...
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Students learn lifesaving techniques once reserved for military

Aug 22, 2018 , CNN Health
It's a nightmare scenario that's increasingly being viewed as a possibility, especially for students across the United States: emergency medical treatment for massive trauma....
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NYU to Offer Free Tuition to All Med Students

Aug 22, 2018 , eMedicine Health
NYU to Offer Free Tuition to All Med...
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When students were bullied because of dirty clothes, a principal installed a free laundromat at school

Aug 22, 2018 , CNN Health
The teenage girl screamed and fought with the school security officer when he tried to check her bag....
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NYU to Offer Free Tuition to All Med Students

Aug 22, 2018 , RxList
The New York University School of Medicine says it will offer free tuition to all current and future students regardless of need or merit, making it the largest and highest-ranked medical school to make such an...
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NYU to Offer Free Tuition to All Med Students

Aug 21, 2018 , WebMD
The median cost of medical education at a private medical school is $59,605 per year, and the median current debt of a graduating student is...
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